19 New Restaurants That Opened in NYC This Week

19 New Restaurants That Opened in NYC This Week

A colorful salad from Electric Lemon Corry Arnold/Electric Lemon [Official Photo] August 8 Long Island City: Queens has gained a new location of Four Winters , an ice cream shop with locations in London, Jordan, Egypt, and Los Angeles. The shop uses liquid nitrogen to make its hand-churned ice creams, which here come in flavors like fudge brownie, cereal crunch, and vegan chocolate peanut butter. This is its first East Coast location. 47-38 Vernon Blvd., between 47th Road and 48th Avenue Clinton Hill: Mexican-inspired vegan bar Izzy Rose is now open , with a colorful backyard and a menu created by self-taught vegan chef Allison Montana Emmet. The food ranges from chips and dips to vegetable tacos, while cocktails are made from vegan-friendly ingredients like kombucha and fresh fruit juice. The bar comes from Elle Barton, who also owns vegan bakery Clementine nearby. 214 Greene Ave., on Grand Avenue Midtown East: A new Amazon Go store has opened with ready-to-eat meals and groceries, such as bread, cheese, and chocolate. Items from Dominique Ansel, Magnolia Bakery, Ess-a-Bagel, and Bien Cuit will be sold, as well as meal kits with ingredients to make a meal for two in under 30 minutes. This is the third Amazon Go store to open in NYC. 150 East 53rd St., between Third and Lexington avenues Whitestone: Concettina opened with classic Italian-American fare, including gnocchi with tomato sauce and mozzarella, penne alla vodka, and chicken parm. 160-24 Willets Point Blvd., between 19th and 20th avenues West Village: Omakase Room by Maaser is now open with two menus priced at $75 for 12 pieces and $115 for 17 pieces. Owners Chunyu Chen and Peter Lin worked as sushi chefs for 20 years, and together they bring experience from popular places like Sushi Seki and Sushi by Bou. 321 Bleecker St., between Christopher and Grove streets Midtown: Japanese cheesecake phenomenon Uncle Tetsu is now open , and its fluffy, spongey take on cheesecake is already appearing all over Instagram. 135 West 41st St., near Broadway Hudson Yards: Stephen Starr’s latest restaurant Electric Lemon has opened at the Equinox Hotel in Hudson Yards. The menu matches the health and wellness aura of the luxury gym-branded hotel it’s housed in, containing lots of vegetables, high-nutrient foods like bee pollen, and smoothies. 33 Hudson Yards, on the 24th floor of the Equinox Hotel Tribeca: Mastercard opened an over-the-top multi-restaurant venue called Priceless , which will host different chefs and mixologists from around the world. First up is a version of the Rock, a Zanzibar dining destination that sits on a small rock in the Indian Ocean; a replica of the London bar Lyaness; a sushi counter helmed by Japan-based chef Takayoshi Watanabe; and a rooftop from chef JJ Johnson. 6 St. Johns Ln., inside Spring Studios Flatbush: Mirna’s Pupuseria is now open with a menu dedicated to traditional Salvadoran pupusas , a stuffed flatbread. 1350 Flatbush Ave., on East 26th Street Midtown: Well-received Danish bakery Ole & Steen has already opened a third New York location. The new outpost near Bryant Park is bigger, with 62 seats. 80 West 40th St., on the corner of Sixth Avenue East Village: A coffee and pastry joint called Cafe Social 68 has opened ; a more robust menu with sandwiches and salads will arrive later. 68 Ave. A, between Fourth and Fifth streets Midtown: PJ Calapa, the chef behind Scampi and the Spaniard, now has a pan-Latin restaurant Paloma inside Hotel Hendricks, with food pulling from Mexican, Argentinian, and Peruvian cuisines. 25 West 38th St., between Fifth and Sixth avenues Midtown East: A third location of Sauce Pizzeria is now open, slinging thin-crust and square pies. 315 Fifth Ave., between Fifth and Madison avenues Upper West Side: Top ice cream chain Van Leeuwen has opened a new location. 253 Columbus Ave., between 71st and 72nd streets Upper West Side: Gluten-free bakery Le Gourmand has opened with baked goods like apple and cinnamon muffins and Mediterranean bread. 104 West 70th St., between Columbus Avenue and Broadway East Village: Medina’s Turkish Kitchen is open , boasting Turkish food “made from scratch.” 166 Second Ave., between 10th and 11th streets Lower East Side: Mediterranean Cafe Petisco has reopened as an all-day vegan restaurant called Petisco Vegan . 189 East Broadway, on Jefferson Street Chinatown: The team behind soba specialist Cocoron and Shabushabu Macoron has debuted Shabushabu Mayumon , which serves a $128 omakase meal including soba, pork belly, and a shrimp and caviar course. 115 Division St., near Pike Street Long Island City: Go Nonna is now open serving a mixture of Italian and Argentine fare. 10-50 44th Drive July 31 Williamsburg: The new bakery on the block here is Ceremonia Bakeshop , now serving coffee and baked goods from a charming counter-service space. Food includes banana loaves, carrot crumble cake, coconut pandan butter mochi, and matcha bread pudding, as well as decorative birthday cakes. 