Arctic char at The Gander.Credit: Bill Milne
Here's what's on our radar this week:
The Wash House44 East First St., 310-367-2301We had a "why didn't we think of that" kind of moment when we heard of this laundromat/bar/restaurant. Washing your clothes is no longer boring!
The Gander15 W. 18th St., 212-229-9500Jesse Schenker, owner and chef of recette, is opening a new American spot in the Flatiron.
Bocca di Bacco191 Seventh Ave., 212-675-5980Il Bastardo is getting a revamp as the fourth Bocca di Bacco in NYC, but don't worry, the rowdy brunch will stay exactly the same.
Prime Burger217 W. 85th St., 212-658-1833The latest from the Prime Hospitality Group is a Kosher burger and sports bar.
Morrell Wine Bar & Cafe1 Rockefeller Plaza, 212-688-9370Also recently made over, it has over 1,000 bottles of wine and dishes like Crabshrooms, crab-stuffed mushrooms with garlic butter.
TESSA349 Amsterdam Ave., 212-390-1974This Mediterranean tavern merges Southern French and Italian cooking.
Dairy Queen54 W. 14th St., no phone number yetJust in time for Blizzard weather, Manhattan gets its first DQ.