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Taiwanese Fried Chicken Hits Flushing — and More Openings

Eater logo Eater 12/26/2018 Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya
a box filled with different types of food: Legend Chicken © Photo via Yelp/芬妮 Legend Chicken

A weekly updated roundup of new restaurants in New York City

December 26

Flushing: Taiwanese fried chicken spot Legend Chicken opened in a Flushing food court. It serves several chicken parts, including gizzards and necks. There are also other dishes like calamari balls, shrimp rolls, and turnip cake as well as several kinds of fries and some vegetable options such as garlic broccoli and tofu. 135-15 40th Rd.

Fort Greene: The owners of Long Island Bar opened a new cocktail bar tentatively called the Rockwell Place. 31 Rockwell Pl., between Dekalb Avenue and Fulton Street

Bayside: A small noodle shop called Noodle Box Fusion opened, serving five kinds of ramen including Taiwanese-style and Japanese-style. There’s also a small menu of appetizers and rice dishes. 43-15 Bell Blvd., near 43rd Avenue

Chelsea: New coffeeshop Yanni’s Coffee opened and serves cookies alongside coffee drinks. 96 Seventh St., near West 16th Street

Bushwick: An izakaya from former Momofuku chef Joaquin (Quino) Baca opened called Teo. The 38-seat restaurant serves Japanese dishes like aki onigiri, katsu-style fried chicken, and eggplant katsudon. 321 Starr St., near Cypress Avenue

Times Square: Farm to Burger opened in the new Aliz Hotel, serving soup, salads, and burgers including an Impossible burger and a swordfish-tuna burger. 310 West 40th St., near Eighth Avenue

Chinatown: Greek Shack is a new restaurant from the owners of now-closed Chinatown diner Cup & Saucer and serves hot sandwiches, pastries, and more in a fast-casual setting. 89 Canal St., near Eldridge Street

Chinatown: Soup dumpling purveyor Shanghai Cafe Deluxe returned after an 8-month hiatus and is now called Shanghai Dumpling. 100 Mott St., between Hester and Canal streets

Upper West Side: Fast-casual coffee and smoothie chain Joe & the Juice opened a new location. 2460 Broadway, between West 91st and 92nd streets

December 19

Harlem: It’s Shake Shack’s first outpost in the neighborhood. Other than burgers and shakes, this location will also have snickerdoodle cookies from Harlem’s own Lady Lexis Sweets as well as beer from Harlem Brewing Company. 1 West 125th St. at Fifth Avenue

East Village: The neighborhood just gained a Vietnamese barbecue restaurant — a genre of Vietnamese cuisine that wasn’t present in NYC until now. Madame Vo BBQ is the sequel to the acclaimed Madame Vo team’s first restaurant, which sits nearby. 104 Second Ave., between East Sixth and Seventh Streets

Hell’s Kitchen: Taco Bell brings boozy “cantinas” to Manhattan this week, where diners can order beer and frozen cocktails with their tacos. New York’s Blue Point Brewing Company will sell its new beer, the Big City Bell Pilsner, here. 840 Eighth Ave., between West 50th and 51st Streets

Chelsea: A second Taco Bell “cantina” also opened in Chelsea this week. 224 Seventh Ave., on West 23rd Street

Union Square: Dessert chain Milk Bar has opened its 10th NYC location in connection with a new store called Camp, meant to be an “immersive” shopping center for families. To fit in with the theme, Milk Bar will have a sundae bar with a rotating special, beginning with a s’mores sundae of cereal milk soft serve topped with compost cookie crumbs, charred marshmallows, fudge sauce, and marshmallow sauce. 110 Fifth Ave., at 16th Street

Chelsea: Starbucks has brought a three-story, 23,000-square-foot coffee playpen to NYC, which includes five bars: two for coffee, and one each for cocktails, takeaway beans, and pastries. It’s the fourth Starbucks Reserve Roastery to open around the world. 61 Ninth Ave., at 15th Street

Park Slope: Chef Jenny Kwak — whose family ran Do Hwa, known for being one of the first restaurants to popularize Korean food outside of K-Town — is now cooking playful Korean fare at Haenyeo, a much smaller restaurant owned with her husband Terrence Segura. The menu includes seafood and Korean dishes with a twist, like her version of tteokbokki, a spicy rice cake meal that here comes topped with Oaxcan cheese and chorizo. 239 Fifth Ave. at Carroll Street

Prospect Park: The highly anticipated dine-in movie theater Nitehawk Prospect Park is now showing films and serving cocktails, beer, and food. The theater has 650 seats, plus two bars open to the public, not just ticket-holders. 188 Prospect Park West, in the former Pavilion Theater space

Prospect Heights: Companion Cafe is now serving toasts and bowls alongside various drinks ranging from coffee to date milkshakes to lemongrass tea. At 4 p.m. the shop turns into a tropical cocktail bar called Shaka Shaka Tiki. 64 Sixth Ave., between Bergen and Dean Streets

Murray Hill: Chef John Nguyen — who was recently arrested for aggravated harassment — has partnered with Jimmy Fong and Ophelia Wu of the Basement in Chinatown for a new chicken pho restaurant named Sai Gon Dep. The focus here is Vietnamese chicken soup in which the bird is served from head to toe, eyes and all. 719 Second Ave., between 38th and 39th Streets

Staten Island: Seafood reigns at Barca, a new restaurant by Victor Rallo, who also runs Surf, a barbecue restaurant, across the street. Dave Pasternack of Italian seafood spot Esca is a partner here. The menu includes dishes like spicy spaghetti with lobster and a Sicilian fish stew made with uni and crab meat. 44 Navy Pier Court on Front Street

Downtown Brooklyn: Thai street food like crispy rice salad with sour pork slid into Dekalb Market Hall with Chicks Isan, a food stall by same team behind Thai hit Fish Cheeks. The restaurant will focus on Thailand’s Isan region, with its signature dish being a grilled chicken marinated in garlic, turmeric, and coriander root.

