The Margherita Pizza al Metro is served at A Slice of Naples. Credit: Provided
A Slice of Naples 334B Bowery, 212-466-3300 Forcella pizzaiolo Giulio Adriani has opened this casual, intimate joint serving pizza by the meter, traditional pies and Italian bottled beers.
Route 66 Smokehouse 79 Pearl St., 212-243-1602 The Financial District adds a steakhouse, whose executive chef Billy Kooper previously was a sous chef at Blue Smoke. Expect urbanized country dishes (smoked wings with micro celery) made with local ingredients.
Empire Biscuit 198 Ave. A, no phone number yet Who says biscuits are just for breakfast? The new Lower East Side spot will serve them topped with a number of creations for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Bonus: It's open 24/7.
The Uncommons 230 Thompson St., 646-543-9215 Billing itself "Manhattan's first play cafe," this spot boasts all the games of your childhood, plus some you've never heard of, as well as coffee, sandwiches and snacks to boot.
The Skylark 200 W. 39th St., 212-257-4577 The Garment District's new year-round lounge boasts floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Hudson, plus indulgent fare like sliders, sea salt fries and lobster tacos.
Tokya 40 E. 58th St., 212-308-6888 Drake just celebrated his 27th birthday at this new multi-tiered lounge and restaurant, which will use a 3-D digital mapping system to light up the interior.