Just when you thought you had a handle on all the hottest eateries around, here comes a slew of new options — not that we’re complaining.
1. The Bowery Diner
amNewYork: New Korean cuisine. Try: signature dishes like “Five Senses Satisfaction Pork Belly"
amNewYork: EMM Group’s multi-level seafood restaurant is helmed by “Top Chef” winner Hung Hunyh. The menu will be New American, inspired by Asia and the Mediterranean.
amNewYork: “Top Chef” and Buddakan alum Dale Talde opens his own Asian-American with a “chef’s table”-style counter with views into the kitchen. Try: his signature crispy-oyster bacon pad Thai.
5. The Smith
6. Saxon + Parole
amNewYork: Bespoke spirits, fresh-squeezed juices and house-made sodas.
7. Lexington Brass
amNewYork: Try: Lobster mac ‘n’ cheese and lobster BLTs
8. Momofuku Milk Bar
amNewYork: Try: Crack pie and cereal milk — along with a new pork bun served with an optional deep-fried soft-poached egg
amNewYork: An oasis away from the area's postgrad-filled sports bars, Terrior serves a large list of tasty vinos ($9-$18 per glass; $32-$199 per bottle), cheese plates, bar snacks and sandwiches.
amNewYork: Rich Torrisi and Mario Carbone, the duo behind Torrisi Italian Specialties, will bring more Italian-American goodness to Mulberry Street with a 35-seat offshoot serving casual fare.
12. Kutsher's Tribeca
amNewYork: Related to the famed Catskills resort, this resto celebrates modern Jewish-American food, with dishes like latkes, knishes and deconstructed borscht salad.
amNewYork: Maria Loi has been described as the Martha Stewart of Greece, with a succesful restaurant, TV series and cookbooks in her native country.
14. BLT American Brasserie
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