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Solomon and Kuff, Ramen Setagaya, a Surf Shop-Seafood Restaurant, and More Open

Plus: more ramen shops and taquerias take over New York.

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Solomon and Kuff's Rumhouse
Solomon and Kuff's Rumhouse
Solomon and Kuff's/Aurora Fiorentino Scerbo

1) Harlem: Solomon and Kuff has a bar with more than 100 rums and a menu of gastropub fare with Caribbean influences, including a peppered goat pie and a coco bread roll sandwich. DJs, live music, art, and fashion shows will be held in the sprawling 5,000-square-foot space. Status: Certified Open; 2331 12th Ave., 212-939-9443.

2) Williamsburg: Ramen Setagaya, which has locations in the East Village and New Jersey, recently debuted a Williamsburg outpost. The menu has shio and sho-yu ramens, and prices range from $13 to $15. Status: Certified Open; 280 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, 718-218-8508.

3) Prospect Heights: A combination restaurant, coffee shop, and surfboard shop called Tygershark is now for business in a historic part of the neighborhood. It serves Philadelphia's Concave Coffee in the front and seafood in the back. Status: Soft Open; 581 Vanderbilt Ave.

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4) Washington Heights: Tampopo Ramen, run by locals, serves curly egg noodle ramen with a variety of broth options, including creamy chicken, miso chicken, and veggie. Husband-and-wife team Josh Frank and Nanae Mameuda-Frank previously ran an onigiri stand at Broadway Bites and a catering operation. Status: Soft Open; 1 Bennett Ave., 212-923-0575.

5) Bed-Stuy: A new bar and grill called TreeHouse BK offers food with Senagalese, Asian, and West Indian-inspired flavors. Options include a coconut curry codfish fataya patty, crab cake with corn, and jerk baby back ribs. Status: Certified Open; 417 Marcus Garvey Blvd., Brooklyn, 718-483-8044.

6) Boerum Hill: Park Slope taqueria Fatty Daddy Taco opened a new location on Smith Street earlier this month. It serves tacos, burritos, tortas, and quesadillas with several different fillings. Status: Certified Open; 152 Smith St., Brooklyn, 718-499-8226.

7) Chelsea: Naturopathica Chelsea Healing Art Center and Spa opened not too long ago with a Vitality Bar, which offers cold-pressed juices, kombucha on tap, tea, tinctures, and healthy snacks. Different "tonics" and "elixirs" are made of juice blends intended to tackle health issues like digestion, stress, and low energy. Status: Certified Open; 127 West 26th St., 646-979-3960.

8) Jamaica: Moda Grill has replaced City Rib in Queens, offering a menu of comfort foods like chicken sandwiches, burgers, wings, and mozzarella sticks. It's open from 4 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Status: Certified Open; 89 -04 Parsons Blvd., Queens, 718-878-3599.

9) FiDi: Oaxaca Taqueria recently debuted a new location near Wall Street. The Mexican food chain — which now has 12 locations total in New York — offers tacos, enchiladas, and burritos. Status: Certified Open; 87 Beaver St., 212-232-0035.

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