Feed Your Soul Café

Cocoa Loco cookies at Feed Your Soul café. (Courtesy of Feed Your Soul)
Cocoa Loco cookies at Feed Your Soul café. (Courtesy of Feed Your Soul)

The online bakery Feed Your Soul is opening its first brick-and-mortar café, offering its signature three-ounce cookies, served warm, as well as chocolate babka mini cakes, Old World coffee cakes, Greek yogurt lemon cakes, pecan sticky buns, and other baked treats. During the summer, the cafe will also serve cookie bowls with ice cream and ice cream sandwiches from a cart outside. 14 Wall St. (between Nassau Street & Broadway), Financial District. FeedYourSoulCafe.com

Oscar Wilde NYC

(Courtesy of Oscar Wilde NYC)
(Courtesy of Oscar Wilde NYC)

The owners behind Victorian-style restaurant Lillie’s are launching another 19th-century concept, with a new spot—featuring the city’s longest continuous bar, at 118.5 feet—called Oscar Wilde NYC. The beverage list, crafted by beverage director Denise Prykanowski and head mixologist Johnny Swet, will include Victorian- and Prohibition-era cocktails, in addition to a selection of Champagnes. The food menu will feature classics of the British Isles, such as cottage pie and the Wilde Burger with imported Irish beef, as well as lighter fare like pan-seared salmon with leek soubise. 45 W. 27th St. (between Broadway & Sixth Avenue), NoMad. OscarWildeNYC.com

Thaimee Box

Fried pork ribs, spicy calamari and egg with wild rice blend at Thaimee Box. (Annie Wu/The Epoch Times)
Fried pork ribs, spicy calamari and egg with wild rice blend at Thaimee Box. (Annie Wu/The Epoch Times)

Chef Hong Thaimee, owner and chef behind the East Village’s Ngam, is opening a fast-casual concept around the block from her restaurant. Thaimee Box will serve curry-over-rice dishes, known as khao kang in Thailand. Guests get to pick a rice variety—coconut, sticky, or a blend of quinoa, brown rice, and wild rice—and a protein, ranging from fried baby back ribs to spicy rings of calamari. Rounding out the menu are daily specials and traditional desserts like banana and sticky rice wrapped in a leaf. 244 E. 13th St. (between Second & Third avenues), East Village. ThaimeeBox.com