1) Gramercy/Flatiron District: A new location of Sarabeth's opened earlier this week on Park Avenue South near 27th Street. It's open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with brunch on Saturday and Sunday. Status: Certified Open; 381 Park Ave South, 212-335-0093.
2) Prospect heights: Jennifer Cole-Ruiz, an alum of a number of restaurants in Spain including Andres Madrigal's Balzac, has opened a new tapas restaurant called La Mujer Gala. In addition to hot and cold tapas, the menu also has a handful of larger plates, including roasted suckling pig and red wine stewed beef cheeks, along with a pretty killer Spanish wine list. Tapas are almost all below $10 and the larger plates max out at $22. Status: Certified Open; 665 Vanderbilt Ave., 718-783-3400.
3) Cobble Hill: Who is Jarro XIV? It's actually a new American restaurant (in the former Broken English space on Bergen) with a seasonal menu by Monkey Bar and Colicchio & Sons alum Rodrigo Nogueira. It's owned by Simon Clementi and Edgardo Fontana, who own two restaurants in Italy, and is open for dinner service nightly. And about the name: "Jarro the Fourteenth" was the nickname for the 19th Century novelist Giulio Piccini. Status: Certified Open; 68 Bergen St., 718-488-3906.
4) Union Square: The owners of The Headless Horseman on Irving Place have opened another Washington Irving-inspired spot, this one called Ichabod's, reports the Local EV. It's got an American menu by Koi alum Matthew Etchemendy, with small plates in the teens and main courses like brook trout or roast chicken running between $25 and $28. Status: Certified Open; 15 Irving Pl., 212-777-5102.
5) Midtown: The owners of kosher spots Solo and Prime at the Bently have opened Pizza da Solo in the Sony Pavilion on Madison Avenue, Zagat notes. It's got kosher pies out of a wood-burning oven and will be closed Friday evenings through Saturdays for Shabbat. Status: Certified Open; 550 Madison Ave., 212-602-1808.
[Photo: Alan Aurmont for Sarabeth's]