Coming Soon: Reginella
193 Atlantic Avenue, between Court and Clinton
VittlesVamp snapped this photo of the signage at Reginella, the new occupant of the old Sanaa space. VV says: "I learned that the cast and crew behind the Yemeni restaurant that used to occupy the space is simply reinventing themselves with a renovation and Italian-sounding name... I do hafta wonder if should I be looking forward to some sort of bizarre fusion fare that'll have me trying Veal Parmigiana served in Pita instead of a Hero roll. Then again, that doesn't sound too dreadful."
Is Miriam's Cobble Hill Branch Closed?
229 Court Street, betweeen Baltic and Warren, Cobble Hill
"Looks like Cobble Hill's outpost of the restaurant, Miriam is now closed. The service was always bad at that location but sad to see it go as it was a good brunch go-to spot," writes Brunch Anytime. We called the Cobble Hill branch this morning to confirm, but the number has already been disconnected. Bummer! Guess we'll have to head to Park Slope for our Sunday morning shakshuka.
Bar Tano/Bar Toto Owners Opening New Cafe
1302 8th Avenue at the corner of 13th Street, Park Slope
The Brooklyn Paper reports: "The owners of Bar Toto and Bar Tano — the sleek, Euro-modern bar-cafes — are expanding their mini-empire to include an all-day cafe in the Eighth Avenue storefront just vacated by the failed Pumpkins Organic Market... the menu would be similar to the formula that has made Bar Toto, on Sixth Avenue and 11th Street, and Bar Tano, at the still hardscrabble corner of Third Avenue and Ninth Street, so popular (try the white bean bruschetta) — but this eatery will be open for all three meals."
After the jump: America's Next Top Model winner is working as a barista in Park Slope, a new Portuguese BBQ joint, the 105-year-old Brooklyn business that "literally shapes your diet," and more love for Char No. 4...