743 Driggs Ave., near Second Street Financial District: David Chang’s Seaport District bar has opened on Pier 17, boasting a fantastic view of the East River and Red Hook. Bar Wayō combines precise Japanese cocktail techniques and a tiki “mindset” with varietal bar food, pulling from the cuisines of Hawaii to Rhode Island to Australia. It’s all inspired by the Japanese notion of wayo-secchu , the idea of combining East and West cultures to create something new. Momofuku bar director Lucas Swallows is behind the drink menu, while chef de cuisine Sam Kang is helming the kitchen. 89 South St. on Pier 17 East Village: Chefs Nahid Ahmed and Arjuna Bull have opened Luthun , a new tasting menu restaurant pulling from a spectrum of cuisines. Dishes will include a fushka amuse-bouche, inspired by a fried puff pastry street snack in India, and a monkfish green curry that reflects a sauce the duo learned while working at Lespinasse and Cafe Gray in NYC. 432 East 13th St., between Avenue A and First Avenue Williamsburg: Organic sourdough pizza restaurant Pizzette is now open , serving pies with lots of toppings ranging from figs and goat cheese to clams. Dollar oysters are also available in the evening. 191 Graham Ave., near Scholes Street East Village: Sorbet Cray Cray is now serving “silky smooth” sorbets from a space that used to be Churro Cone. 131 Ave. A, between St. Marks Place and Ninth Street Upper West Side: The new version of kosher restaurant New Amsterdam Burger Bar is now open . The restaurant used to operate under a similar name but has now relocated to a larger space with outdoor seating. 680 Columbus Ave., near 93rd Street East Village: Craft beer bar and retail shop Craft + Carry has opened its third New York City outpost. The brewpub sells beer to drinks on the spot or take home, and it has additional locations in Gramercy and downtown Brooklyn. 116 St. Marks Place, between Avenue A and First Avenue East Village: Cal-Mex spot chain Calexico has debuted its newest outpost, with things like burritos, bowls, and quesadillas on the menu. 99 Second Ave., between Fifth and Sixth Streets East Village: Coffee shop chainlet 787 Coffee opened directly next door to Calexico. 101 Second Ave., between Fifth and Sixth Streets Chinatown: Fast-casual Time Café has opened with cafe fare. 105 Canal St., near Forsyth Street Long Island City: We Bagel , from the owners of the Bread Box Cafe, is now open with freshly based goods made in house. A juice bar and salad counter will be added within the next month. 47-11 11th St., between 47th Avenue and 47th Road Fresh Meadows: National build-your-own pizza chain Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza is now open in Queens. The restaurant will give away free pizza on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. for anyone who downloads the Blaze Pizza App. 187-12 Horace Harding Expressway, on 188th Street Greenwich Village: French brasserie and teashop Bosie has relocated and opened in a brand new space, now serving a lot more than afternoon tea. Executive chef Jeanne Jordan, formerly chef de cuisine at Mas Farmhouse and the Standard, is cooking up French fare like frisée aux lardons and steak au poivre, though afternoon tea service is still a daily occurrence. 506 LaGuardia Place, between Bleecker and Houston streets Meatpacking District: Mario Carta of Pardon My French in the East Village has recently opened Coco J’Adore , serving classics like escargot, bone marrow, frog legs, filet mignon and moules marinières. 1 Little West 12th St., near Ninth Avenue Midtown/Financial District: Hawaiian-style fast-casual poke spot Sweetcatch Poke opened two new locations: One in the World Trade Center and another near Grand Central. 185 Greenwich St., between Fulton and Liberty streets; 100 Park Ave., on 41st Street July 24 Lower East Side: ActorJustin Theroux is behind a new bar called Ray’s , now open where French hotspot Le Turtle once stood. It’s a project between Theroux and a reputable team of nightlife experts including Freemans’ Taavo Somer, the Smile’s Carlos Quirarte, and Jon Neidich of the Happiest Hour. Ray’s intends to live up to iconic dive bar status, pool tables included. Theroux has been involved in every aspect of the bar and has helped promote the opening across social media. 177 Chrystie St., at Rivington Street Brooklyn Heights: Estuary has opened at the One°15 Brooklyn Marina project, on the Brooklyn Heights waterfront. Chef Danny Brown is behind a standard American menu of sandwiches, salads, and entrees such as grilled branzino. It’s a big space with a raw bar and ice cream sundae station, seating 150 people inside and 48 outside. 159 Bridge Park Drive, at One°15 Brooklyn Marina Upper East Side: New York City’s favorite cookie shop Levain has opened a new outpost with a new menu item for a limited time: ice cream sandwiches. 