Happy Thursday. Did you celebrate St Patrick’s Day? I popped in and had a pint of Guinness at American Retro out of duty. It was delicious!
In amongst all those celebrations, Hell’s Kitchen gained a new eatery. Thanks to reader Carole Robbins for tipping us off. “In a world where our dearly loved restaurants are disappearing there is a bright light. On W51st Street, in place of everyone’s beloved Azuri, is an empanada and more store. Seguidilla Empanadas,” she told us. “Have you ever tasted a Dominican empanada made of Yucca for a shell? Do it.” Meet the owners, Adam and Zoralie, here…
What we’ve been reading
Cuteness alert! Counting down the most popular dog breeds. (American Kennel Club)
They’ve dropped the charges against a driver who caused chaos on Hell’s Kitchen streets last year. (Road and Track)
Mochi filled cookies are a thing — and they’re called Mookies! (TimeOut)
New York Reopens, piece by piece… (6sqft)
Get the scoop on the British obsession with healthy poop. (The Guardian)
Congratulations to Le Rivage Chef Paul Denamiel and his wife, Alison, on the birth of their first child. Evelyn Nancy was born this morning at Mount Sinai West. Restaurant Row favorite Le Rivage will reopen on April 1.