December 12

FiDi: Sola Pasta Bar now has a spinoff restaurant called Sola Lab, also serving pastas. Unlike Pasta Bar, the Lab will also serve fish and meat for dinner. Options include a rigatoni all’arrabbiata, a cacio e pepe with tonnarelli, and stuffed pumpkin gnocchi. A truffle pasta, with shaved white truffles, is available as well at market price. For weekday lunch, it offers a prix fixe menu for $16, including salad, pasta, and dessert. 45 Beekman St. near William Street

Upper East Side: Hamptons French restaurant Maison Vivienne has opened a new location in a townhouse in Manhattan, also serving a menu of food pulled from the south of France and the Mediterranean. Dishes like duck with a honey lavender glaze and French classics such as bouillabaisse are on the menu. 116 East 60th St., between Park and Lexington avenues

Ridgewood: The Seneca opened, serving a straightforward, casual menu comprising a burger, a little gem salad, wings, a chicken club sandwich, and more. Its kitchen is open until midnight daily, and there’s also a daily happy hour with a rotating beer and a shot special for $5 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. It comes from Kaelin Ballinger, Thomas Ballinger, and their brother-in-law James Cruickshank; the Ballinger brothers’ father is Lon Ballinger, who opened Webster Hall. The chef Cory Yee used to work at Grand Banks and Union Square Events, the catering arm of Union Square Hospitality Group, and live music and DJs will occasionally pop in. 582 Seneca Ave., between Menahan and Grove streets

Flatiron: Hiroki Odo, the former Kajitsu chef behind new all-day restaurant Hall, has opened a 14-seat kaiseki called Odo behind Hall. The restaurant will serve a nine-course dinner of seafood-centric seasonal Japanese dishes for $200. 17 West 20th St., between Fifth and Sixth avenues

Soho: Her Name Was Carmen, a two-floor restaurant with design inspired by the modernism from the ’50s and ’60s in Latin America, opened from Thatcher Shultz (the Garret) and Andres Diaz (Felix, Tropicana parties). It serves a seafood-heavy menu from chef Ben Hammou, formerly of Le Bernardin. 527 Broome St.

Staten Island: Seppe Pizza Bar has opened, serving round, square, and rectangle pies. Harrison Ginsberg and Nick Rolin, who previously worked at the Dead Rabbit, are in charge of cocktails, and Kierin Baldwin of the Dutch and Locanda Verde is doing pastries. 3 Navy Pier Court

East Village: Cafe JQK Floral Tea opened, serving a variety of teas and coffee drinks. 330 East 11th St., between First and Second avenues

Flushing: One of mainland China’s largest hot pot chains made its NYC debut. Liuyishou Hotpot specializes in very spicy Chongqing-style hot pot. 136-76 39th Ave., near Union Street

Long Island: Celebrity chef Tom Colicchio opened Small Batch, a rustic restaurant serving American and wood-fired fare in Garden City. 630 Old Country Rd. in Garden City, NY

Park Slope: Ramen Danbo — which has a Seattle location that still has lines a year after its debut — opened its latest outpost. Its bowls are customizable, meaning that diners can choose things like richness of their broth, thickness of their noodles, and how firm they want the noodles to be cooked. 52 Seventh Ave., between St. Johns and Lincoln Place

Carroll Gardens: Longtime neighborhood restaurateurs Frank Castronovo and Frank Falcinelli added a new wine bar to NYC by opening Franks Wine Bar, which has hundreds of classic and natural wines along with small plates inspired by a slew of European cuisines. 465 Court St., near Luquer Street

Noho: The By Chloe vegan empire opened a new kiosk called Thrills By Chloe in the new wellness and beauty department store Showfields that serves coffee, tea, desserts, toast, and soup. 11 Bond St., at Lafayette Street

Park Slope: Comedian and actress Amy Poehler is behind a new wine store that slid into Park Slope called Zula Wines & Spirits. Free wine tastings are held every evening, and local delivery is free, too. 487 Fifth Ave., between 11th and 12th streets

December 6

Prospect Heights: A new bistro called Oxalis from a Daniel alum has found a permanent spot, now serving both an a la carte and pre fixe menu from a separate bar area and dining room. The restaurant started as a successful pop-up that occurred in NYC over 30 times and regularly sold out. 791 Washington Ave., between Lincoln and St John’s Place

Bushwick: A new diner called Benelux that pulls from the cuisines of Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg is now dishing out mussels, oysters, sausages, and sandwiches, as well as beer and wine. The chef Colby Rasavong previously worked at Husk. 25 Bogart St., between Cook and Varet Street

East Village: A new dim sum spot called Dim Sum Palace opened with an extensive menu. This the restaurant’s third location. 59 Second Ave., between East Third and Fourth Streets

Park Slope: Appetizing shop Shelsky’s now has a new bagel shop called Shelsky’s Brooklyn Bagels, where bagels and bialys made on-site are sold alongside sandwiches, coffee, and grocery items. 453 Fourth Ave., between 10th and 11th Streets

East Village: The first piece of Ravi DeRossi’s Fire & Water is a 20-seat vegan omakase counter, called simply Water. The other half of the restaurant will open in January. 111 East Seventh St., between First Avenue and Avenue A

Financial District: The beloved hand-ripped noodle chain Xi’an Famous Foods has made its way downtown. This is the 14th location. 8 Liberty Pl., between Broadway and Nassau Street

East Village: Chef Tomotsugu Kubo, who has previous experience at the wildly popular LA ramen shop Tsujita, opened TabeTomo, a noodle restaurant of his own in NYC that focuses on tsukemen, a style of ramen where room temperature noodles are dipped into hot broth. 31 Avenue A near St. Marks Place

Gramercy: Popular Taiwanese fried chicken chain TKK Fried Chicken opened its first NYC location. It serves bubble tea and fried chicken, chicken tenders, and wings, available in original, mild, and spicy. 115 East 23rd St., east of Park Avenue South

Flushing: The Murray Hill section of Flushing has a new Singaporean restaurant called Yummy Tummy Asian Bistro, minimalist restaurant serving Southeast Asian comfort foods. 161-16 Northern Boulevard, between 161st and 162nd streets

West Village: The Japanese casual steakhouse import Ikinari Steak continues its rapid NYC expansion plan with an 11th Manhattan location. 205 Bleecker Street, near Sixth Avenue

Flatiron: Colombian coffee shop Devoción opened a Manhattan location. The company runs two cafes and a roaster in Brooklyn. 25 East 20th St., between Broadway and Park Avenue

Meatpacking: Top Chef France season three winner Jean Imbert is behind a large French restaurant named Encore, now serving dishes like mixed leaves tempura, squash with eel and sorrel, and brioche-wrapped celery root. 1 Little West 12th St., between Gansevoort Street and Ninth Avenue

Soho: Famed Italian pizzaiolo Stefano Callegari has debuted his first NYC restaurant, La Rossa, a traditional Roman pizzeria that focuses on 12-inch round pies inspired by Roman dishes. 267 Lafayette St. at Prince Street

November 28

The Bronx: Tyshawn Jones, a 19-year-old skateboarding star, opened a restaurant in the Bronx called Taste So Good (Make You Wanna Slap Your Mama), a reference to the 2002 movie Friday After Next. The kitchen for the casual counter spot serves a Caribbean-American menu of dishes like oxtail, plates of jerk chicken and curry goat, and mac and cheese. 1752 Lafayette Ave.

