Autumn is restaurant season in New York City. And as the leaves start to fall, plenty of new menus open and brand new dishes please (though sometimes confuse) the palates of New Yorkers. Reserve a table at these new NYC restaurants before the secret is out.
This eponymous wine bar run by Aldo Sohm, sommelier of Le Bernadine, has become the place to unwind this fall. Open for both lunch and dinner, prepare to take your time with small plates and perfect wine pairings. Charcuterie from Brooklyn, cheese by Murray’s and finger foods like organic chicken drumsticks, truffle pasta with yak cheese, and a grilled foie gras lollipop keep the flavors fun!
Formerly known as Goattown, Nick Morganstern’s reboot of the Lower East Side restaurant has proved to be as creative as his previous projects. Brunch, lunch, and dinner all promise excellent renditions of comfort food including swiss chard and parmesan dip, baked pastas, roasted branzino with hazelnut pesto and a sweet baked squash with goat cheese and beets.
This Lower East Side bistro collaboration between Chef Mario Carbone, Rich Torrisi and Jeff Zalaznick takes classic French dishes and reinvents them in a dirty, delicious way. Cocktails and hors d’ouevres start the night off right, followed by rôtisserie specialties as well as large plates like the Bouillabaisse Noire.
This new TriBeCa restaurant by Chef Floyd Cardoz was highly anticipated in the weeks before it opened mid-September. The seasonal dinner menu features cuisine-bending gourmet creations like squid ink bucatini with Nova Scotia lobster and coconut milk as well as an aged Clawhammer Farms ribeye in black pepper jus served with roasted corn and cipollini onions.
This lively new Roman restaurant from Maialino’s Chef Nick Anderer serves trendy plates of Italian comfort food. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, you know you’re not leaving here hungry following elegant presentations of salad, pizza, pasta and hearty roasted meats.
Fried chicken and champagne may sound like an odd pairing, but how can two things this great not go well together? Sarah Simmons, whose City Grit culinary salon has become a legendary pop-up, opened her first restaurant with this marvelous idea. Sparkles and crispy food have never gone together so perfectly!
This Asian bistro created by Pichet Ong, multiple James Beard Award and Andy Yang of New York’s excellent Rhong-Tiam is totally unique to the city’s culinary landscape. Featuring dim sum like lobster potstickers, eel tacos, dan dan duck ramen, and a wide variety of creative sushi rolls.