Banh Vietnamese Shop House opens on October 30 in the former home of La Toulousaine at 942 Amsterdam Avenue and 106th Street with a special pop-up menu that includes all sorts of authentic Vietnamese delicacies. Thanks to Roadskater and Eating in Translation for the tips.
Healthy food chain Sweetgreen is opening a new outlet at 66th Street and Columbus Avenue, the company announced. Thanks to Jackie for the tip.
Jeffrey Stein Salon on Columbus Ave near 72nd St plans to close at the end of the month, an employee and customer tell us. Thanks to Kelly for the tip. Update: Jeffrey Stein will stay open after negotiating with the landlord!
Blue Bottle Coffee is close to opening a new outlet at 113th and Broadway. Roadskater recently spotted a sign in the window that said “training in progress.”
Manny’s Bistro has opened at 225 Columbus Avenue between 70th and 71st Street, the former home of Bistro Cassis. Manny had been the manager at Bistro Cassis. It’s got some of the same French food as Bistro Cassis, like steak au poivre and mussels. It opens at 5 p.m. for dinner, with indoor and outdoor dining available. Thanks to Joe for the tip.
The Victoria’s Secret at 2333 Broadway between 84th and 85th Streets is on the market, available to be rented “immediately” according to the flyer. It’s also listed as closed in the quarterly CBRE market report. As of last week, employees there had not heard of closing plans. The corporate office has not respoinded to our request for comment. Thanks to Upper West Sider for the tip.