Lower East Side: The LES location of Speedy Romeo added a late-night bar and slice lounge called Stilettos that serves extra large slices and drink specials on Fridays and Saturdays from midnight to 2 a.m. 63 Clinton St., near Rivington Street

Hell’s Kitchen: A new Italian restaurant called Nittis, run by a team of a father and his two sons, opened and dishes out old-school red sauce vibes. Dishes includes a meatball parmigiana panini on rosemary focaccia. The two sons also created the fashion brand BOND. 523 Ninth Ave., near West 29th Street

Greenwich Village: Sibling duo Morgan Sigg and Callum Sigg opened Uncle Chop Chop, which serves dishes from across Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Indonesia. Morgan previously worked at the Breslin, and Callum has been running Three Jolly Pigeons in Bay Ridge. 7 Cornelia St., near West Fourth Street

Williamsburg: A new gastropub called the Hive opened, serving American comfort food. It offers bespoke cocktails and weekend brunch. 119 Kent Ave. at North Seventh Street

Flatiron: Seven Grams Caffé opened a new location in Flatiron with a menu of baked goods like an olive oil cake, a tahini and chocolate chip cookie, pumpkin bread, and a chocolate chip banana loaf. There are also espresso and coffee drinks. 76 Madison Ave., near East 28th Street

Sheepshead Bay: A new poke restaurant called Poke Stop opened with seven set bowls on the menu as well as a customizable bowl option. There are also fruit teas and milk teas. 1720 Sheepshead Bay Rd., near Voorhies Avenue

East Village: Roman-style pizza and Italian restaurant Dia opened from first-time restaurateur Christopher Manta and chef Andrea Taormina. Pizza options include one with anchovies, nduja, and olives, and one with pesto, shrimp, and mozzarella. In addition to the 14 kinds of pizza, there are dishes like seafood spaghetti, veal cheek and pork agnolotti, and pappardelle with sweet Italian sausage and roasted fennel. 58 Second Ave., near East Third Street

Industry City: The Eataly-like Japanese venue with food stalls, an izakaya restaurant, and a grocery store — Japan Villageopened and has stalls that sell everything from soba and udon noodles made daily to Japanese street food like takoyaki. 934 Third Ave., between 35th and 36th streets

Downtown Brooklyn: Hill Country Food Park, a food hall inspired by the food trucks of Austin, Texas, opened. It’s run by the team behind the popular barbecue restaurant Hill Country and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 345 Adams St.

East Village: A coffee shop called Cocoa Grinder has opened. 45 East First St., between First and Second avenues

November 20

Hell’s Kitchen: The owners behind popular Thai restaurants Land and Pure Thai Cookhouse have opened a new restaurant called Taladwat, serving soups like a winter melon soup and shrimp and calamari tom yum. There are also various curries and roasted chile calamari, steamed egg with crabmeat, and fried whole butterfish. The dishes are meant to reflect the Thai countryside. Plates are meant to be shared, and they’re all pick two for $16. 714 Ninth Ave. at 49th Street

Lower East Side: Brigitte Bistro Moderne opened in the former Brigitte space, bringing a new team to work with original owner Anthony Coppers. The new chef is Kamran Naseem, who previously cooked at Junoon. The menu includes French bistro fare, like a bay scallop crudo with chive broth, endive, and house-made Pernod pop rocks. 37 Canal St., near Ludlow Street

Nolita: Chef-owner Shimon Maman opened Shoo Shoo, a Mediterranean restaurant with a specific focus on Israeli cuisine. 371 Broome St. at Mott Street

Morningside Heights: The team behind Harlem’s Babbalucci opened Bar 314, a pizza restaurant that also serves pucce, a Southern Italian sandwich with fresh-baked bread made from pizza dough. 1260 Amsterdam Ave. at 122nd Street

Meatpacking District: A new restaurant called Intersect by Lexus that is operated by Union Square Hospitality Group opened and features rotating chefs. First up is Gregory Marchand, the chef behind acclaimed neo-bistros Frenchie in Paris and London. 412 West 14th St., between Ninth Avenue and Washington Street

East Village: Dua Kafe, an Albanian-American cafe serving breakfast and lunch all day, opened with a menu of egg dishes and various paninis in a cozy, brick-walled space. 520 East 14th St., between Avenue A and Avenue B

Upper West Side: Seafood restaurant the Flying Fisherman opened a new casual sibling restaurant next door called Fish on the Fly, which serves simple seafood classics like lobster rolls, New England clam chowder, and fried clams in a 12-seat space, available for dine-in, take-out, or delivery. 269 Columbus Ave., near 73rd Street

East Village: Italian restaurant Biga opened with a simple menu of pizza, salads, and antipasti. 293 East Houston St., near Clinton Street

West Village: Jean-Georges and Brasserie Seoul alum Sung Park opened Windrose, a Korean fusion restaurant with dishes like beef tartare served with Asian pear, gnocchi made with rice in a béchamel sauce, and a chicken waffle sandwich with gochujang mayonnaise. The focus is Korean and American South home cuisine, cooked using French techniques. 39 Downing St., near Bedford Street

Upper West Side: An all-day cafe serving pastries, sandwiches, and desserts as well as lunch dishes like a grilled tuna quinoa bowl opened on the UWS. Mokum also has dinner options like a red snapper served with pinto bean stew and jalapeño tomatillo salsa, and a lobster casserole. 464 Amsterdam Ave., between West 82nd and 83rd Streets

Union Square: Italian chocolate store Venchi opened and claims to have the “largest chocolate waterfall in North America.” It also serves gelato, crepes, and coffee. 861 Broadway, between East 17th and 18th streets

Williamsburg: The Williamsburg Hotel opened a new swanky cocktail bar in a glass structure designed to look like one of NYC’s iconic water towers. The Water Tower has a $150 cocktail on its menu, as well as $500 bottle service and $525 caviar tastings. 96 Wythe Ave., between North 10th and 11th streets

Chinatown: Flushing’s esteemed Joe’s Steam Rice Roll expanded to Manhattan, debuting in the Canal Street Market. 265 Canal St., near Lafayette Street

Fort Greene: The beer garden DSK Brooklyn added a separate one-room space called Barkeasy, a cafe where dogs are allowed. 99 Hanson St., between South Portland Avenue and South Oxford Street

Washington Heights: A pet retail store that also has coffee and pastries called Cafe Bark opened. The lounge where the dogs can be is separate from where the food is ordered. 833 West 181st St. near Cabrini Boulevard

Columbus Circle: David Chang’s first-ever restaurant Momofuku Noodle Bar added a second NYC location in a big, swanky venue inside the Time Warner Center mall. A new menu by executive chef Tony Kim focuses on steamed breads and rice, as well as ramen dishes. 10 Columbus Circle

