No backyard? No problem. The Pines in Gowanus has opened its backyard and is serving a wood-fired menu with a San Sebastian vibe, and Basque and Asturian ciders (Thu. to Sun.; 3 to 10 p.m.). See the menu.
Today is opening day for this pizzeria connected to South Brooklyn Pizza in the East Village. Pies comes topped with chorizo, egg, chives, peppers and onion, or quail eggs and speck.
Today is opening day for Michael White's highly anticipated Italian steakhouse. It's a sweet return home for White: The Soho townhouse is the same one where he cooked at Fiamma.
Greenpoint has this new seafood spot with a full raw bar, dishes such as cavatelli pasta with pancetta and dandelion greens, plenty of beer on tap, and cocktails. A larger seafood menu is on its way.
Questlove in the house: On Sat., The Roots' drummer opens this stand in Chelsea Market selling fried chicken drumsticks, biscuits with honey butter, and cupcakes.
A note from outgoing National editor Kaitlyn Goalen
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