Cafe Orlin Has Closed After 36 Years


As expected, 36 years in, the East Village’s Cafe Orlin closed on October 15. Its chalkboard sign out front now simply reads, “Thank you.” The restaurant’s owner also owns the building but was reportedly tired of running a restaurant. Another restaurant may open in its place.

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Tao Group Debuts a Seafood Brasserie — and More Openings


Times Square: Tao Group is leading the dining charge at the Moxy Hotel near Times Square, and the newest opening is Legasea, a 145-seat seafood restaurant with brasserie style. Executive chef Jason Hall created the menu, full of global seafood preparation inspiration, from a New England clam bake to French moules frites. The full menu is below. 485 7th Avenue at 36th Street

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