Greenwich Village: NYC’s first Nutella Cafe opened to long lines of people seeking sugary all-day fare like crepes, frozen pops, lattes, and sandwiches — all laced with the chocolate hazelnut spread. 116 University Place at 13th Street

November 14

Upper West Side: An artsy, upscale restaurant modeled for traditional Chinese watercolors has made its way to the Upper West Side. Atlas Kitchen comes from art collector Haocheng Sun, with food from chef Kaiyuan Li. Expect food from eight different regions of China, with Li’s takes on traditional fare. Options include beef flank in dry wok, a spicy rice noodle soup with fish filet, and a braised pork blood casserole. The menu is limited for now, but a full one will become available in mid-December. 258 West 109th St., near Broadway

Chelsea: Ultra-popular Brooklyn ice cream shop Ample Hills now has a Manhattan standalone location. The scoop shop has a new flavor for the debut called Chelsea Morning, with vanilla ice cream and Italian rainbow cookies from Baked. Favorites like Ooey Gooey Butter Cake are on deck as well. 141 Eighth Avenue at 17th Street

Midtown: A new red-sauce Italian restaurant called Nittis has opened. The chef is pulling from the owner Will Durollari’s family recipes. 523 Ninth Ave. at 39th Street

Boerum Hill: LES Cajun-style seafood boil restaurant Claw Daddy’s expanded to Brooklyn. It offers a Louisiana boil with options for seafood, sauce, and sides. 31 Third Ave., between State Street and Atlantic Avenue

Midtown: East Village’s late dive bar Mars Bar, which shuttered in 2011 following a DOH inspection that called attention to all the notorious dump’s many violations, has been immortalized in the newly renovated Row NYC Hotel in Midtown. The entry to the suite features the Mars Bar storefront photo-printed on the wall. 700 Eighth Ave. between 44th and 45th streets

Hudson Square: French-leaning cafe and cookie destination Maman opened its eighth location on Monday. Salads, sandwiches, and other cafe are available. 205 Hudson St.

Gramercy: A modern Indian restaurant called Gupshup opened with just as much focus on the food as on the atmosphere. Styled as the home of a fictional Bombay family in the ’70s, the colorful and opulent space will have live entertainment. Food comes from a former Indian Accent chef, while drink comes from a renowned Boston bartender. 115 East 18th St., between Park Avenue and Irving Place

Flatiron: Chef Hiroki Odo, formerly at Michelin-starred Kajitsu, now has an all-day Japanese bistro called Hall. It’s a cafe during the day and turns into a cocktail and wine bar at night. 17 West 20th St., between Fifth and Sixth Avenues

Lower East Side: Oliver Zabar — grandson of the man who opened iconic Jewish grocery store Zabar’s — opened his own business further south in Manhattan. Devon serves spiked sodas, punches, cocktails, and fancy bar food like lamb meatballs and steak tartare. 252 Broome St., between Orchard and Ludlow Streets

Nomad: The Evelyn Hotel projects from acclaimed chef Jonathan Benno have now all opened. The final piece of the puzzle Benno made its debut, marking the flagship and most high end restaurant in the space. Expect Mediterranean fare. 7 East 27th St., between Madison and Fifth avenues

November 7

West Village: A bi-level Mediterranean restaurant called Fava Bistro opened in a white-walled space. Dishes include saganaki, branzino, and a hanger steak. There’s also a daily happy hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with a menu of bites and drinks, all for $7 each.

Upper West Side: Now open in the former McAleer’s space, Frank Mac’s Pub is run by the same family that ran McAleer’s. Like the 65-year-old establishment it replaces, the restaurant and bar serves no-frills pub food, including Irish banger meatballs, chicken wings, burgers, and a beef shepherd’s pie. There are also five house cocktails and a wine and beer list. 425 Amsterdam Ave. at 80th Street

East Village: Dia is a new Italian neighborhood restaurant serving a menu of mostly seafood and Roman-style pizza. 58 Second Ave., near East Third Street

Staten Island: The owners of wine bar Vinum opened a new French-American bistro across the street called the Richmond. The menu features a seafood mac and cheese, an American wagyu beef burger, and brasserie classics like steak frites as well as mussels frites. 695 Bay St., near Broad Street

Upper East Side: Long-time all-day diner Green Kitchen opened a second location. 1619 Second Ave. at East 84th Street

Seaport District: A quick-service lobster roll joint called Lobster GoGo opened and serves several different seafood rolls, including crab, salmon, and shrimp variations. 190 Front St., near John Street

Boerum Hill: LES Cajun-style seafood boil restaurant Claw Daddy’s expanded to Brooklyn. It offers a Louisiana boil with options for seafood, sauce, and sides. There is also a raw bar, along with small bites like shrimp ceviche and Cajun wings. 31 Third Ave., between Atlantic Avenue and State Street

Upper West Side: New Thai restaurant Living Thai opened with a standard neighborhood Thai menu. It has a lunch special every day from noon to 4:30 p.m. that includes an appetizer and an entree for just $7.99. 931 Amsterdam Ave., near West 106th Street

East Village: Uluh Tea House opened and serves desserts as well as some savory dishes like a pork katsu alongside its variety of teas. 152 Second Ave., between East Ninth and 10th streets

Upper West Side: Kikoo Sushi, which also has a location in East Village, opened on the Upper West Side. It has a straightforward menu typical of a neighborhood sushi joint. 998 Columbus Ave., between 109th and 110th streets

Midtown: Japanese restaurant and grilled eel specialist Unagi-Ya Hachibei opened. At dinner, its signature grilled eel comes as part of a small set for $55, served over rice with sauce, salad, a clear soup, and pickles. The large set for $75 also comes with eel liver. Only 100 orders can be filled at lunch due to eel conservation efforts. Update: Due to an equipment issue, the restaurant has temporarily closed but will reopen the week of November 19. 238 East 53rd St. near Second Avenue

Financial District: Hand-pulled noodle shop Old Xi’an Delicacy opened, offering a menu of noodles, lamb burgers, and dumplings in a fast-casual setting. 164 Pearl St., between Pine and Wall streets

Lower East Side: Katie Rue opened Korean-influenced Reception Bar as a reflection of her experience and identity as an Asian-American. In addition to seven cocktails ($14) and seven mocktails ($10), there’s a small menu of Korean snacks, including gyeongdan, sweet rice cake balls filled with red bean paste and served with various toppings. 45 Orchard St. near Hester Street

October 31

Bed-Stuy: A sandwich shop called Po’ Mi opened, serving up a fusion menu of po’boys and banh mi. There are also bowls with veggies and meat. It comes from a team with experience at Gramercy Tavern and Le Bernardin. 561 Gates Ave., near Tompkins Avenue

