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Charlie Bird, Goodfella's Gramercy, and More Now Open

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1) Soho: Charlie Bird, the new restaurant from sommelier Robert Bohr and chef Ryan Hardy, is now open. Fork in the Road gets a peak at the offerings from Hardy's menu of Italian comfort food, with dishes like peas with spring onions and guanciale and stracciatella with fava beans and radishes. Expect photos of the space later this week. Status: Certified Open; 5 King St., 212-235-7133.

2) Gramercy: pcvstBee reports that Goodfella's opened this past weekend on Second Avenue. This is the second Manhattan location for the Staten Island-based brick oven pizzeria and wine bar. It's open for lunch and dinner daily, and only serves pizza in whole pies (that is, no slices), along with a full menu of Italian standbys. Status: Certified Open; 391 Second Ave., 212-545-8500.

3) Midtown East: Anassa Taverna, a new Greek restaurant by the folks behind Avra Estiatorio and former Philippe GM Tim Pappas, opened at the end of last month. The menu leans heavily towards seafood with a variety of Mediterranean preparations, though there's also turf dishes like a half chicken for $22 and a 14-ounce New York strip for $39. It's open for lunch and dinner daily. Status: Certified Open; 200 E 60th St., 371-5200.

4) Park Slope: A new Italian restaurant and raw bar called Mezini opened last week, reports South Slope News. It's owned by Agnese Mezina, an alum of Jean-Georges' Upper East Side restaurant JoJo. In addition to the raw bar options, Mezini has a menu of lighter, French-tinged Italian dishes by Puglia native Vino Castri. Status: Certified Open; 491 Fifth Ave., 718-832-2900.

5) Lower East Side: Zagat reports that a new cocktail bar called Sel Rrose (that's not a typo) is now open on the corner of Bowery and Delancey. By the owners of Home Sweet Home and Fig 19, it's just doing drinks for now, but oysters, seafood towers, and more are on their way later this month. Status: Certified Open; 173 Bowery.

Charlie Bird

5 King Street, Manhattan, NY 10012 (212) 235-7133 Visit Website

Charlie Bird

5 King St., New York, NY

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