1484 Third Ave., near 84th Street Union Square: Comedy club the Stand reopened with a new ambitious food menu. There’s a raw bar with oysters, clams, and crab claws; simple starters like charcuterie and a blue crab hummus; and pizzas like a white pie with clams. 116 East 16th St., between Irving Place and Union Square Park Red Hook: Hometown’s barbecue master Billy Durney finally opened Red Hook Tavern , an ode to New York classics like a Peter Luger-inspired, 45-day dry-aged burger, brick chicken, and 45-day dry-aged strip steak. 329 Van Brunt St., on Sullivan Street Brooklyn Heights: Acclaimed pastry chef François Payardhas opened Ebb & Flow with grab-and-go pastries and food, such as sandwiches, salads, egg and cheese croissants, and special layer cakes. 12 Joralemon St., at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s pier 5 West Village: Casual French bistro L’Accolade is now open with a promising natural wine program. It’s a project from executive chef Ben Traver, who previously worked at the Modern and Cafe Boulud, and chef de cuisine Nate Kuester of Cecil and Aquavit. Both a la carte and pre-fixe menus are available. 302 Bleecker St., between Barrow and Grove streets Upper West Side: The Arthouse Hotel has added a wine bar called Arthouse Wine Bar with a robust wine list as well as wine-infused snow cones and snacks, such as cheese, charcuterie, and hummus. 2178 Broadway, at 77th Street Financial District: New waterfront lounge the Lookout is now open at Pier 17, serving individual and large-format cocktails, tacos, and a lobster roll. 89 South St., Pier 17 Hell’s Kitchen: Snack shop Bào Tea House has opened a second location serving its signature bao buns and tea, including a fried fish option and “the classic,” a baked bun filled with pork and served with barbecue sauce. 578 Ninth Ave., on 42nd Street Midtown: Longtime family-owned chain Zaro’s Family Bakery opened its 10th location on the sixth floor of Macy’s in Herald Square. 151 West 34th St., between Sixth and Seventh avenues Nolita: Southern California-style taqueria Taco Dumbo opened its sixth NYC location this week in a breezy, plant-filled space. 56 Spring St., near Cleveland Place Lower East Side: Popular al pastor spot Taco Mix has opened a new location. Eater critic Robert Sietsema has said that the taco spot serves the city’s best version of al pastor, though the burgeoning chain also serves other kinds of meats. 156 Delancey St., between Suffolk and Clinton streets East Village: Nolita Pizza is now open , selling pizza by the slice, salads, and Italian entrees like chicken parm and baked ziti. 128 Second Ave., near St. Marks Place Lower East Side: Bar Local 138 has reopened in a new location after a building sale forced its move. 181 Orchard St., between East Houston and Stanton streets Windsor Terrace: Mexican taqueria and coffee shop Cena has opened . 601 Greenwood Ave., on Prospect Avenue Park Slope: The Brooklyn neighborhood gained a new Thai restaurant called Jintana Thai Farmhouse . 344 Seventh Ave., near 29th Street Greenwich Village: The team behind Greenwich Village bistro Mimi opened its second restaurant Babs , serving lots of European-inspired grilled fish and meats, raw bar, and charcuterie. Chef Efrén Hernández, who comes to the restaurant from Bushwick’s Michelin-starred Italian restaurant Faro, is behind the menu. 72 MacDougal St., near Houston Street July 17 Harlem : Married team Carlos and Markisha Swepson moved their popular neighborhood destination Blvd Bistro into a larger space that formerly housed Marcus Samuelsson’s Streetbird. Chef Carlos will continue to serve a menu inspired by American soul food with full-service lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. The “Blvd Southern Dinner” comes with fried chicken, smoked collards, potato salad, and a basket of the chef’s signature homemade buttermilk biscuits. The new space features red booths, a bar, and chef’s table serving a chef’s menu. 2149 Frederick Douglass Blvd., near West 116th Street Herald Square: Black Tap Burgers & Beers — makers of the “crazy” milkshakes that once dominated Instagram — opened its 14th global location in Midtown. This will be the brand’s flagship location, housed on the ground floor of the Metro Hotel, which will become the Kixby hotel later this year. 45 West 35th Street, between Fifth and Sixth avenues Midtown: Following a fire that closed it last year, American seafood restaurant Redeye Grill has reopened and added a new walk-in-only bistro called 888 Cafe & Bar . 890 Seventh Ave., near West 56th Street Williamsburg: Los Angeles-based pizza chain MidiCi opened , offering customizable Neapolitan pies. It’s the first New York location for the brand, which has locations across the country. 