Bushwick: The team behind popular vegan restaurant Champs Diner opened a new vegan fast-casual joint in Bushwick called Hartbreakers. The design and decor are inspired by the 1970s, and the menu features salads, beet burgers, a faux fried chicken basket, and colorful plates of veggies. 820 Hart St., near Knickerbocker Avenue

Columbus Circle: New to Time Warner Center, the Momofuku brand added its latest venture: Bāng Bar, a takeout breakfast and lunch venue focused on Korean wraps filled with spit-roasted meats. 10 Columbus Circle, Third Floor

Midtown: American restaurant Pomona opened in the former Beautique space, serving foie gras sliders, potato and mackerel terrine, and slow-cooked halibut. It comes from former Henry at Life Hotel executive chef Michael Vignola. 8 West 58th St., near Fifth Avenue

Midtown: The long-awaited first Manhattan location of Jollibee, the Filipino chain known for fried chicken, opened near Times Square, and devoted fans lined up for hours to get a taste. 609 Eighth Ave. between West 39th and West 40th streets

East Village: Nai Tapas re-opened in a new, two-story space. The bar, which focuses on Spanish fare and hosts flamenco shows, was previously located in an underground spot on First Avenue. The restaurant also has a tasting menu that can be done with sangria or wine pairings. 85 Second Ave., between East Fourth and Fifth streets

Seaport District: Popular ice cream stop Big Gay Ice Cream Shop opened its fourth location. Owners Doug Quint and Bryan Petroff started the brand as a truck in 2009. 207 Front St., near Beekman Street

Brooklyn Heights: Bakery Amy’s Bread opened its first Brooklyn location. The menu includes breads, layer cakes, handmade breakfast pastries, sandwiches for breakfast and lunch, and espresso and coffee drinks from Fonte Coffee Roasters. 311 Henry St., between State Street and Atlantic Avenue

Midtown: A new Indian-inspired fast-casual spot called Manchi opened, serving the rice and lentils dish kitchari as well as various customizable bowls and wraps. 224 West 35th St., near Seventh Avenue

East Village: Westville opened its first standalone bakery, located in the former Zucker space. Pastry chef Meital Cohen is selling sweets such as carrot cake, apple and blueberry pies, assorted cookies, and seasonal specials like a dragon fruit smoothie bowl with berries, almond butter, and granola. There are also savory items such as tartines with smoked trout, crème fraîche, and chives, as well as various quiches. 433 East Ninth St. between First Avenue and Avenue A

Greenpoint: Brooklyn landed another axe-throwing bar in Bury the Hatchet, a new bar serving finger foods as well as $4 beer and wine alongside competitive axe throwing. 25 Noble St.

East Village: A new halal shawarma restaurant called Sammy’s is now open. 109 First Ave., between East Sixth and Seventh streets

East Village: New Mexican restaurant Savor Por Favor opened, serving a small menu of tacos and entrees like salmon a la plancha and a basket of fried chicken. The drinks menu is also straightforward, including margaritas and a paloma. 157 Second Ave., near East 10th Street

Greenpoint: Neighborhood restaurant Anella reopened in Greenpoint after a fire forced it to shutter in July. The restaurant has been around since 2009, and its menu now includes starters like fried calamari and burrata; three different pastas; and branzino and skirt steak as entrees. 222 Franklin St., near Green Street

Williamsburg: Rosa’s Pizza opened and offers dine-in, takeout, and delivery. Its menu includes vegan and gluten-free options. 374 Metropolitan Ave., near Havemeyer Street

Midtown: A new fast-casual sandwich spot, Artiserie Sandwich Boutique, opened, serving subs, salads, rice bowls, soups, and breakfast. 459 Lexington Ave. at East 45th Street

Upper West Side: Chef Adam Leonti made his long-awaited New York debut, opening Leonti in the space that formerly held Dovetail. Stuffed rabbit, milk-braised lamb, and salt-baked branzino are on the menu at the Italian restaurant. 103 West 77th St., near Columbus Avenue

Hell’s Kitchen: Hong Kong-based chain Tim Ho Wan brought its dim sum to Hell’s Kitchen, with the restaurant’s second location in NYC. The menu includes customer favorites like baked barbecue pork buns, steamed shrimp dumplings, barbecue pork steamed rice rolls, and pan-fried turnip cake. 610 Ninth Ave., between West 43rd and 44th streets

Financial District: Recreation, a co-working space by day and cocktail bar by night, opened in the Moxy NYC Downtown hotel and has an arcade machine, skee-ball, shuffleboard, and a basketball half court. The food comes from underrated chef Akhtar Nawab, and there are cocktails on tap as well as large format boozy punches. 26 Ann St., between Broadway and Nassau streets

October 24

Harlem: A new wine and cocktail bar with small plates called Ruby’s Vintage Harlem opened. Bites include a take on the reuben, and there’s a cocktail made with kale juice. It’s named after the famous artist, activist, and actor Ruby Dee. 2340 Seventh Ave., between West 137th and 138th streets

Fort Greene: In a quick flip situation, the 12-year-old barbecue restaurant the Smoke Joint is now a new location of Nashville-style hot chicken restaurant Peaches HotHouse. For now, it’s just open for dinner, but breakfast, lunch, and weekend brunch will soon be added, making it an all-day spot for Southern fare. The popular original location is in Bed-Stuy. 87 South Elliott Pl., between Lafayette Avenue and Fulton Street

Financial District: Fast-casual bowl spot Blue Park Kitchen opened, with build-your-own as well as set options. 70 Pine St., between Pearl and William streets

Midtown: Ever-growing Japanese steakhouse Ikinari Steak just opened its 10th location in Manhattan. 295 Madison Ave., near East 41st Street

Dumbo: OddFellows Ice Cream Co. opened a new outpost in Dumbo. This is the fourth location for the ice cream shop, and there are plans to roll out a beer and wine program. 60 Water St., near Dock Street

Financial District: Burrito chain Dos Toros opened a new location. 1 State St., at Whitehall Street

East Village: The Dumpling Shop, a casual spot in the East Village offering dumplings with “internationally inspired” flavors, such as Jamaican jerk chicken and buffalo chicken, is now open. A handful of noodles and sides are also on the menu. 124 Second Ave., between St. Mark’s Place and East Seventh Street

East Village: Bubble and cheese tea shop from China Mi Tea is now open. 19-23 St. Mark’s Pl., between Second and Third avenues

East Village: New sushi restaurant Pado opened with classic and signature rolls. 199 Second Ave., between East 12th and 13th streets

