Here's what's on our radar for this week:
378 Sixth Ave., 212-260-4100
The all-potato concept features four types of spuds, 10 styles, a slew of toppings and 14 house-made sauces.
132 W. 31st St., 212-971-9400
The Chelsea Market staple serving comfort food in a rustic environment gets another outpost.
45 Bond St., 212-375-0323
Circolo is reopening as Circolo45 with a bigger, more varied menu, 80 more wine bottles and whole new look — including the addition of a charcuterie bar.
2869 Broadway, 212-678-8585
Two-time Michelin Star chef Derrick Styczek brings modern American seasonal and organic fare to the Upper West Side. We're all about the Sexy Fries: fries with roasted garlic, rosemary, parmesan reggiano, truffle oil and more.
Qi Esarn Thai Kitchen
31 W. 14th St., 212-929-9917
Reflecting the mountainous northeastern region of Thailand, the sister restaurant to Qi Times Square and Qi Thai Grill in Williamsburg is reopening on Sept. 12. Claire Handleman and Pichet Ong are still behind the menu.
Barley & Grain
421 Amsterdam Ave., 646-360-3231
Steak, more than 100 whiskies and 12 rotating craft beers from the folks who brought you The Tangled Vine.
365 Third Ave., 646-918-6553
This new pub in Kip's Bay, from the folks behind The Dead Rabbit, leans heavily on the seafood.