174 North Fourth St., near Driggs Avenue Morningside Heights: Wu + Nussbaum is a revived iteration of the now-closed, once-beloved Nussbaum and Wu bakery. It serves baked goods, noodles, dumplings, and bagels. 2897 Broadway, at 113th Street Midtown: A new location of Black Seed Bagels opened in the 30 Rockefeller Center building. This is its sixth location in NYC. 30 Rockefeller Plaza Murray Hill: Van Leeuwen has a whopping 18 shops now, opening its latest in Murray Hill. 432 Third Ave., at 30th Street Hudson Square: Casual falafel restaurant Taboonette opened a second location. The fast-casual joint has 37 seats and serves dishes like a lamb kebab and braised lamb shawarma. The original is located in Union Square. 80 Carmine St., near Seventh Avenue East Village: All-you-can-eat sushi joint Kikoo Sushi opened its second East Village outpost. 141 First Ave., near East Ninth Street West Village: Blue Hill at Stone Barns alums Tashi Gyamtso and Kevin Chen opened a new fine dining restaurant called Red Paper Clip that combines French technique with Chinese and Himalayan flavors. Here they pull from their heritage (Tibetan for Gyamtso and Chinese for Chen) to helm a 12-dish menu. Expect dishes like a beef carpaccio with Sichuan chile oil, puffed beef tendon, and coriander; soup dumpling agnolotti; and sea bass with umeboshi and spring onion. 120 Christopher St., near Bedford Street Hell’s Kitchen: Eater 38 member E.A.K. Ramen opened its second NYC location, serving its iekei broth, a less prominent style of ramen in NYC that blends pork with chicken and soy-based broth. Here, there’s an expanded menu, including poke bowls, deep-fried tofu karaage, mushroom fried rice, and bao buns. 360 West 46th St., near Ninth Avenue Murray Hill: Tenho Ramen is the latest Japan-to-NYC restaurant import, serving tonkotsu ramen plus skewers, cold and hot appetizers, and two rice dishes. For drinks, there’s a lengthy list of sake as well as a rotating selection of shochu and whisky and takes on classic cocktails. 542 Third Ave., near East 36th Street Flatiron District: A new dim sum parlor and cafe called Baodega opened with Shanghai-inspired dishes. The space features 60 seats with a plant-filled outdoor patio as well as a cafe area where Kopi Trading Co.’s coffees are poured. Find lunch specials, family-style entrees, noodles, dim sum, baos, and buns here. 7 West 20th St., near Fifth Avenue July 10 Lower East Side: The Wayla team opened Little Wayla , a casual Thai takeout and grocery. The menu features lunchbox-style sets with six to seven dishes rotating daily, including dishes like basil ground chicken with Thai chile, curry options, and stir-fried squid with salted egg and chile paste. As the base, there’s purple sticky rice, white rice, or mixed greens. Drinks include Thai iced tea. The market portion features Thai snacks, instant noodles, and some imported sauces and spice mixes. 100 Forsyth St., between Broome and Grand streets Financial District: Fast-casual pizza hit &pizza opened its third NYC location, under new executive chef Erik Bruner-Yang. 63 Wall St., near Hanover Street Upper West Side: Morty’s Wine & Beer Bar — a wine bar from Morton Williams supermarket — is now open . There are bar snacks like jumbo shrimp cocktail and tuna tartare in addition to the drinks. 15 West End Ave., near West 60th Street
You’re Invited to the Eater Young Guns Summit A day-long event full of talks, workshops, and really good food Buy Tickets Harlem: Chef JJ Johnson’s hotly anticipated fast-casual rice bowl restaurant Field Trip opened with bowls for under $12 and drinks at $6. 109 Lenox Ave., between 115th and 116th streets Midtown East: A Japanese restaurant serving wagyu and other grilled meats opened from chefs Kazuki Uchida (Soba Totto) and Kazuya Saito (15 East). Aburiya Kinnosuke mainly focuses on A5 wagyu beef, prepared eight different ways. 213 East 45th St., between Second and Third avenues Midtown: The high-end Hong Kong-based restaurant Hutong debuted its NYC outpost in a massive, swanky space where Le Cirque used to be. It serves Northern Chinese fare, including dim sum and roast duck. 731 Lexington Ave., between East 58th and 59th streets Chelsea: Well-regarded Carroll Gardens all-day cafe East One Coffee Roasters opened a third location for coffee and a menu of breakfast plates and pastries, salads, sandwiches, and small plates that run from morning to night. 