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  1. Coming Soon
    The East Village’s First Rice-Burger Shop Opens on MondayWasabi salt!
  2. Coming Soon
    Chinese Hamburger Chain Will Open Enormous NYC Location to Compete With ShakeIt’s coming for you, Shake Shack.
  3. Video Feed
    Watch Mario Batali and Mike Myers Play Beer Pong in Washington Square ParkVerdict: Neither is particularly adept at the drinking game.
  4. Coming Soon
    Rice Burger Shop Will Open in the East VillageChicken meatballs, on rice.
  5. The Chain Gang
    Two Manhattan Five Guys Locations Are Now Testing MilkshakesShakes do come with those fries.
  6. Reopenings
    Cafe Noir Reopens Tomorrow in Its New Tribeca HomeThere will be “a bit of the old with lots of new.”
  7. Lawsuits
    Workers Say Restaurant Owner Made Them Work 18-Hour Shifts and Go to ChurchFailure to comply meant threats of being fired and deportation.
  8. Expansions
    California Import LYFE Kitchen to Open First New York Restaurant This FallBring on the quinoa, and the liquor.
  9. Openings
    Birch Coffee to Open Fourth Location Next Month“It’s going to be “super coffee-centric.”
  10. Coming Soon
    Oui, Chef: A New York Pioneer Finally Gets Back in the KitchenThirty-five years after blazing a fine-dining trail downtown with Chanterelle, David Waltuck will open élan this summer.
  11. The Chain Gang
    A Dispatch From the Manhattan Dairy Queen’s Grand OpeningDespite Grub Street’s pleas, plenty of people turned out.
  12. Openings
    Sweet Chick Manhattan Opens Tomorrow in the Old Max Fish SpaceThe waffle batter is set.
  13. What to Eat
    What to Eat at Claudette, Rosemary’s Provençal-Inspired SisterCarlos Suarez will open his new restaurant in the former Cru space later this week.
  14. Coming Soon
    Partnerships: Jonathan Waxman, Tom Colicchio, and Seamus Mullen Announce NewWaxman and Mullen will open restaurants in New York while Colicchio is heading to Miami Beach.
  15. Bagels
    Black Seed Bagels Headed to Mile End Bond Street This WeekendYou’ll have to make a reservation.
  16. Chinatown
    Fung Tu’s Wilson Tang Responds to New York’s Adam Platt onGet the cold jellyfish salad at Ping’s, he says, then get back to him.
  17. What to Eat
    What to Eat at Black Seed, NYC’s Most Ambitious New Bagel ShopNoah Bernamoff and Matt Kliegman’s wood-fired bagel operation opens tomorrow.
  18. Lawsuits
    Chipotle Allegedly Fired Domestic-Violence-Victim Employee Who Had ‘TooNatasha Velez presented a police report and other paperwork to her bosses.
  19. Cranky Critic
    Platt: Debunking the Myth of Chinatown Restaurants“The food in Manhattan’s Chinatown has never been more ordinary or predictable.”
  20. Coming Soon
    Manhattan Sweet Chick, in the Former Max Fish Space, Opens Next MonthThe Williamsburg favorite opens its Ludlow Street location on May 7.
  21. The Urban Forager
    Has New York Been Eating the Wrong Macarons All Along?How one former rugby player plans to show Manhattan what traditional, real-deal macarons are really like.
  22. Closings
    El Sombrero Closed on SaturdayThe Hat has served its last margarita.
  23. What to Eat
    What to Eat at Estela’s New Weekend BrunchIncluding a truly excellent egg sandwich.
  24. Reprieves
    El Sombrero Keeps Hat on, for NowThe Hat holds on.
  25. Neat
    Maker’s Mark Doesn’t Know How to Make Classic Cocktails“If you shake a Manhattan, you should be macerated.”
  26. Incoming
    Belgian Takeaway Chain EXKi Opening in FlatironThe brand may be from across the ocean, but the salad is hyperlocal.
  27. Coming Soon
    Pride and Joy BBQ Inches Closer to Opening, But Without Myron MixonA lawsuit and the departure of pitmaster Myron Mixon have delayed the restaurant’s opening.
  28. Cheddar
    Artisanal Opening Long Island City Cheese ShopThe cheese distributor reaches out to Queens.
  29. Closings
    El Sombrero Closing on the Lower East Side After 30 YearsArtichoke Basille’s Pizza is moving in.
  30. Coming Soon
    Russ & Daughters Opening Orchard Street Café Next YearThe 65-seat spot will open in February.
  31. What’s Good Here
    A Look at Parm’s Feast of San Gennaro MenuThere’s also a new snack that’s a cross between eggplant parmigiana and a mozzarella stick.
  32. Tartine-Agers in Love
    The Future of Bien Cuit’s West Village Location Is TBD, But Here’sThe Smith Street bakery’s Christopher Street location remains closed.
  33. Cold Swirled
    The UWS Has a Severe Fro-Yo ProblemEven though I walk through the alley of the shadow of fro-yo, I fear no sprinkles or gummy-worm-related surcharges.
  34. Closings
    Odessa Café and Bar Closing SaturdayThe 24-hour diner is about to lose its companion bar space.
  35. Empire Building
    Matthew Kaner Working to Open Bar Covell in New YorkHollywood’s quirky, list-free wine bar is headed east.
  36. Chain Gang
    Fatburger To Devour Manhattan by Next SpringBabyfat at 1:00 A.M. will finally be a reality in New York City
  37. Location Location
    Mapping Manhattan’s Caffeine AddictionThe good people at the Specialty Coffee Association of America tweeted this cute coffee-shop map.
  38. Beef
    The Brooklyn vs. Manhattan Debate Rages (Sputters?) OnNow battling: Steve Cuozzo and Carla Spartos of the ‘Post.’
  39. Other Magazines
    Manhattan’s Top Ten RestaurantsThe city’s most exciting chefs, scenes, and restaurants, according to ‘Manhattan’ magazine.
  40. The Chain Gang
    What Are There More of in Manhattan: Subway Shops or Subway Stops?Welcome to Mall-hattan.
  41. Booze News
    Saddle Peak Lodge Takes It Back to ProhibitionThe classic cocktail mixology craze makes it to Malibu.
  42. The Other Critics
    Govind Slammed Again in N.Y.C.Govind Armstrong’s Table 8 export continues being tarred and feathered in N.Y.C.
  43. Mediavore
    Jalapeños to Blame for Salmonella?; ‘Rachael Ray Show’ NoPlus: Brooklyn’s burgeoning cocktail scene, restaurant closures in the Hamptons, and more, in our morning news digest.
  44. Neighborhood Watch
    Find French Onion Soup in Manhattan; A Co-op for Fort Greene?Bay Ridge: A VFW post has been fined by the Department of Health because its ice machine constituted a need for “food protection certification.” [The Brooklyn Paper] Cobble Hill: Now that the deli and the TV repair shop are gone, we can dream of the G&D Television Wine Bar. [Gowanus Lounge] Forest Hills: A new development threatens restaurant culture, as for-rent signs specify “NO FOOD.” The horror! [Queens Central] Fort Greene: Plans are afoot for a food co-op. Does anything else scream gentrification louder? [The Brooklyn Paper] Manhattan: Look for delicious French onion soup at Pastis, Landmarc, and Rue 57, among others. [