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Opening Report: Lazy Point Brings the Seaside to Tribeca, Crown Heights Gets a Kosher Burger Shop

Plus, many more openings around NYC.

Destrie Boyer

Tribeca: Bartender Jeremy Strawn (formerly of the Mulberry Project) recently started pouring drinks at the new seaside-inspired Lazy Point. The cocktail list includes The Beaten Gypsy (gin, fresh beet juice, rosemary simple syrup) and the Oaxacan Daiquiri (mezcal, date syrup, angostura and hellfire bitters). The food menu includes buffalo pork belly, grilled cheese and a hamachi crudo. Status: Certified open. 310 Spring Street, 212-463-7406.

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Crown Heights: Kosher burger spot Boeuf & Bun recently started serving several burgers like "the New Yorker," which is topped with pastrami, cabbage slaw, and horseradish, as well as a lamb burger with olive tapenade and cumin garlic aioli, reports Brownstoner. There are a few non-burger options like tacos, and a slow-cooked beef sandwich. Status: Certified open. 217 Kingston Avenue, 718-221-8900.

Bed Stuy: Casual Cuban restaurant Pilar Cuban has reopened two blocks away from its original home, on the corner of Bedford Avenue, notes Brownstoner. For the time being, the restaurant is dinner only, but there are plans to add breakfast and lunch service. Status: Certified open. 397 Greene Avenue.

Astoria: A pizza restaurant called Post Scriptum (or P.S., by the giant sign on its facade) is finally open and looks to be serving slices of larger pies with toppings like fresh mozzarella and yellow tomatoes, according to We Heart Astoria. Status: Certified open. 32-02 Broadway.

Williamsburg: Mexico 2000, a long-running bodega, has finally grown into the space next door, after holding onto it for two years. The space, which is also called Mexico 2000, is now serving tacos, tortas, and tostadas from the bodega. It also serves drinks, including margaritas, reports Fork in the Road. Status: Certified open. 369 Broadway, 718-782-3797.

Midtown: Meatpacking restaurant The Chester just opened its second location in the Hilton Garden Inn. The menu at the new location sports sweet tea brined fried chicken, a pork belly dish with roasted vegetables, and pesto pappardelle. Status: Certified open. 45 East 33.

West Village: Village Prime is a new Midtown-style steakhouse downtown. The menu focuses on steaks and classics like shrimp cocktail, oysters, and a wedge salad. The owners also run a steakhouse in Forest Hills, notes Fork in the Road. Status: Certified open. 302 Bleecker Street, 212-72-PRIME.

Financial District: Lot 77 is now serving Asian/French pastries like green tea cake made with yuzu and doughnuts with red bean filling, reports DNAinfo. Status: Certified open. 77 Fulton Street, 646-581-9261.

UPDATE: Midtown East: After several delays, Atwood Kitchen sends word that it is finally open.

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