Many NYC restaurants are still closed post Sandy: The Water Club, Heartland Brewery, Harbor Lights, Mercants NY Cafe, Il Brigante, Keg No. 229, Bin No. 220, Bridge Cafe, Paris Cafe, Samsara, Jack's Stir Brew Coffee, Nelson Blue, Stella Manhattan Bistro, Suteishi, Capsouto Freres Bistro Restaurant, Home/Made, Sunny's, The River Cafe, Puglia By The Sea, Coral Bay Cafe, Disara, Joe & John Toto's, Caracas Arepa Bar, Harbor Light Pub, Kennedy's, The Bayhouse, Sugar Bowl and Bruckner Bar & Grill.
Are you a southerner turned New Yorker? Do you just love BBQ? NY Post serves up the best places to get southern-style BBQ in the Big Apple, just in time for Memorial Day weekend.
Come to the NY Public Library’s Celeste Bartos Forum on Wednesday at 7 pm (5th Ave and 42nd in Midtown) to discuss cooking and eating locally with David Chang, Massimo Bottura and Daniel Patterson. They’ll be joined by Alessandro Porcelli, author of the new book “Cook it Raw”. Tickets from $15 to $25 are available online at http://www.showclix.com/event/3741457
Chinatown restaurant week starts this weekend! More than 20 eateries will be offering lunch and dinner deals for $20.13. The organizer of the event told DNA Info she hopes to bring new patrons to the restaurants, as the area's businesses are still reeling from the loss of income and inventory due to damage caused by Hurricane Sandy: "After Hurricane Sandy, any work we can do to help this downtown community means something”. http://ow.ly/iSE8a
Almost four-and-a-half months after Hurricane Sandy, the fate of many restaurants are still up in the air. However, unfortunately in the last month, a handful of restaurants have stated that they will not reopen. Eater has compiled a an updated list of which restaurants have permanently closed: http://eater.cc/W5ZCjI
Paris Cafe, Bridge Cafe, River Cafe, Totonno, Nathan's, Sunny's & many other restaurants on Staten Island and Rockaways are still closed because of damage from Sandy. Check out Eater NY’s most updated map of restaurants that are still closed: http://eater.cc/13TvThs
In Eater NY’s new episode of the video series The Sandy Chronicles, Almondine, in Dumbo is re-opened and Home Made restaurateur Monica Byrne and Linda and Claudio Marini from Barbarini Alimentari attend a meeting at City Hall about small businesses that are still recovering from the storm. http://bit.ly/13LBs1x