WakuWaku, an Izakaya Counter in Market City, Expands Outside

Tucked in the courtyard powering the sprawling Japan Village sector and meals hall in Brooklyn’s Marketplace Town is a new extension of WakuWaku, an izakaya counter in the industry. Partly open wood structures made to search like classic Japanese homes, with plexiglass panels between tables, have been set up for yr-round outdoor eating. There are also open up-air tables, and the counter will continue to be open. The wide menu options Japanese Wagyu, notably a 6-ounce rib-eye steak finished on a tabletop grill, as perfectly as sushi, sashimi, dumplings (like cheese received tons), udon noodle soup, yakitori skewers, fried kushi-age skewers, and modest plates like grilled smelts, shiitakes stuffed with shrimp, and corn tempura. Bigger dishes incorporate salmon teriyaki, sukiyaki, shabu shabu and that Wagyu rib-eye ($55).

Japan Village, Market City, 269 36th Street (3rd Avenue), Brooklyn, 347-584-4577, wakuwakuny.com.

Mediterranean preparations and elements like lemon hen, chickpea croquettes, hummus, charred eggplant, olives and za’atar top greens or grains in bowls or freshly baked pitas at this counter-provider newcomer.

638 Lexington Avenue (54th Street), 917-388-3816, mamaganoush.com.

Greece arrives to Venice with the opening of a branch of this cafe in the Venetian Vacation resort, in Las Vegas. In addition to the decide-your-individual show of seafood usual of the menu, this place offers a sector space for picking develop from compact California farms to pair with the fish. Yogurtmaking is on show on the premises.

Venetian Vacation resort, 3355 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, 702-414-1270, estiatoriomilos.com.

Three wine and spirits specialists — Ivy Blend, an owner of Leyenda, in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn Piper Kristensen, the beverage director and a associate in Oxalis in Prospect Heights and Conor McKee, a wine shop manager — have pooled their abilities at this Crown Heights shop. At first prepared to open a minimal around a year back, the challenge was stalled as a consequence of the pandemic, foremost to the decision of the identify, Fiasco. Now it is opening with better emphasis on products manufactured by girls, Black and Indigenous persons, men and women of shade and the L.B.G.T.Q. local community. The proprietors also hope to employ people from its community. (Opens Wednesday)

1148 Union Street (Rogers Avenue), Crown Heights, Brooklyn, 347-365-2042, fiascobk.com.