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Sweets By Chloe, Fish Cheeks, Sac's Place Jackson Heights, and More Open

Vital info on seven new restaurants

Nick Solares

1) Greenwich Village: Vegan Chef Chloe Coscarelli opened an all-dessert restaurant next to the original location of By Chloe on Bleecker Street. Sweets by Chloe opened today with menu options like giant crispy cookies, raspberry coffee cake, lemon bars, and a maple-"bacon" cupcake. Ice cream from recently acquired Alchemy Creamery will be available, too. Status: Certified Open; 185 Bleecker Street

Photo via By Chloe

Photo via By Chloe

2) Noho: Fish Cheeks is a brand new Thai restaurant from brothers and co-chefs Chat and Ohm Suansilphong. The menu here focuses on seafood and includes options like coconut crab curry, a grilled porgy, steamed mussels, and clam strips. Employees Only’s Dev Johnson is behind the cocktail list. Status: Certified Open; 55 Bond Street, 212-677-2223

3) Jackson Heights: Family-run pizzeria Sac’s Place now has a second outpost. The new Jackson Height’s location opened two decades after the Astoria original. The menu is smaller here, but it still includes pizza, calzone, and sausage roll options. Take-out and delivery are also available. Status: Certified Open; 86-14 37 Avenue, 718-685-2623

4) Williamsburg: The Bedford Cheese Shop closed its space across the street from the Brooklyn Whole Foods last month and moved to a much bigger storefront on the corner of Bedford and North 1st Street. In addition to cheese and items for appetizing, the new shop has also a number of specialty options like ice cream sandwiches from San Francisco’s It’s It, frozen ravioli, and candy. The new location also offers tastings and classes. Status: Certified Open; 265 Bedford Avenue (North 1st Street)

5) Lower East Side: Tribeca-based pizzeria Saluggi’s East opened a Grand Street location over the weekend. As the restaurant waits for Con-Ed to turn on the gas, they’ll be serving alcohol only. The space has a shuffleboard table. Status: Certified Open; 399 Grand Street, 646-896-1163

6) East Village: The East Village team behind Cooper’s and Slainte opened The Gray Mare earlier this month. The bar/restaurant replaced Dempsey’s, an East Village mainstay for over 24 years. At The Gray Mare, food options include short rib nachos, a cheesesteak, and corn croquettes. Speciality cocktails include the Native Dancer which comes with tequila, lime, and mint; and the Final Furlong with bourbon, muddled strawberries, and ginger beer. Status: Certified Open; 61 Second Avenue

7) Astor Place: Popular Mexican paleta provider La Newyorkina now has a kiosk in Astor Place. Located across from the Astor Place K-Mart, La Newyorkina will be serving popular flavors like strawberry, coffee & cookie dough, and chocolate. Status: Certified Open; Astor Place