170 West 23rd St., at Seventh Avenue Prospect Heights: Joe Campanale of Fausto and Ashley Rath, former chef de cuisine of the Grill, opened LaLou with organic wines, a small list of cocktails, and an Italian-leaning menu. 581 Vanderbilt Ave., between Pacific and Dean streets July 2 Williamsburg: A chocolate shop from Rizek Cacao, a business from the Dominican Republic that’s been around since 1905, has made its way to Brooklyn. Called Kahkow , the shop sells bars made from cacao that’s grown on the family-owned farms of Héctor José Rizek and Nadia Rizek. It’s also a coffee shop with seating, selling chocolate beverages and baked goods that are made on-site. Eventually, the shop will be roasting on-site as well. 97 N. 10th Street, 1G, between Wythe Avenue and Berry Street Cobble Hill: Windsor Terrace’s star dumpling purveyor East Wind Snack Shop opened its second permanent location in a 30-seat space with a backyard. In addition to dumplings, there are other dishes like a take on beef and broccoli made with slow-cooked short ribs and Chinese broccoli. For drinks, there’s bubble tea. 253 Smith St., near Douglass Street Brooklyn Heights: Tea spot Alice’s Tea Cup opened a fast-casual cafe with pastries, coffee, and pre-made sandwiches called Alice’s Teacup To-Go . 43 Hicks St., between Middagh and Cranberry streets Lower East Side: Diller is a new fried pickle snack shop from the LES stalwart the Pickle Guys. In addition to the fried pickles, there are other fried dishes, a Beyond burger, and items that reflect the Jewish and Asian communities of the neighborhood, including a “reuben egg roll.” 357 Grand St., at Essex Street East Village: Cookie shop Schmackary’s opened a new location. 35 Cooper Square, near East Sixth Street June 26 Bushwick: Acclaimed Korean pop-up Kichin — which most recently served food at music venue Baby’s All Right — now has a storefront of its own. The sit-down restaurant and cafe serves dishes like mussels with kimchi and anchovy butter and Korean rice cakes with halloumi cheese and mozzarella. The team’s take-out shop underneath the Marcy Avenue subway stop in Williamsburg earned praise from the New York Times ’ Hungry City column in 2016 for standout fried chicken and rice balls. Fried chicken is still on the menu at the new restaurant, although rice balls are not. 1264 Myrtle Ave., near Cedar Street Upper East Side: A new ceviche-focused restaurant called Mission Ceviche Restaurant & Bar is now open from a team with stalls in Gansevoort Market and Canal Street Market, but this is the brand’s first full-service, sit-down restaurant. In addition to several ceviches, there are dishes like cow heart and octopus, plus large format sharing plates like rice and seafood and a Peruvian chicken stew. There are also Peruvian cocktails served in the 65-seat space. 1400 Second Ave., between East 72nd and 73rd streets Soho: The Dominick Hotel now has a new indoor-outdoor sushi bar, restaurant, and lounge called Terrace on 7 . It’s located next to the hotel’s seasonal pool and features an 18-seat dining room with a communal table. There are also outdoor drinking and dining spaces with lounge-style seating, including an area with cabanas. On the menu, there’s sashimi, nigiri, tataki, and maki rolls, as well as non-sushi dishes like a mushroom salad and chilled green tea soba noodles. Japanese spirits are the focus of the beverage list. 246 Spring St., near Varick Street Long Island City: Savanna Rooftop is now open 12 floors up at the Z Hotel in Long Island City. The drinks menu includes frozen options, and chef Antelmo Ambrosio (Treadwell Park) has helmed a menu of summery eats like carne asada tacos and edamame hummus with veggies. 11-01 43rd Ave. Harlem: Hell’s Kitchen sports bar and restaurant 123 BSB opened a new location in Harlem. It has beers on tap, special shots, and bar food. 712 West 125th St., between 12th Avenue and Marginal Street Brooklyn Heights: Amy’s Bread opened a new outpost in Brooklyn. It’s open all day with a selection of breakfast pastries, sourdough bagels and spreads, coffee, cold brew, and espresso, and additional bread, cakes, cupcakes, and cookies. 72A Clark Street, between Henry and Hicks streets Chelsea: The latest location of Pepper Lunch is now open in Chelsea, replacing the Ikinari steak that was there. It’s billed as a Japanese fast-casual teppan restaurant, where diners cook the meats to their preferred temperature on personal-sized iron platters. 154 Seventh Ave., near West 19th Street Bushwick: A new bar called the Gradient opened, and it serves a “secret” menu of vegetarian meals. 17 Wyckoff Ave., near Troutman Street Midtown East : Brooklyn Cajun restaurant Gumbo Bros opened inside Urbanspace Vanderbilt . In addition to gumbo, it has po boys and other Cajun classics. East 45th St. and Vanderbilt Avenue Midtown: The Ritz-Carlton added a new lounge called Contour . It serves classic cocktails and cocktails with seasonal ingredients. The food menu is divided into sections called “for us” and “for me,” offering a menu of share plates and entrees. There is a breakfast menu in the mornings and an all-day menu served for the rest of the day. 50 Central Park South, near Sixth Avenue Upper West Side: A Chinese restaurant called Tri Dim West opened . It has dim sum, Peking duck, Shanghainese dishes, and Sichuan dishes. 