Open & Closed: Say Hello to Post Office; Goodbye to Apizza
Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week.
American Trash, a biker bar located on the Upper East Side, is closing after 22 years in business.
The East Village pizzeria Apizza has shuttered. It Tweeted its permanent closure on February 2.
Per a Tweet from Questlove, Mono+Mono is abandoning its Koreatown location. The East Village location is still going strong.
Via dei Mille is closed "for renovations," but word is it might not reopen, which neighbors probably won't mind considering how many of them complain about the party brunches.
The Mediterranean-themed Peri Wine Bar is opening next week, after delays, in the space formerly occupied by Essex Ale House.
Jones Wood Foundry is a new English pub on the Upper East Side, with a menu of steak and kidney pie, two kinds of fish and chips, bangers and mash, and trifle for dessert.
Go Burger, which is owned by BLT Burger (sans the "LT," Laurent Tourondel), has opened on the Upper East Side.
A new Williamsburg public house, Banter, has opened with a good selection of brews on tap and TVs for sports fans.
Arancini Bros. might be a first: a fried risotto ball joint in Bushwick from the pair who gained a following as Hester Street Fair vendors.
Big D's Grub Truck is the latest Korean taco food truck. Expect tacos and grinders with fillings like bulgogi, spiced pork, and ginger chicken.
A former employee of the now-defunct Naidre's space in Cobble Hill has taken it over and converted it into vegetarian-friendly Maybelle's Café.
Post Office brings more craft spirits and classic cocktails to Williamsburg. Alla Lapushchik, one of the founders of Death & Co., is behind it.
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