Rumors have been circulating about a possible Momofuku mobile food cart. Vermillion at 37 Union Square West has opened an outdoor snack stand. Museum of Chinese in America has opened its doors at 215 Centre Street. Self Edge denim store will open at 157 Orchard Street. Blue Marble Ice Cream has opened a mobile ice cream cart on Governors Island. Bistro Truck is coming to the Union Square area by the end of the month. Rachel Rachel Roy will open up a pop-up store at 111 Spring Street in Soho. Academia di Vino is opening a second location in the former Docks space at 2247 Broadway on the Upper West Side.
Meanwhile, on 23rd Street and Seventh Avenue, a Lucky’s Famous Burger will take the former Burritoville space. And, Peter’s Grocery Store at 25 Madison Street on the Lower East Side has shuttered. Smothers has announces she is giving up a search for a new liquor store and is moving to Mexico. The Stone Rose bar may be on its way out in the Time Warner Center due to high rents.
In Brooklyn, Totonno’s at 1524 Neptune Avenue in Coney Island is slated to reopen by late August after originally planning to open in mid-July. Eton Café plans to open a second location at 372 Sackett Street in Park Slope on July 30. A new barbecue restaurant, two bars and an organic dry cleaner are coming to 44 Berry Street in North Williamsburg. Chef Ramazan Ay will open Ay Kitchen in Coney Island. Brooklyn Boulders is slated to open August 3 on Third Avenue and Degraw Street in Gowanus, Brooklyn. TRD