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Opening This Week
HARBOUR Whitewashed shingles provide a subtle hint of the beach in this sophisticated setting. The menu emphasizes seafood, including an array of crudo. The chef, Joe Isidori, left, who is also a partner, worked for Donald Trump as a chef and then at DJT in Las Vegas. It opened on March 23: 290 Hudson Street (Spring Street), (212) 989-6410.
BAOGUETTE CAFE A branch of this Vietnamese sandwich shop, which will also serve noodles and rice dishes, will open on March 26 in the space that had been Bamn. Another Baoguette is to open in April at 120 Christopher Street (Bleecker Street), with a noodle shop called Pho Sure in the back: 37 St. Marks Place (Second Avenue), (212) 380-1487.
TONDA A pricey revolving wood-burning pizza oven is the centerpiece of this restaurant, which replaces E.U. Bob Giraldi has tapped Luigi Comandatore, his partner in Bread Tribeca, to oversee the menu. It opened on March 24: 235 East Fourth Street (Avenue B), (212) 254-2900.
ZYLO A Tuscan steakhouse with a water view will open on March 27 for lunch and dinner in the W Hoboken Hotel. Breakfast will start the next day: 225 River Street, Hoboken, N.J., (201) 253-2500.
HB BURGER Jon Bloostein replaced Spanky’s BBQ with this spot, where nothing on the menu costs more than $9: 127 West 43rd Street, (212) 575-5848.
ROOM SERVICE This glittery, heavily chandeliered Thai restaurant is a branch of one in Chelsea: 690 Ninth Avenue (47th Street), (212) 582-0999.
VUTERA This rustic little restaurant offers a Mediterranean menu with dishes like wedding soup with meatballs, and scallops with farro risotto. The chef is Molly Del Monte, who was a sous-chef at Little Giant. It is owned by a brother and sister team, Carlo and Gina Vutera: 345 Grand Street (Marcy Avenue), Williamsburg, (718) 599-0069.