Chelsea: Baking academy and supply store NY Cake reopened in a new, bigger location that also has the brand’s first-ever on-site cafe. The six-seat cafe, overseen by cake decorating expert Lisa Mansour, will offer macarons, cream puffs, and cakes made at the premise daily, as well as a seasonal menu. 118 West 22nd St., between Sixth and Seventh avenues

Meatpacking District: Famed Chicago restaurateur Brendan Sodikoff opened stylish rooftop spot RH Rooftop Restaurant in a collaboration with the furniture store formerly known as Restoration Hardware. 9 Ninth Ave., at Little West 12th Street

Bushwick: Danny Bowien’s Brooklyn location of Mission Chinese opened with a dining room that changes colors, dappled in neon light. The menu includes Mission Chinese favorites, like the super spicy Chongqing chicken wings. It also has some new dishes, like a bacon and shrimp eggroll and sourdough naan with burnt buckwheat honey butter and sheep’s milk cheese. 599 Johnson Ave., between Gardner and Scott avenues

Upper East Side: Luxe dine-in movie theater CMX Cinébistro opened its first NYC location on the UES, serving entrees like lobster cannoli, Moroccan lamb, and Ōra King salmon. It’s a full-service dining affair with a menu that sports appetizers, salads, entrees, and desserts, and servers who take everyone’s order 30 minutes before each movie showing. 400 East 62nd St., between First and York avenues

Chelsea: Chelsea Music Hall, an entertainment venue with dinner theater, concerts, comedy, and food from the chef at upstairs’ Israeli pita place Miznon, opened under Chelsea Market. 75 Ninth Ave., between West 15th and 16th streets

Lower East Side: RISE Brewing Co. opened its flagship cafe in LES. It’s the fourth and largest brick-and-mortar location for the coffee company known for its nitro cold brew. 79 Delancey St., between Allen and Orchard streets

October 17

Jackson Heights: East Harlem’s hit taqueria Taco Mix opened in Queens, spreading its popular al pastor tacos all over NYC as it embarks on its ambitious expansion plan that also includes an upcoming location on the Lower East Side. The original Taco Mix location opened in 1991, and there’s a Brooklyn location in Sunset Park’s Industry City that opened in 2015. 90-04 37th Ave., at 90th Street

Midtown: Zai Lai, chef Edward Huang’s all-day Taiwanese stall in Turnstyle — the underground food hall at the 59th Street subway station — has expanded to Midtown food hall Urbanspace at 570 Lex. It serves the winning beef noodle soup popular at its original location as well as rice bowls, other noodles, and pork buns. 570 Lexington Ave., at 51st Street

Upper East Side: Celeb chef David Burke’s Tavern 62, which shuttered in September, has reopened as David Burke Tavern, with a renovated space and revamped menu that includes a wagyu pot roast with lobster, celery root, butternut squash, and spinach. 135 East 62nd St., near Lexington Avenue

Midtown: Beer and burger chain Clinton Hall opened its fifth and largest NYC location. 16 West 36th St., near Fifth Avenue

Sunset Park: Vegan cafe Pickle Shack opened in Industry City, attached to Brooklyn Brine’s production facility. Vegan dishes include a burger, banh mi, and macaroni with vegan “cheese” and coconut “bacon.” Pickles, of course, are also for sale. 67 35th St., at Third Avenue

Tribeca: A Polish bakery chain called Just Baked Nowakowski opened its first U.S. outpost in Tribeca, serving sandwiches, pastries, cakes, breads, and coffee. 88 West Broadway, between Chambers and Warren Streets

East Village: The owners of Greek restaurant Merakia opened a Greek taco spot called Greekito. In addition to the tacos, it serves beer, wine, and coffee. 139 East 12th St., at Third Avenue

Long Island City: Take-out chicken joint Mister Chicken II is now open. 44-64 21st St., near 44th Drive

Chelsea: Japanese restaurant chain Zauo, where diners fish for their own food, opened an NYC outpost, equipped with three pools holding fish such as striped bass, fluke, flounder, and rainbow trout. 152 West 24th St., between Sixth and Seventh avenues

Upper West Side: The owners of hit new Greek restaurant Kyma expanded uptown with a more casual sibling restaurant called Eléa. 217 West 85th St., between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue

Greenwich Village: Nick Morgenstern’s popular LES ice cream shop Morgenstern’s opened a larger location in Greenwich Village, offering 88 flavors — twice the amount available at the original shop. 88 West Houston St., near LaGuardia Place

Flatiron: Korean steakhouse Cote opened its basement bar Undercote. Complimentary snacks accompany the cocktails, which are overseen by principal bartender Sondre Kasin. 16 West 22nd St., near Fifth Avenue

October 10

Harlem: Harlem Ale House recently swung open, and owner Eric Curtis has decorated the space with vintage relics from the original 150-year-old building where the bar now lives. The space previously housed a bowling alley, a speakeasy, and lodges through the decades. It carries more than 100 types of beer and also has a bar menu with dishes like burgers, fajitas, and a caesar salad. 101 West 127th St., near Malcolm X Boulevard

Financial District: FiDi’s new fast-casual pasta shop promises fresh noodles and attractive aesthetics, naming itself after Instagram. The Pastagram serves customizable bowls of pasta with sauces and add-ons. 241 Pearl St., near John Street

Tribeca: Chef Masa Takayama flipped his basement restaurant beneath Tetsu, previously called Basement, into Masa’s Raw Bar, replacing what was once an upscale, meat-centric kaiseki menu with a raw seafood bar. 78 Leonard St., near Church Street

Koreatown: Korean barbecue restaurant Let’s Meat opened this summer and recently flipped into an all-you-can-eat format. It offers more than 30 different choices at $40. 307 Fifth Ave. between East 31st and East 32nd streets

Midtown: A Greek-focused, bilevel restaurant and market called Fournos Theophilos opened and includes an all-day Mediterranean menu, yogurt bar, and bakery. The two floors fits up to 80 diners total, with half downstairs and half upstairs, but the upstairs portion is reserved for table-service only. 45 West 45th St., between Fifth and Sixth avenues

Downtown Brooklyn: WW, formerly known as Weight Watchers, has a new cafe in Barclays run by celeb chef Cat Cora. WW Freestyle Café: BKLYN serves Mediterranean fare. 620 Atlantic Ave.

