Open and Closed: Say Hello to Café de la Esquina at Wythe Diner, Goodbye to Double Crown
Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week.
Harry Boland's Pub, which was shut down by the Health Department back in May, shows no signs of being resurrected.
Azure, a huge deli in Midtown, closed rather suddenly over the weekend, at which time all contents were removed.
Maxwell's, a new neighborhood restaurant in Tribeca, is named for a restaurant that occupied the space back in 1938, John Maxwell's.
Draft Barn, the beer-garden chainlet, has opened its fourth location in Sheepshead Bay, with nearly 300 bottles in stock and hearty fare.
The Harry's Italian Rockefeller Center outpost is up and running, offering the same pizza menu you can get at the FiDi original.
Gold Coast Delicatessen brings its overstuffed pastrami sandwiches, chopped liver, and knishes, plus eggplant parm and cheesesteaks, to Bay Ridge.
Crown Victoria Bar brings more craft beer to Williamsburg -- 24 on tap, in fact -- plus 30 whiskeys and a backyard garden growing seasonal produce for cocktails. [TONY]
The Lower East Side gets a new café and shop. Lost Weekend will serve Blue Bottle coffee, Lucky Penny pastries, Malin + Goetz products, and Saltbox clothing.
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