467 Columbus Ave., between 82nd and 83rd streets Williamsburg: North 3rd Street Market added three new vendors: Vietnamese noodle and sandwich shop Bun , Brooklyn Shave Ice with Hawaiian desserts, and hot dog vendor Diggy’s Hot Dogs. 103 North Third St., between Wythe Avenue and Berry Street Midtown: After opening Le Jardinier, chef Alain Verzeroli— who worked for 21 years under the late French chef Joël Robuchon — has opened a high-end French-Japanese restaurant called Shun in the same condo building. 100 East 53rd St., near Lexington Avenue Jersey City: Star bread and pizza maker Rick Easton — whose Pittsburgh shop landed him a James Beard semifinalist nomination — opened a location of his bakery Bread & Salt in the Heights neighborhood of Jersey City. It serves Italian breads, pizza by the slice, and small dishes like meatballs. It’s also BYOB. 435 Palisade Ave., between Griffith and Hutton streets Williamsburg: An NYC location of San Francisco wine bar Montesacro Pinseria Romana opened , bringing its signature pinsa (Roman flatbread) to Williamsburg. There are also other Roman dishes on hand and an organic wine list. 432 Union Ave., near Devoe Street Elmhurst: A new location of Flushing mall food hall HK Food Court opened in Elmhurst with 26 vendors. The lineup is diverse with food that spans cuisines, including Tibetan, Thai, Japanese, Vietnamese, Taiwanese, and regional Chinese including Henan, Fuzhou, northwest halal, and Sichuan. There are eight noodle shops, one dumpling stand, a live fish stall, a dessert shop, and three bubble tea stands. Corner of 82nd Street and 45th Avenue East Village: The team behind hit Japanese cocktail bars SakaMai and Bar Moga opened Tsukimi , an 11-course tasting menu Japanese restaurant. Chef Takanori Akiyama prepares dishes with caviar and uni, bluefin tuna, and washu beef. There’s only one seating per night, and the menu goes for $195. 228 East Tenth Street, between First and Second avenues Bed-Stuy: Speakvino is a new ambitious wine bar with a list that covers countries lesser explored by NYC’s wine programs, including wines from Bosnia, Macedonia, Croatia, Morocco, Albania, Greece, Turkey, and Lebanon. The cuisine skews Italian with touches of Spanish and other Mediterranean cuisines, focused mainly on preserved foods served in jars. 1063 Bedford Ave., between Greene and Lexington avenues Chelsea: Acclaimed Queens restaurant Ayada opened in the Chelsea Market. It’s its first expansion since opening in Elmhurst 11 years ago. Dishes run from $9 to $40 each. 75 Ninth Ave. June 19 Harlem: Sugar Monk is a new cocktail bar from mixologist and visual artist Ektoras Binikos and photographer and designer Simone Jutras. Given the team’s background, the drinks are very visually driven, including spectacles like ice spheres that contain flowers. One of those flower ice spheres can be found in the Potter’s Field, made with mezcal, chamomile-infused lillet blanc, absinthe, elderflower, Meyer lemon, and black cardamom. 2292 Frederick Douglass Blvd., at 123rd Street Midtown East: The Greats of Craft , a beer bar that also has wine, coffee, and spirits, opened. In addition to drinks, there are small bar snacks as well as pizza from nearby Sofia Pizza Shoppe. 983 First Ave., near East 54th Street East Village: Black Emperor is a new bar with burgers and bar food by way of the pop-up Him . 197 Second Ave., near East 12th Street Financial District: Wall Street Grill opened . It’s a kosher restaurant serving sushi, steaks, and fish. 128 Pearl St., near Hanover Street Upper West Side: A French bistro called Le Petit Rooster opened , serving bistro classics by chef Alex Tobar, who has previous experience working with José Andrés in Miami. 491 Columbus Ave., near West 84th Street East Village: A vegan food court called St. Mark’s Vegan Food Court opened with food from Vspot, Marty’s V Burger, Veggie Grub, and Jam Pâstre. 12 St. Mark’s Pl., near Third Avenue Lower East Side: Flowers Cafe reopened with sandwiches, salads, and drinks. It had been open for 10 years in a space nearby before that building was razed in 2015. 39 Essex St., between Grand and Hester streets Murray Hill: Financial District Australian restaurant Hole in the Wall opened a second larger location. It’s a casual, all-day affair, and chef Brent Hudson’s menu includes classic Australian cafe fare such as an avocado toast, plus an eggs Benedict with pastrami-spiced smoked salmon and brown butter hollandaise; jalapeño sweet corn fritters; and a spicy chicken sandwich. For dinner, there’s a seasonally changing menu of American dishes. 626 First Ave., near East 36th Street Williamsburg: Popular Long Island chef James Ahearn opened a new Mediterranean restaurant called Pomp & Circumstance . The menu leans Mediterranean and is divided into sections including breads, accompaniments for breads, small plates, and cheese. 577 Lorimer St., near Metropolitan Avenue Greenwich Village: The team behind French restaurant Mimi opened a casual bistro called Babs . Chef/partner Efrén Hernández(Faro) created a menu with influence from northern Spain. 