The Feed openings: Randolph Beer, Tender Trap and more

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Tameroid at Tender Trap

Tameroid at Tender Trap Photograph: Paul Wagtouicz

The following venues are expected to open by March 21. Always call ahead, as openings can be delayed.

Tender Trap Nightlife vet Ryan Virag (APT, Santos Party House) and BMX rider Darryl Nau lend cool-kid bona fides to this laid-back Williamsburg drinkery. In the early evening, snag a wood booth and flip through selections from the spot's magazine rack, which is loaded with skater mags, porn and, yes, recent issues of Time Out New York. Drinkers can choose from six brews (like Anchor Steam and Kelso Pale Ale) and simple cocktails, including the Ginger Lynn, a mix of dark rum and house-made ginger soda. The pair spun through their personal Rolodexes to staff the booth, so DJs hit the decks at 10pm every night with a mix of tunes, ranging from vintage soul to Scandinavian grindcore. Come summer, Virag and Nau will fire up a grill in the backyard. 245 South 1st St between Havemeyer and Roebling Sts, Williamsburg, Brooklyn (347-763-1825)

Blue Bottle Coffee Rock Center worker bees can upgrade their morning joe at this takeout cafe from San Francisco outfit Blue Bottle Coffee. Grab a pour over, cold brew or espresso pulled from a La Marzocco Strada 3 on the way to your desk. Pastries—like fruit buckles, Parmesan-fennel shortbread and double-chocolate cookies—will sate midafternoon cravings. 1 Rockefeller Plaza, suite B, concourse level, enter on 48th St between Fifth and Sixth Aves (no phone)

Caf Blossom The burgeoning vegetarian restaurant group opens its sixth eatery, a 60-seat organic bistro in the West Village. Meat-averse diners can choose from small plates (panfried potato gnocchi with a morel cream sauce), salads (tofu, kimchi, radicchio and watercress with toasted cashews and a creamy lime-cilantro dressing) and boards (a potpie trio collecting shepherd's pie, seitan and mushroom, and curried vegetable). The bi-level space features exposed brick, an open kitchen and a votive-lit fireplace. 41 Carmine St between Bedford and Bleecker Sts (646-438-9939)

Caf Mogador The popular East Village Moroccan eatery opens a 75-seat outpost, outfitted with colorful tiles and reclaimed wood, in Williamsburg. A back herb garden growing rosemary, thyme and mint supplies the kitchen, which puts out signature dishes like a lamb tagine with dried apricots and prunes, a Greek salad crowned with za'atar croutons, and Middle Eastern eggs (tabouli, hummus, pita and chopped salad with eggs any style). 133 Wythe Ave between North 7th and 8th Sts, Williamsburg, Brooklyn (718-486-9222)

Caff Vita The Seattle coffee company—a direct-trade fixture on the Washington coffee scene since 1995—opens a microroastery on the Lower East Side. The takeout shop is tricked out with an early 1900s Gothot roaster, vintage La Marzocco GS3 espresso machine and Japanese Oji slow-drippers for cold brews. Pichet Ong will provide the pastries. 124 Ludlow St between Delancey and Rivington Sts (212-260-8482)

Casa Enrique The owners of Bar Henry branch out to Queens with this 40-seat Mexican eatery, specializing in the regional cuisine of Cintalapa, Chiapas. Brothers Cosme and Luis Aguilar, the chef and GM respectively, pay homage to their late mother with traditional plates, including some based on her recipes, such as chicken mole and cochinito chiapaneco (guajillo-marinated baby pork ribs). The white-painted spot features a garden and works from Queens artists. 5-48 49th Ave between Vernon Blvd and 5th St, Long Island City, Queens (347-448-6040)

Randolph Beer The crew behind downtown drinks den the Randolph at Broome debuts its sophomore project: a 2,200-square-foot craft-beer hall. Channeling cross-country Americana, the 60-seat tavern is outfitted with Ford Model T headlights and reclaimed materials from all over the map—booths and tables were constructed from a 50-foot oak tree from Maine, planks from a 100-year-old Kentucky tobacco barn form the bar, and Dumbo sidewalk pavers cover the bar top. Brewhounds can choose 36 craft drafts pulled from 48 tap lines, which were custom-built to serve different styles of beer at their ideal temperature. The selection highlights mostly American breweries (Founders, Left Hand, Barrier), plus noteworthy imports (Belgium's Brouwerij, the U.K.'s Samuel Smith, Denmark's Mikkeller). Offset the suds with refined pub grub, including beer-battered oysters, maple-and-bacon brussels sprouts, and a wild-mushroom pasta spiced with cumin and coriander. 343 Broome St between Bowery and Elizabeth St (212-334-3706)

Redwood Kitchenette & Bar Pedigreed toque Rebecca Weitzman made her name thrilling Park Slopers with locavore plates at Thistle Hill Tavern (where she is still partner, though no longer head chef). After a brief stint at gourmand movie-theater caf Indie Food and Wine, Weitzman has turned up at this cheery Chelsea diner, sporting redwood paneling, U-shaped teal banquettes and a blown-up vintage photo of a trailer amid crisp fall foliage, plus an actual shiny Airstream trailer retrofitted to serve as a bar. Here, she turns out upscale comfort-food plates, like made-to-order buttermilk doughnuts, truffled disco fries and chicken two ways—fried and brick-grilled with herbed pancakes, peppered maple syrup and arugula salad. 102 Eighth Ave between 15th and 16th Sts (no phone)

Tradesman Antique tools decorate this Bushwick tavern, which also features rustic wood walls and a crosshatch-patterned floor in green, gray and white. Twelve taps dispense Northeast brews (Greenport Harbor, Kelso) at the 17-foot-long white oak bar, but drinkers can also sip on local hooch (Comb Honey Gin, Core Applejack) and classic cocktails. 222 Bushwick Ave between Meserole St and Montrose Ave, Bushwick, Brooklyn (718-386-5300)

Via Tribunali Neapolitan pizzaiolos Nico Calzone and Gennaro Nasti head up the kitchen at this 30-seat pizzeria—an import from Seattle along with its sister coffeeshop, Caff Vita, next door. The pair pull traditional pies from a scorching 1,000-degree oven, built with bricks made from the ashes of Mt. Vesuvius, a volcano in Naples. The menu features options like Margherita, Piazza Dante (tomatoes, prosciutto, arugula, Parmesan, basil) and salame piccante with tomato, fior di latte, Parmesan and basil. 122 Ludlow St between Delancey and Rivington Sts (212-260-8742)

Wall Street Burgers Former American Stock Exchange IT guru Mohammed "Moe" Chowdhury slings all-Angus patties from this Financial District food truck. For locations, visit twitter.com/wallstburgers (no phone)

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