NoMad: Dig Inn has opened a relatively sprawling tenth location over the weekend. The latest outpost of this health focused chain has more than 40 seats and will be the first location to serve local wine and beer on tap. Opening hours are Monday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Status: Certified open. 1178 Broadway.
Chelsea: Swedish café and chocolate shop, Fika, quietly opened a huge, 1300 square foot space in Chelsea on Friday. This Swedish chain currently has ten locations in the city with ten more in the works, including a Fika tower, which will house a café, bakery, event space, and a coffee training facility. It looks like it's aiming to be the Ikea of coffee houses. Status: Certified open. 555 Sixth Avenue
East Village: The seemingly cursed space that once housed Chubby Mary's has turned into a bubble tea and dessert café called Vegtown Juice and Creperie. Vegtown will be open on weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to midnight and on weekends from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. Status: Certified open. 328 East 14th Street, (212) 228-2807.
West Village: Brooklyn based small batch roaster, Toby's Estate, has opened a new location in the West Village. The latest outpost is located inside a 1920's artist studio and will offer classes through Toby's Brew School, which will teach perfect coffee making using everything from a pour-over to a French press. Status: Soft open. 44 Charles Street.
Greenwich Village: The team behind The Brooklyneer and Hill and Dale just opened a new gastropub called The Folly. According to Bedford + Bowery, you can expect standard pub food and a pirate theme. Status: Certified open. 92 West Houston Street.
Bay Ridge: Cream Doughnuts is now bringing doughnuts and Stumptown coffee to the people of Bay Ridge. The doughnuts come in flavors like Nutella and peanut butter and jelly. The menu also has other sweets on offer like salted caramel macarons. Status: Certified open. 7210 3rd Ave, Brooklyn.
Harlem: The Village Voice reports that a café called The Edge is now open on Edgecombe Avenue. The menu features typical café fare like coffee and pastries with a cozy neighborhood vibe. Status: Certified open. 101 Edgecombe Avenue, (212)-929-9688.
Midtown: Epicerie Boulud opens in the market inside Plaza Food Hall today. The menu includes classic French pastries, no fewer than ten varieties of bread as well as soups and sandwiches. Boulud fans in the FiDi should be on the lookout for an upcoming location of the epicerie at the Westfield Mall, according to Steve Cuozzo. The Plaza outpost will be open Monday through Saturday, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Status: Certified open. One West 59th Street, (212)-794-2825.
Herald Square: The Just Salad chain has opened up a location inside Macy's Herald Square location. Executive Chef Laura Pensiero has carefully selected menu options that are nutritious and least likely to weigh shoppers down. Status: Certified open. 151 West 34th Street.