Cozy up at Hudson Lodge. Credit: Morgans Hotel Group
Kefi 505 Columbus Ave., 212-873-0200 Michael Psilakis’s Greek restaurant was shut down in February after a water main break; on Monday, it makes its triumphant return.
Butter 70 W. 45th St., 212-302-8703 Alex Guarnaschelli and partners Richie Akiva and Scott Sartiano debut a second location of the haute establishment, which was once the place to see and be seen.
Leave Rochelle Out of It 205 Chrystie St., 212-673-2400 More than 70 American whiskeys are to be expected, as are traditional eats and barrel service — a take on bottle service that sends drinks to your table in mini barrels of Old Forrester. PS: The name comes from the creative directors’ shared ex-girlfriend.
Paulaner Brauhaus 265/267 Bowery, 212-780-0300 The German brand’s first U.S. microbrewery will also serve Bavarian fare.
Hudson Lodge 356 W. 58th St., 212-554-6217 You don’t need to leave NYC to find an apres-ski lodge. The swanky hotel’s winter wonderland is back with nightly “snowfalls” and warm comfort food. Bring a coat for New York Cares and get a free cookie.
100 Montaditos 176 Bleecker St., 646-719-1713 This Spanish chain serves more than 100 types of montaditos: crunchy tapas-sized rolls stuffed with the likes of Serrano ham, chorizo and manchego cheese. Each retails for under $3.
The Drunken Munkey NYC 338 E. 92nd St., 646-998-4600 This Upper East Side newbie will make craft cocktails and serve Anglo-Indian fare.