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La Colombe Prince Street
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1) Flatiron: Incredibly popular vegan restaurant By Chloe opened a second location last week. It's the first of many new outposts planned for the vegan restaurant. The new restaurant serves dishes made popular at the Bleecker Street original like veggie burgers, avocado toast, salads, and pastas. New to the By Chloe brand is a handful of breakfast items (the Flatiron location opens at 7:30 during the week) including a tofu scramble, smoothie bowl, and breakfast burrito. Status: Certified Open; 60 West 22nd Street

Photo via Hinterlands

2) Lower East Side: This week, Essex Street Market welcomed Osaka Grub, a vendor offering traditional Japanese street food. Osaka Grub is serving three versions of okonomiyaki, as well as an okonomiyaki slider made with a beef patty. All options are priced under $9. Status: Certified Open; 120 Essex Street

3) Greenpoint: Chef Suchanan Aksornnan just moved her popular Asian fusion restaurant Baoburg from Williamsburg to Greenpoint. While the interior of the Greenpoint location is about the same as the original, the new outpost offers a outdoor seating. The menu includes starters like maple and soy glazed chicken wings; a scallion pancake with mussels; and grandma’s chicken over rice. Status: Certified Open; 614 Manhattan Avenue, 718-349-0011

4) Battery Park: Adjacent to Battery Park’s Seaglass Carousel is a new cart from the team behind Luke’s Lobster. Dubbed Luke’s Tail Cart, the new stand is dedicated to serving grilled lobster tails from Maine. The skewers are paired with either traditional lemon butter, or a rotating seasonal option (currently blueberry balsamic). Luke’s Tail is open seven days a week from 11:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and is operated in partnership with the Battery Park Conservancy. Status: Certified Open; State Street & Water Street

5) Gramercy: Earlier this month, the owners behind La Follia opened Anisette in the Italian restaurant's Third Avenue space, La Follia will be moving to the former Mumbles space in July. The French wine bar and restaurant offers dinner options like whole dorade for two with lemon caper vinaigrette; lamb papardelle with artichokes and parmesan; and chicken liverwith cornichons. Weekend brunch is available and includes menu items like pain perdu with bananas and coconut; avocado toast with eggs and ratatouille; and a croque madame. Breakfast and lunch are set to start in September. Status: Certified Open; 226 Third Avenue, 646-850-2540

6) Chelsea: Healthy restaurant chain Just Salad opened a location last week across the street from FIT. This is store number 21 for New York. Online ordering is also available. Status: Certified Open; 291 7th Avenue, 212-244-1111

Photo via Just Salad

Photo via Just Salad

7) Upper East Side: Candy boutique Sugarfina opened its first full-scale store in Manhattan last week. The UES store sells all of Sugarfina’s artisanal candies, chocolates, and marshmallows including collaborations with designer Jonathan Adler. The company has plans to open a second boutique at World Trade Center in August. Status: Certified Open; 1100 Madison Avenue

8) AverneThough it previously called Long Island City home, Rockaway Brewing Co. opened the doors of its new Rockaway Beach location over the weekendNearby Goody's BBQ Chicken & Ribs will be serving dishes like jerk chicken, burgers, and ribs. Local beers will be served along with Italian ices. Status: Certified Open; 415 Beach 72nd Street

9) Soho: Popular coffee roasters La Colombe opened a seventh cafe earlier this month, its second in Soho. The Prince Street location is partnering with City Bakery to offer an assortment of sweet and savory menu options. Status: Certified Open; 154 Prince Street, 646-690-7340

Photo via La Colombe

10) Theatre District: Fast-casual salad restaurant Chop’t opened its newest New York City location over the weekend. The new store is "takeout-focused" and will offer the same local and seasonal ingredients as other locations. Status: Certified Open; 1450 Broadway

11) Theatre District: Time’s Square hotel Row NYC is now home to a location of Sugar Factory. Sugar Factory’s second location (it has a Meatpacking outpost that Kylie Jenner frequents) will offer a selection of pastries, sandwiches, milkshakes, and sundaes. It is open daily from 5:30 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. Status: Certified Open; 700 8th Avenue, 646-954-5411

12) KensingtonLate last week, a bar named Hinterlands opened on Church Avenue. Beers on draft include Guinness, Six Point Sweet Action, and Smuttynose Hayseed. Options like Tecate, Budweiser, Heineken, and Amstel Light are also available.Hinterlands will be open until 4:00 a.m. every night, and the patio closes at midnight.Status: Certified Open; 739 Church Avenue, 718-633-0550

13) Theatre District: The Bryant Park location of the previously shuttered chain Organic Avenue recently reopened its doors. The company is slowly bringing some of its locations back to life, including its Soho and Chelsea outposts. The menu at Organic Avenue is the same as it was before closing, plus new smoothies and bowls. Status: Certified Open; 5 Bryant Park

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