Restaurant Openings Report: The Week of May 18, 2014

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A look into this week’s restaurant openings
Tres Carnes
Fast casual Texas barbecue hotspot Tres Carnes has opened a third New York City location in Midtown.

Every week, we take a look at some of the restaurants that have opened or will soon open across the country. Here’s this week’s roundup:

Chicago

Chef Gregory Elliott’s modern Italian-inspired restaurant Current has opened in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood.

Hamptons

This weekend, farm-to-table food concierge service South Fork and Spoon will launch in the Hamptons.

Pop-up restaurant BLT Steak will reopen Memorial Day weekend at the boutique hotel CAPRI Southampton.

New York

Starting on Memorial day and continuing throughout the summer, a fleet of food trucks will be open on Governor’s Island and at the South Street Seaport, including Thai and Vietnamese fusion truck Sweet Chili, and taco truck Paso Taco.

Fast casual Texas barbecue hotspot Tres Carnes has opened a third New York City location in Midtown.

Bait & Hook Seafood Bar, a new casual seafood-centric bar and restaurant, will open on May 28 in the East Village.

Williamsburg musicians-turned-restaurateurs Daddo Bogich and Merle Chornuk plan to open an as-of-yet-unnamed upscale pizzeria on West 106th street.

Big Smoke Burger, a Canadian burger joint, plans to launch its first New York City location in Chelsea in mid-June. The menu will also include craft beers and milkshakes.

Orlando

New casual seafood restaurant Outriggers Tiki Bar & Grille has opened in New Smyrma Marina on Florida’s East coast.