The Tang is set to open today at 920 Amsterdam Avenue (105th Street), the Times reports. “The new restaurant, with Kim Hui Teo, who was at Tim Ho Wan and RedFarm, in the kitchen, still features dishes like drunk noodles with beef, and scallion oil noodles. Others include marinated short ribs with Sichuan spices, braised pork knuckle with fermented bean curd and baijiu, and Japanese-style grilled eggplant.” Check out the menu here. Thanks to @Above_96th for the photo.
Big Gay Ice Cream is getting set to open at 516 Columbus Ave (85th Street), the former home of Birdbath bakery, according to Doug Kleiman of RIPCO Real Estate, who brokered the lease. Big Gay Ice Cream is all about the fun flavors, including Rocky Roadhouse and Salty Pimp. Renovations are still underway, so the exact opening date is still TBD.
Dunkin Donuts is opening a new location next to Cibo e Vino on Broadway and 89th. “Guessing this means the one on the next block (2424 Broadway) will close,” writes tipster Michelle B.
Patis Bakery is expected to open on June 16 inside the lobby of the Arthouse Hotel (2178 Broadway at 77th Street). The Kosher bakery is a New Jersey company, and it will offer all sorts of treats, from babka to apple turnovers. “What’s very important to note about this Patis Bakery location is that it is only open from 6:30 am – 1 pm, Sunday-Friday. After 1pm the space reverts back to the hotel bar and will not be operated by Patis,” Yeahthatskosher reports.
Broadway 89 Cleaners is officially open at 2420 Broadway near 89th. This was the same cleaner that was previously on W 89th between Broadway and Amsterdam, Michelle B notes.
Morton Williams at One West End Avenue, between 59th and 60th Streets, is now set to open on June 7. Thanks to Steven for the photo.