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Five Guys, 900 Degrees, Xi'an Famous Foods All Open

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1) Downtown Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Paper reports that Five Guys opened a location in the Metrotech Center in downtown Brooklyn on Friday, and lines were out the door. Another will soon open in Cobble Hill. Status: Certified open; 2 Metrotech Center near Lawrence Street, Brooklyn, (718) 852-9380.

2) West Village: Bruno DiFabio and Tony Gemignani, of the famed Tony's Pizza Napoletana in San Francisco and their partner Hans Canko have opened the doors to their new New York pizzeria, 900 Degrees in the West Village. They're serving four different styles of pizza, all made in a 900-degree wood-burning oven. The restaurant has seven seats surrounding an open kitchen and 50 in the main dining room. They serve cocktails and will have outdoor seating later in the summer. Status: Certified open; 29 7th Avenue South, 212-989-9880.

3) Upper West Side: Mr. P. Rajagopal, the man behind vegetarian Indian spot Saravana Bhavan in Curry Hill (and 29 other locations around the world) has opened another Saravana Bhavan on Amsterdam between 79th and 80th Streets. On top of their menu with plenty of dosas and other Indian specialties, they're doing Indian-style brunch and have a cocktail list named for Indian rugby teams. Status: Certified open; 413 Amsterdam Avenue, (212) 721-7755.

4) Upper West Side: Food and Things reports on the new Manhattan Diner, which is apparently by the same owners as the recently shuttered Manhattan Diner on 77th and Broadway, says My Upper West. They feature a giant picture of Tina Fey on their wall. Status: Certified open; 2532 Broadway, (212) 932-0068.

5) Upper East Side: Time Out New York learns that the owners of Bocca di Bacco have opened another trattoria called Bocca on 2nd Avenue. Bocca serves classic Italian dishes, with the occasional Asian flair, like Sardinian dumplings with sausage, or chicken with soy sauce, rosemary and fingerling potatoes. Status: Certified open; 1496 Second Avenue, (212) 249-1010.

6) Chinatown: Time Out New York also brings word that the newest outpost of Xi'an Famous Foods is now open on Bayard Street. This location has the same menu, but more room for seating and also some fun decor: porcelain figurines from the Ming dynasty and photos of Anthony Bourdain. Status: Certified open; 67 Bayard Street.

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2 Metrotech Center, Brooklyn, New York

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