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New restaurant and bar openings: August 7–13, 2014

Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Co, Pi Bakerie and more roll out in New York City

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The following venues are expected to open by August 13th. Always call ahead, as openings can be delayed.

ChicoJulio Named for a Veracruz deep-sea diver, this seafood cantina pickles octopus and bathes fish meatballs in ginger-peanut broth, while a turquoise-splashed bar stirs tequila and mezcal cocktails. 768 Amsterdam Ave between 97th and 98th Sts (212-749-2929)

Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Co A century-long family history in fishmongering is, oddly, not why entertainment lawyer Vincent Milburn built this north Brooklyn seafoodery. After music-industry pal Adam Geringer-Dunn noticed a plethora of butchers but zero fish shops in the nabe, the pair began hosting pop-up lobster bakes. Now they’ve ventured into purveying, sourcing only seasonal and sustainable—and sometimes local—catch like wild Alaskan salmon and Arctic char at a retail counter. They put the fresh goods to use in dishes like lobster rolls, kelp-noodle pad Thai and Baja-style fish tacos dressed with citrus-cabbage slaw and chipotle-lime mayo, doled out in a tiled space outfitted with marble counters and high-top tables. Beers also keep to the coast: Captain Lawrence Kölsch and Cisco Brewers Grey Lady are both on tap, along with Gotham Project rosé. 114 Nassau Ave at Eckford St, Greenpoint, Brooklyn (718-349-0400)

Juice Generation For its 12th NYC location, the juice giant serves vegan soup (lentil, carrot-ginger) and granola-topped açaí berry bowls, in addition to smoothies (watermelon, kale) and cold-pressed juices (cayenne-lemonade, coconut water). 210 Bedford Ave between North 5th and North 6th Sts, Williamsburg, Brooklyn (718-782-5075)

Pi Bakerie Regina Katopodis (Artopolis Bakery Patisserie) expands her Astoria empire with this Mediterranean parlor serving savory moussaka, fricasse minced-meat pies and, of course, standby Greek sweets like baklava and sour-cherry-swirled homemade yogurt. 512 Broome St between Thompson St and W Broadway (212-226-2701)

UglyDuckling Housed in a formerly windowless concrete building once dubbed the ugliest in the city, this Cobble Hill gastropub pours 30 craft suds, alongside a wide-net menu of American fare (cornflake-fried chicken, primavera carrot pasta). 166 Smith St between Warren and Wyckoff Sts, Cobble Hill, Brooklyn (718-451-3825)

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