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Open Kitchens NYC

Food & Drink

A roundup of newbies and up-and-comers in New York City restaurants.

BLUE COLLAR Seventy-five cent burgers are all we’re saying. 160 Havemeyer Street (South Second Street), Williamsburg, Brooklyn, (347) 725-3837.

LIL’ SHORTY’S Tiny spot with a Philly-centric sandwich menu, as well as breakfast fare. 133 East 31st Street, (212) 779-8900.

BUTLER’S FLAT A pop-up clam shack at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, N.Y., open through Sept. 23. Jones Beach Theater, 1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh, N.Y., (516) 883-8330.

COMODO Latin-flavored and rustic in SoHo. Go for the lamb sliders, ceviche, and avocado ice cream. 58 Macdougal Street (Prince Street), (646) 370-4477.

STATION Chef Rue does contemporary Mediterranean. 166 North Seventh Street (Bedford Avenue), Williamsburg, Brooklyn,  (718) 599-1596.

THE MEATBALL SHOP Two more of these wildly popular spots, arriving soon, at 1462 Second Avenue (76th Street) and any day now at 200 Ninth Avenue (22nd Street).