1) West Village: The owners send word that Cupcake Stop, the mobile cupcake truck, has opened their flagship store. They'll be open daily at 8 AM and closing every night at 10 pm except Sunday when they close at 8 PM. Status: Certified open; 70 Greenwich Ave., 212-627-0200.
2) Hell's Kitchen: Diner's Journal has details on Danji, a Korean small plates restaurant from Daniel and Masa vet Hooni Kim. On the menu are a mix of traditional stuff like kimchi pancakes and kalbi short ribs, and more modern fare bulgogi beef sliders and kimchi bacon paella with egg. Status: Opens today; 346 W. 52nd St., 212-586-2880.
3) Chelsea: Cana Wine Bar, an Italian wine bar and restaurant operated by the folks behind Tracks Raw Bar and Grill in Penn Station is opening up in the Limelight Marketplace, the former church and former nightclub. There'll be beer and wine-based cocktails, all of which will go just fine with the menu of small plates they'll be offering. Status: Opens Friday; 656 Sixth Ave, 212-359-5568.
4) Williamsburg: The Feast reports that Juniper, a restaurant serving burgers, barbecue, and fries, is now open. The menu features your standard comfort food like pulled pork sliders and chili dogs but they also fancy it up with a truffle burger. They're open from 11 AM to 11 PM but booze fans are out of luck as they have yet to secure a beer and wine license. Status: Certified open; 112 Berry St., Williamsburg, 212-782-8777.
5) Prospect Heights: Fork in the Road has details on Thirstbaràvin, a wine bar from the owners of wine shop Thirst. A good number of wines by the glass are priced from $8 to $12 and the food menu includes gougères. In addition to wine, they've got coffee from B.C.'s 49th Parallel. Status: Certified open; 629 Classon Ave., Prospect Heights, 718-857-9227.
6) Nolita: The Pan American, a Latin American from former Rosa Mexicano managers Fernando Riquelme and Frank Rossi, is now open, serving lunch and dinner daily with brunch soon to follow. Their concept, "an American eatery through Latin eyes," is realized in dishes like the Pan American Salad with papaya vinaigrette, where lettuce is dressed up with roasted Caribbean squash and Hudson Valley farmer’s cheese, and the Rabo Encendido, which are turnovers filled with stewed oxtail. Status: Certified open; 202 Mott St., 212-925-9225.
7) Bed-Stuy: Bed-Stuy Blog reports that Bombay Heights, an Indian restaurant that the blogger believes is the first to come to Bed-Stuy, is now open. They're open at noon daily and from then to 4 pm, they have a special lunch period - 25% off. Free delivery is available, only by phone at present but will soon also include online ordering. Status: Certified open; 1047 Bedford Ave., Bed-Stuy, 718-230-7790.