Columbus Circle: A new location of Juice Press opened in the Whole Foods at Columbus Circle and serves bubble tea and ice cream in addition to the usual products of juices and grab-and-go soups, salads, and snacks. 10 Columbus Circle

East Village: A new coffeeshop by 787 Coffee opened. 131 East Seventh St., near Avenue A

October 3

Soho: A new fast-casual spot inspired by Indian street food called Frankie Goes to Bollywood opened. It specializes in the Indian wraps known as frankies and serves eight different variations, including one made with cauliflower-potato has, chickpeas, and tamarind chutney, and another option with grilled chicken and sweet peppers in a tomato-fenugreek curry. The design of the space is inspired by the 1980s. 204 Spring St. at Sullivan Street

Chelsea: A restaurant serving seafoody American food opened in Chelsea with an all-day menu. Called the Wilson, it’s decorated with portraits of famous Wilsons, including the volleyball from Castaway and actor brothers Luke and Owen Wilson. 132 West 27th St., between Sixth and Seventh avenues

Midtown: Beer bar Treadwell Park added a third location to NYC yesterday. The 200-seat space includes artifacts and images that nod to beer-making history, and there’s a cocktail menu inspired by different beer flavors. 508 West 42nd St., near 10th Avenue

Williamsburg: Coffee company Eleva Coffee opened its first cafe, Eleva Coffee Bar. 178 North Eighth St., between Bedford and Driggs avenues

West Village: After much anticipation from Queer Eye fans, Antoni Porowski’s revamped version of Village Den opened and appears to be a dieter’s paradise: The menu literally uses symbols to identify dishes that fit the Whole30, paleo, and keto diets. 225 West 12th St.

Midtown: A monster of a beer hall called American Hall opened in a three-floor space in Midtown and can fit up to 600 diners at once. It features an Americana menu, including a cocktail with barbecue sauce and peanut butter chicken wings with grape jelly on the side. The massive space includes a beer hall, arcade bar, and restaurant. 29 West 36th St., between Fifth and Sixth avenues

Financial District: An Asian steakhouse called Brooklyn Chop House from seasoned restaurateurs, one behind clubby classic Philippe Chow, opened. It serves standard steakhouse fare such as steaks and burgers, plus the addition of Chinese dumplings and entrees. 150 Nassau St., between Spruce and Beekman streets

Downtown Brooklyn: BigEye Sushi opened, serving grab-and-go sushi that’s partially prepared by “sushi robots,” automated machines that mainly assist with the rolling process in order to churn out sushi quickly. 25 Bond St. at Livingston Street

September 26

Nolita: The Garret, which has two often crowded locations in West Village and East Village, opened a new Nolita location. The drink menu here focuses on ingredients and liquors from Latin America, with tequilas and mezcals a main attraction. There’s also a small menu of tapas from Mexico, Central America and South America, as well as tacos by Borrachito, the operation in the back of the Garret East. 349 Broome St., between Bowery and Elizabeth Street

Randall’s Island: Untamed Sandwiches opened Untamed Sport Cafe in collaboration with Sportime. It has breakfast sandwiches, salads, wraps, and soups as well as smoothies and protein shakes. 1 Randalls Island

Harlem: Italian restaurant Fumo added a slice shop called Uncle Tony’s Pizza. It offers square pizza that comes as a thin-crust pan pie or a thicker crust option made with 48 hour-proofed dough. There’s also a vegan pie option. 1596 Amsterdam Ave., between 138th and 139th streets

Crown Heights: Cocktail bar St Ends opened with a back patio and a rose happy hour. 667 Franklin Ave., near St. Marks Avenue

Prospect Heights: A small coffeeshop called Cafe Eloise opened, serving tea, coffee drinks, and pastries. 417 Prospect Pl., near Grand Avenue

Hell’s Kitchen: Cantina Rooftop and Stage 48 added Mexican fine dining restaurant Cantina 48 to the space’s third floor. Shrimp aguachile and four kinds of tacos are on the menu. 605 West 48th St., near 11th Avenue

Upper West Side: Oath Pizza, serving 11-inch pizzas that come in whole or half pies, opened. One of the pie options at the fast-casual chain is “the luau,” made with mozzarella, pulled pork, pineapple, scallions, and barbecue sauce. 2169 Broadway, between 76th and 77th streets

Harlem: Hawaiian-inspired barbecue and poke restaurant Makana opened its fourth Manhattan location. 1502 Amsterdam Ave., between 134th and 135th streets

Soho: The Woo is a new upscale Korean barbecue restaurant in town. It’s a new iteration of owner Julie Choi’s mother’s former restaurant, Woo Lae Oak. 206 Spring St., between Sixth Avenue and Sullivan Street

Upper West Side: Friedmans, an all-day diner chain, opened on the UWS. It serves breakfast classics, salads, sandwiches, burgers, and entrees like chicken and waffles and fish tacos. This is the sixth location. 130 West 72nd St., near Columbus Avenue

West Village: Chef Einat Admony’s Balaboosta is back, rebooted in the former Bar Bolonat space in West Village, the neighborhood that also houses Admony’s Taim and Kish-Kash. 611 Hudson St., at West 12th Street

Hell’s Kitchen: The UWS’s Turkuaz Restaurant opened a second location. 310 West 53rd St., near Eighth Avenue

Greenpoint: Upscale kaiseki Chiko comes from chef and owner Xiaowei Zheng, who has instilled his menu with touches from his upbringing in China and his decade living and working in New York. It offers a 13-course menu for $138. 954 Manhattan Ave., between Java and India streets

Upper West Side: Bubble tea shop chain Gong Cha opened. 2810 Broadway between 108th and 109th streets

Lower East Side: A specialty health-focused ice cream and sorbet shop called BIVE opened an outpost on the LES. 95 Orchard St., near Delancey Street

Harlem: Break Juicery is now slinging juices and acai bowls near the City College of New York. 132 Edgecombe Ave., between 141st and 142nd streets

Harlem: The new Sushi Sushi has 15 signature rolls to choose from. There is also a location in West Village. 1504 Amsterdam Ave., between 134th and 135th streets

West Village: Bleecker Street Pizza opened a new more formal sit-down restaurant next to its popular slice shop. 71 Seventh Avenue South

Chelsea: Counter-service, California-style cafe Natura Cafe opened in the Dream Downtown hotel. It serves seasonal snacks, salads, toasts, and other casual fare, including a California-style burrito. There will also be draft lattes and cold brew on tap all day long. 355 West 16th St., between Eighth and Ninth avenues

East Village: New counter-service pizza shop Sauce Pizzeria opened. 345 East 12th St., between First and Second avenues

East Village: Indian restaurant Brick Lane Curry House is now open. There is an original location in New Jersey. 79 Second Ave., between East Fourth and Fifth streets

Fidi: San Francisco takeaway restaurant Proper Food opened. 67 Wall St.

