Openings and closings: K! Pizzacone opens, Comfort Diner closes … and more

TRD New York /
Feb.February 23, 2010 12:52 PM

On the Upper East Side, famed restaurateur Danny Meyer is opening a pop-up eatery this week called Sandwiched, inside the Whitney Museum of Art at 945 Madison Avenue on the corner of 75th Street.

After much anticipation, K! Pizzacone has opened in Midtown at 325 Fifth Avenue between 32nd and 33rd streets.

In the Flatiron district, a new sushi restaurant, Chado, is opening at 4 East 36th Street between Madison and Fifth avenues.

On the Lower East Side, clothier Robert Geller is opening a pop-up shop at 129 Rivington Street between Essex and Norfolk streets.

In Brooklyn, a new café called Blue Bottle Coffee is opening at 160 Berry Street in Williamsburg. A new cocktail lounge is also opening in Williamsburg, called Dram, at 177 South 4th Street between Roebling Street and Driggs Avenue. In Ditmas Park, the folks behind Mimi’s Hummus are opening a wine bar called Castello Plan at 1213 Cortelyou Road.

A new Lebanese restaurant has opened in Astoria at 22-47 31st Street. Also in Astoria, a new eatery called Crave is opening at 28-55 36th Street.

After 14 years at 214 East 45th Street between Second and Third avenues, Midtown Lunch brings word that the Comfort Diner is closing its doors. Loyal customers need not fear, however: the eatery is reportedly working on reopening in A New Spot On 44th Street between Lexington and Third avenues.

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