72 Macdougal St., near West Houston Street June 13 Bushwick: Sea Wolf owner Daniel Cipriani opened Gemelli , an all-day Mediterranean restaurant serving housemade pastas, wine, and cocktails. There are also shareable dishes like provolone seared in a cast iron-skillet as well as fritto misto (fried vegetables) —both available all day. There’s an 18-seat patio. 50 Cypress Ave., near Starr Street Bushwick: Daniel Cipriani also opened the Ledge , a bar designed to evoke a 1970s California swinger bar with lots of pink. There are Italian snacks on hand, and there’s a 49-seat year-round patio with a retractable roof. 321 Starr St., near Cypress Avenue Astoria: A fine-dining Mexican restaurant called Hoja Santa opened , serving dishes like a pastel Azteca , made with layers of corn tortillas, shrimp, calamari, octopus, cheese, and green poblano sauce. 40-17 30th Ave., near 41st Street Park Slope: L’Arte della Pizza opened,serving pizza by the slice as well as full pies. There’s also pasta, entrees, salads, suppli (rice balls), and panino served on either Italian bread or homemade focaccia. 172 Fifth Ave., near Degraw Street Meatpacking District: Celebrity chef and Food Network star Carl Ruiz opened La Cubana , serving Cuban cuisine alongside Caribbean-inspired cocktails. There’s also live music. 408 West 15th St., near Ninth Avenue Harlem: The Italian restaurant Settepani reopened after extensive renovations. It’s open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as weekend brunch and serves pizza, pasta, and other Italian entrees. 196 Malcolm X Blvd., at West 120th Street Williamsburg : A new coffee shop from Emilio Baltodano called Eleva opened serving a rose latte made with rose water, organic beer powder, espresso, and almond milk. There are sweets from Ovenly and pressed sandwiches from Nick + Sons. It’s all served in a charming brick-walled space with hand-painted murals. 649 Grand St., between Leonard Street and Manhattan Avenue Alphabet City: A new Mediterranean-influenced restaurant called Lamia’s Fish Market opened with a seafood-centric menu, a raw bar, and wine and cocktails on tap. It serves branzino, dorado, snapper, and barbounia by the pound — available grilled or salt-baked. 47 Avenue B, near East Fourth Street East Williamsburg: An all-day Mediterranean restaurant called Apollonia opened from the same team behind Walter Foods and Walter’s. It operates as a cafe during the day, and dinner starts around 5 p.m. with food from chef Jordan Heissenberger, formerly of Faun and Vinegar Hill House. 128 Meserole St., on Manhattan Avenue Williamsburg: New Mediterranean restaurant Seven Seeds opened in the Williamsburg Hotel. 96 Wythe Ave., near North 10th Street Brooklyn Bridge Park: Ample Hills Creamery opened its new Brooklyn waterfront ice cream shop, located at the historic Fulton Ferry Landing. 1 Water St. Greenpoint: An upscale restaurant called Madre with French, Italian, Spanish, and American flavors opened inside the Franklin Guesthouse hotel . 214 Franklin St., between Green and Huron streets Flatiron District: King David Tacos opened a third location in Madison Square Park, serving Austin-style breakfast tacos. Corner of 26th Street and Fifth Avenue East Village: Cult-favorite Korean grocery store chain H Mart opened a new location. It also has an outpost of BBQ Chicken , a Korean chicken chain. 35 Third Avenue between Ninth and 10th streets Midtown: Amazon Go debuted a second cashier-less convenience store with ready-to-eat breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and groceries. Local vendors include Dominique Ansel, Magnolia Bakery, Ess-a-Bagel, and Bien Cuit. 300 Park Ave., between East 49th and 50th streets Upper West Side: Produce-focused Harvest Kitchen is now open . The menu includes rice and salad bowls, egg dishes, burgers, a lobster roll, and more. 269 Columbus Ave., between 72nd and 73rd streets Soho: Nightlife hitmaker Ariel Arce opened Special Club , a bar and music venue with live jazz, soul, and blues performances as well as an extensive sake list. 43 MacDougal St., at King Street Lower East Side: Tsismis is a new Filipino bistro that comes from wife-husband team Reggie Aguinaldo and Stephen Young. The Philippines-born Jappy Afzelius is chef and has previous experience in French fine-dining. In addition to an a la carte menu of Filipino dishes, there’s a tasting menu available by reservation at an eight-seat table outside an open kitchen. 143 Orchard St., between Rivington and Delancey streets Lower East Side: Baking icon Eli Zabar opened Broome Street Bakery next to his son Oliver Zabar’s bar Devon. The menu features croissants, pain au chocolat , danishes, muffins, a variety of buns, bear claws, biscuits, jelly doughnuts, baguettes, focaccia, and pizza. 254 Broome St., near Orchard Street Upper West Side: A new cocktail bar called Nobody Told Me opened from Dovetail vet Nick Pfannerstill and Alberto Miranda. The food menu ranges from shareable snacks like shrimp rolls and queso, all priced between $5 and $15, to heftier dishes like a burger. 