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Classic East Village Greasy Spoon Stage Restaurant Is Closed For Good

City Guide New York March 2, 2016 0 Comments

Manhattan just lost one of its classic luncheonettes. Stage Restaurant is not coming back. The 35-year-old diner next to the Orpheum Theatre was forced to closed eleven months ago when a Con Ed worker found a gas connection in the building that was not up to code. The issue was discovered a week after the horrific explosion across the street that…

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Chef Shahaf Shabtay to Replace Alex Urena at Fusion Restaurant Tasca Chino

City Guide New York March 1, 2016 0 Comments

Most of the Latin dishes are leaving the menu. After nearly a year, Tasca Chino, the Chinese/Latin restaurant on Park Avenue South, will change its chef and concept. Alex Urena will be departing, along with many of his Spanish dishes, and Israeli chef Shahaf Shabtay will take over the range. Shabday, who owns the Asian restaurant SaSaZu in Prague, will increase…

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Hudson Yards Update: 12 Restaurants Still in the Running for 7 Open Spots

City Guide New York March 1, 2016 0 Comments

Plus: Danny Meyer still hasn’t inked a deal for any projects at the development. Thomas Keller and developer Related Companies’ Kenneth Himmel have whittled down the contenders for restaurants at Hudson Yards to 12, meaning the final line-up for the mixed-used development may be imminent, according to a report from Bloomberg. Already, Keller’s opening both a steakhouse and an American…

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Hearth Lightens Up, But Canora Is Still Blasting Heavy Metal Thunder

City Guide New York March 1, 2016 0 Comments

Really, twelve dollars for broth?” my companion asked as we looked over the menu at Hearth, Marco Canora’s twelve-year-old restaurant in the East Village. In 2016, the determination of value when it comes to a restaurant dish is indeed a complicated affair. But can a person really put a price on a miracle elixir? In his ossiferous opus Brodo: A…

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Okonomi Wants to Open a Japanese-Style Fish Market in Williamsburg

City Guide New York March 1, 2016 0 Comments

Osakana will offer a rotating selection of fresh fish. Williamsburg Japanese restaurant Okonomi — known for its fish-packed breakfast — is looking to help people buy their own fresh local fish with a new Japanese-style fish market. Okonomi owner Yuji Haraguchi says that ever since he started doing pop-ups in New York about three years ago, diners have asked where…

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