Cafe 77; Body Espresso; The Wolfe; Chipotle; Moon Kee; Attract
By Scott Etkin and Lisa Kava
Cafe 77 is opening on the New-York Historic Society (77th Road and Central Park West) on November seventh. “It’s going to serve espresso, tea, and house-made, regionally sourced pastries in addition to a number of grab-and-go snacks,” a consultant of NYHS wrote to West Facet Rag. The cafe will even serve breakfast objects, akin to eggs, avocado toast, in a single day oats, and yogurt, the chef instructed WSR on a go to to the area. At lunchtime, they’ll serve made-to-go sandwiches and wraps for takeout. “The cafe can be open to the general public and shares area with the NYHS retailer, situated at our 77th Road entrance,” stated the consultant. Every day hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Body Espressoa restaurant, has opened at 305 Amsterdam between 74th and seventy fifth Streets (on the second stage, above Hummus Place). Body has one other location on the Higher East Facet, however the brand new Higher West Facet cafe has a special menu of pastries, together with a greater variety of “croffles” (croissant waffles). Body’s espresso comes from Espresso Challenge New York, a wholesaler and cafe chain that sources a lot of its beans from cooperatives and household farms that enhance the dwelling situations of their staff. The area was a therapeutic massage parlor.
The Wolfe opened on October twenty fourth at 425 Amsterdam Ave (between eightieth and 81st Streets) within the former dwelling of Spaghetti Tavern. Named after writer Tom Wolfe (“Bonfire of the Vanities” and “The Proper Stuff”), The Wolfe is open day by day beginning at 11am and serves lunch and dinner. Menu objects embody burgers, tacos, salads, flatbreads, and shareable appetizers/snacks (akin to artichoke and goat cheese croquettes, and bavarian pretzels with mustard.) A weekend brunch menu can be launched on Saturday, November 4th, a consultant from the restaurant instructed the Rag. The Wolfe is a part of Stout Hospitality Groupwhich operates 13 bars and eating places in NYC, together with Amity Corridor Uptown at 982 Amsterdam.
Chipotlethe Mexican fast-food chain, opened at 2575 Broadway on the nook of 97th Road on November 1st. This location – Chipotle’s fourth on the Higher West Facet – contains a “walk-up window that permits friends to conveniently choose up digital orders,” in keeping with an organization spokesperson. Carne Asada can be obtainable at this location for a restricted time. It’s open day by day from 10:45 a.m. to 10 p.m. The area was previously a Walgreens, however has been vacant since at the least 2019.
Moon Keea Cantonese restaurant, opened earlier this month at 2642 Broadway between a centesimal and a hundred and first Streets. The delicacies is impressed by the road eating places of Hong Kong, in keeping with the corporate’s web site. The menu contains noodle dishes, fried rice dishes, and conventional Cantonese fare, akin to Normal Tso’s rooster. The area was Empire, a Chinese language meals restaurant. (Due to Karen for the tip.)
Attracta restaurant and bar within the Belleclaire Lodge (2175 Broadway at West 77th), is opening on Thursday, November 2nd, and diners could make reservations from Friday onwards. The menu, by govt chef Joshua Vasquez (previously at Hawksmoor, Casa Cipriani, and Asiate), is “globally impressed with robust Mediterranean and new American delicacies touches,” in keeping with the corporate’s announcement. There may be additionally a artistic cocktail record. The renovated area contains a glass atrium and 17-foot marble bar. In temperate climate, Attract may have outside eating on a patio with a retractable awning. Attract is backed by Metropolis Nights Hospitality, which additionally runs Ascent Lounge within the Retailers at Columbus Circle, and 48 Lounge in Rockefeller Heart. The area might be reserved for personal occasions for as much as 150 individuals.
To obtain WSR’s free e mail e-newsletter, click on right here.