Olives was shutting down for a spell to spruce things up. Well, reps for the restaurant inform us that the renovation is almost complete. The eatery plans to reopen its doors on May 7. Although English's menu has been served in the hotel's lounge area, the reopening will return the full dining room to use. There will also be a new chef de cuisine at the establishment and presumably some new offerings on the menu.Back in November, we told you that Todd English's
A lot of coffee shops have been opening below 14th Street, but Hell's Kitchen is going to get some java love int he form of Kahve. A Buzz Agent sent us this photo of some signage at the tiny space (which is a trend as far as HK establishments go). The joint will apparently have paninis and baked goods along with salads. Beloved neighborhood java joint The Coffee Pot recently shuttered, so this will be a welcome addition to Ninth Avenue (774 Ninth Ave.).