951 Amsterdam Ave., at 107th street Midtown: Breads Bakery ownerGadi Peleg opened a new all-day Middle Eastern restaurant called Lamalo . It serves shareable mezze-style dishes and a variety of dips and spreads. 11 East 31st St., between Madison and Fifth avenues Meatpacking District: Keith McNally and Stephen Starr have brought back Pastis , the iconic restaurant that once defined the area’s dining scene. It’s more spacious than the original, but the menu similarly offers an array of bistro fare. 52 Gansevoort St., near Greenwich Street East Village: A Blue Bottle coffeeshop opened . 2 Astor Pl., between Broadway and Lafayette streets June 5 Midtown: Cousins Maine Lobster has debuted a kiosk in Times Square. Maine- and Connecticut-style lobster rolls are on the menu, as well clam chowder, lobster bisque, lobster grilled cheese, and a lobster ice cream. The kiosk, known for its Shark Tank appearance, will be open from 11 a.m. to midnight daily. Broadway Plaza between 46th to 47th streets Prospect Lefferts Gardens: Comedian Majah Hype is behind a new Caribbean restaurant called Hype’s Kitchen and Juice Bar . The menu, created by executive chef Ronald Harris, includes Hennessey wings, chicken and waffles, oxtails, and jerk chicken. Tropical juices — mixes of guava and berry and pineapple ginger — are also on tap. 589 Flatbush Ave., between Rutland Road and Midwood Street Bowery: Floret has opened on the ground floor of new Bowery hotel Sister City, which is run by the trendy hospitality company Atelier Ace, the company behind Ace Hotel. The all-day restaurant is helmed by chefs Joe Ogrodnek (Battersby and Dover) and Andrew Whitcomb (Colonie, Norman, and Petit Crenn), which have created a menu of toasts, pastries, sandwiches, bowls, and sides during the day with sturdier dinner options arriving in the evening. 225 Bowery, near Stanton Street Midtown: There’s a new 24-hour McDonald’s store in Times Square . It’s a glossy, three-story location with room for 170 people and tech features digital kiosks and mobile ordering. Specialties from international outposts of McDonald’s, such as a stroopwafel McFlurry from the Netherlands and the cheesy bacon fries from Australia, will be sold here, too. 1528 Broadway, at West 45th Street Crown Heights: The Benjamin — a Southern-inspired restaurant from a team with experience at upscale restaurants like Jean-Georges, Olmsted, and Gramercy Tavern — is now open . Expect burgers, étouffée, and fried chicken for two or four. Drinks center on cocktails, though 15 wines by-the-glass, ranging from $9 to $14, are also available. 698 Nostrand Ave., between St. Marks Avenue and Prospect Place Midtown: Bagel chainlet Ess-a-Bagel has opened a third store near Herald Square. 108 West 32nd St., between Sixth and Seventh avenues East Harlem: Spanish tapas bar Gaudir is now open; in addition to tapas, paella and Spanish wines are also on offer. 251 East 110th St., between Second and Third avenues Upper West Side: Pan-Asian noodle restaurant the Tang has debuted its newest location near Columbia University. 920 Amsterdam Ave., at 105th Street Bushwick: Ice cream parlor Ollie’s Ice Cream + Stuff is now serving flavors such as “bread and roses” and “midnight mint.” Plus, owner Eric Kyriakopouloshas also made ice creams specifically for dogs, including a “peanut butter pumpkin butt.” 158 Irving Ave., between Dekalb Avenue and Stockholm Street Upper West Side: A new kosher bakery called Patis Bakery has sprung up within the lobby of the Arthouse Hotel. It’s a New Jersey-based bakery serving danishes, croissants, turnovers, and cookies, as well as savory pastries like focaccia and cheese twists. 2178 Broadway, on 77th Street Sheepshead Bay: Timed omakase restaurant Sushi by Bou — from divisive chef David Bouhadana —has opened a new waterfront location. 1811 Emmons Ave., near Sheepshead Bay Road Upper West Side: New Mediterranean restaurant 8th Hill is now open , serving mezze dishes like octopus and calamari, as well as larger protein entrees like a lamb shank. 359 Columbus Ave., on 77th Street Greenwich Village: The draw at La Ventura is charcuterie and a hot chicken sandwich from chef Peter Lipson, though jerk sunchoke kebabs seasoned and grilled octopus with yucca and curry mayonnaise are also planned. 615 Hudson St., between Jane and West 12th streets Lower East Side: Faema, the Italian espresso machine brand, has opened a pop-up cafe called Art & Caffeine , which will serve 16 roaster offerings. Educational classes and panel discussions on coffee will also be held. It’ll be open for the month of June. 198 Allen St. Sign up for the newsletter Eater NY Sign up for our newsletter. Email (required) By signing up, you agree to our Privacy Policy and European users agree to the data transfer policy. Subscribe

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