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Grom, Goodburger, Xai Xai's Coffee Shop, More Coming Soon

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1) Columbus Circle: A tipster tells Eater that Grom, the much-loved West Village Italian gelato spot will be opening a new location soon on Broadway on the south side of Columbus Circle. [PLYWOOD]

2) East Village: EV Grieve reports that Second Avenue's Cafe Brama, which shuttered earlier this month, is being gutted and transformed into a pizzeria with a projected late-May opening. [PLYWOOD]

3) Hell's Kitchen: Another tipster reports that the owners of Braai South African restaurant and the wine bar Xai Xai will be opening an African-inspired coffee shop on the same block as those two establishments, on 51st Street beween 8th and 9th avenues. [PLYWOOD]

4) Bushwick: Feast brings word that the owners behind Williamsburg Japanese tapas spot Bozu will be opening a follow-up in Bushwick. The new sushi spot Momo Sushi Shack will open up next to neighborhood legend Roberta's on Bogart Street, and is aiming from a mid-May debut. [PLYWOOD]

5) East Village: EV Grieve peeks inside the former Telephone space on Second Avenue to see the work that's being done as the space is transformed into The 13th Step. The new bar, named after an AA term "used as a euphemism for inappropriate sexual advances by a member to a newcomer in AA," is from the folks behind Down the Hatch and Off the Wagon. [PLYWOOD]

6) Greenwich Village: Grub Street checks in at the former neighborhood staple Papaya King and finds the neon is long gone and signage is up for a new bagel store and deli called Hot & Fresh Bagel & More. [PLYWOOD]

7) Midtown: Midtown Lunch notices that burger chainlet Goodburger is opening a new location near Columbus Circle, on 8th Ave between 57th and 58th streets. [PLYWOOD]
—Thomas Garry
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