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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

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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