Upper West Side: The UWS is now home to the latest Blue Bottle Coffee outpost. 279 Amsterdam Ave., between 73rd and 74th streets

September 19

Lower East Side: Zhen Wei Fang opened from the team behind popular Chinatown and Flushing restaurant Congee Village. The new restaurant focuses on hot pot and includes meat options like Australian wagyu beef and Peking duck. The space also features karaoke and projects virtual-reality images onto the tabletops. 207 Bowery, near Kenmare Street

Ridgewood: A churro cafe called Café Esencia has opened. For now, it serves breakfast and lunch in addition to the churros, but it will soon launch dinner. 68-38 Forest Ave., near Catalpa Avenue

West Village: The new Shake Shack that finally opened in West Village debuted the brand’s first stab at chicken nuggets. They have a so-called “innovation kitchen” here, where potential new dishes will be developed. 225 Varick St. near Seventh Avenue

Kips Bay: Restaurateur Nicola Marzovilla opened a new restaurant called Ristoro del Cinghiale next to his long-running I Trulli. It specializes in Tuscan-style wild boar, and there’s a wood-burning oven in the rustic space. 122 East 27th St., between Park Avenue South and Lexington Avenue

Astoria: Gossip Coffee opened with cocktails in addition to coffee. There are also pastries from local Astoria bakeries. 37-04 30th Ave., near 37th Street

Washington Heights: Gay sports bar Boxers NYC opened, offering karaoke parties and screenings of NFL games and RuPaul’s Drag Race. 3820 Broadway at West 159th Street

Lower East Side: New Malaysian cafe the Perfect Taste went into the original Kopitiam space. 51B Canal St., near Orchard Street

Bushwick: Marshall Thompson and Eric Feldman’s Braven Brewing Company Bar & Kitchen is now open, serving about a dozen beer options for now, including a pilsner, summer ale, saison, and sour ale brewed with passionfruit, pink guava, and pineapple. 52 Harrison Place, between Morgan and Knickerbocker avenues

Carroll Gardens: A chef with experience at Eleven Madison Park opened Sans, a vegan neighborhood restaurant. 329 Smith St., between Carroll and President streets

Columbus Circle: Now open in the Time Warner Center, Bluebird London has its first Manhattan location, hailing from the revered British restaurant group D&D London. 10 Columbus Circle, Third Floor

East Village: Pork-centric bar and restaurant Bar Bacon opened a second location. 127 Fourth Ave., between 12th and 13th streets

Bryant Park: Mediterranean fast-casual chain Cava has a new location in Manhattan. 11 West 42nd St., between Fifth and Sixth avenues

The Bronx: Latin-Asian fusion restaurant Suyo Gastrofusion is a new fine-dining restaurant from chef Sen Sang, whose signature dish is charred octopus, served with a potato crema, chorizo quinoa, and a black olive chimichurri. 5 West 170th St., between Inwood Avenue and Plaza Drive

Midtown: Playboy Club returned to Manhattan, and yes, there really are bunnies. 512 West 42nd St., between 41st and 42nd streets

September 12

Chinatown: Chinatown has a new Asian-influenced steakhouse called Char House. On the menu are starters like wagyu tartare and foie gras and scallop with lychee berry, as well as non-steak entrees like a whole fish and a roasted half chicken. As for steaks, filet mignon, rib eye, NY strip, and wagyu sirloin are all served with a red wine demi and wasabi butter. Dry-aging cases can be seen on-site. 43 Mott St., near Pell Street

Downtown Brooklyn: Harris Salat and chef Rick Horiike opened Taqueria in the former Ganso Ramen space. In addition to tacos, there are entrees like a beef brisket braised in a smoky chile salsa. Eventually, there will also be weekend brunch. 25 Bond St. at Livingston Street

Seaport District: Restaurant-meets-gallery-meets-shop 10 Corso Como is now open, serving a range of Italian and Mediterranean dishes with a focus on seafood. There’s an Italian-driven wine list, too. This is the first U.S. location of the restaurant, which also has locations in Milano, Seoul, Shanghai, and Beijing. 1 Fulton St., near Front Street

Bushwick: New Sicilian restaurant Concrete opened in the former space of DIY venue Palisades. It comes from a team of musicians and artists who are first time restaurateurs. It is open for dinner and weekend brunch, serving a menu of street-food-inspired small plates like a deep fried mozzarella sandwich, as well as bigger entrees, like pastas and burgers. 906 Broadway at Stockton Street

Long Island City: Adda, inspired by canteens found throughout India, is now open, serving regional cuisine from India in a homey setting. It comes from the team behind West Village’s Rahi but is distinctly more simple and traditional in its approach to Indian food. 31-31 Thomson Ave., near Van Dam Street

Williamsburg: Zeb Stewart and Jud Mongell have three restaurants at the Williamsburg location of hotel chain the Hoxton: ground floor all-day restaurant Klein’s, rooftop bar Summerly, and second floor terrace bar Backyard. Klein’s is already open, and Summerly and Backyard will come later. 97 Wythe Ave. between North 9th and North 10th streets

Greenwich Village: After years of working in fine dining, chef-owner Diana Tandia opened Berber Street Food, a counter-service restaurant of her own that serves regional cuisine from throughout Africa. 35 Carmine St., between Bedford and Bleecker streets

Williamsburg: Missy Robbins’ new pasta-centric Domino Park restaurant Misi opened with 10 pastas on hand, all made in-house in a glass-enclosed pasta room off the dining room. 329 Kent Ave., between South Third and Fourth streets

Upper West Side: Seafoody restaurant The Flying Fisherman opened and will later open a takeout spot next door. 269 Columbus Ave., between West 72nd and 73rd streets

East Village: A Rolling Stones-themed bar named after the song Waiting On A Friend recently opened near where the music video for the eponymous single was shot in East Village. 132 First Ave. at St. Mark’s Place

Koreatown: LA-based woodfired restaurant 800 Degrees Woodfired Kitchen opened its first NYC location. 1 East 33rd St., near Fifth Avenue

Financial District: Poke restaurant Sons Of Thunder opened its second location. 225 Pearl St., between Platt and John streets

September 6

East Village: Afandi Grill is now open in the East Village, serving food from Central Asia. Options include hand-pulled noodles, kebabs, “monster”-sized dumplings, and Uzbek rice bowls. 149 First Ave. near Ninth Street

East Village: A third location of Pizza Rollio, with super-thin rectangular pies, has opened. 437 East Ninth St., near Avenue A

Williamsburg: Late-night burger joint Corner Bistro opened a new outpost in Williamsburg’s new food hall North 3rd Street Market. It has the same simple menu as the nearly six-decades-old original. 103 North 3rd St. between Wythe Avenue and Berry Street

East Village: Brooklyn Bagel & Coffee Company opened a new outpost. 63 East Eighth St., near Broadway

Greenwich Village: Chain pizzeria Pieology opened a new outpost. 168 Bleecker St., near Sullivan Street


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