The Lobster Club Unleashes Its Colorful ‘See and Be Seen’ Midtown Space This Week


The final restaurant from Major Food Group in the Seagram Building opens this weekend — and in classic fashion for the group, everything about The Lobster Club is over-the-top and more than a little bit outrageous, with a nod to the past.

The Japanese cuisine-inspired restaurant from the Jeff ZalaznickRich Torrisi, and Mario Carbone team, run by the former chef of Michelin-starred sushi restaurant Sushi Azabu, Tasuku Murakami, swings open on Friday with more of a lounge and bar feel than either of its siblings.

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New Comfort Food From an Acclaimed Chef — and More Openings

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November 7

West Village: Six-month-old Southern restaurant 33 Greenwich is now Greenwich Grille, from the same owners but with a new head chef. Harold’s Meat + Three chef-owner Harold Moore is cooking up comfort food, like chicken pot pie, a burger, and fried chicken, in the Americana-decorated, 80-seat restaurant. The full menu is below. 33 Greenwich Avenue between Charles and West 10th Streets

Financial District: Financial District worker bees now have a breakfast taco option in King David Taco, a Prospect Park cart that is now open in downtown Manhattan. Weekdays from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m., three breakfast tacos are on offer: BPEC (bacon, potato, egg, and cheese), Queen Bean (refried beans, potato, egg, and cheese), and Or’izo (Mexican chorizo, potato, egg, and cheese). Wall and Water streets

Downtown Brooklyn: Popular Philly-based Sichuan chain Han Dynasty has opened a DeKalb Market Hall outpost. Although many of the vendors in the hall only have stands, this new location is a full-service operation with table service and a bar for more than 100 people. There’s also a take-out window for the popular dan dan noodles, spicy cumin-spiced meats, and more. 1 Dekalb Avenue at Albee Square West

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