The Cochinita Pibil is a signature dish at Fonda Chelsea. Credit: Fonda Chelsea
Here’s what’s on our radar this week:
The Derby 167 Orchard St, 212-777-8469 The Lower East Side locale offers southern (fried) food and an extensive list of whiskeys.
Fonda Chelsea 189 Ninth Ave, between 21st & 22nd Ave, 917-525-5252 The authentic Mexican destination is opening its third location in Chelsea this week. Unlike it’s other two locations, lunch will be offered here as well as dinner.
Horchata 470 Sixth Ave, between 11th & 12th St, 212-243-8226 Horchata features mainly traditional Mexican cuisine with the occasional nod to modern American and Tex-Mex influences.
Hummus & Pita Co. 815 Broadway, between 11th & 12th St, 646-944-4100 Offers fast-casual dining with an all-homemade menu inspired by the cuisine of the entire Mediterranean region.
Sweetgreen 413 Greenwich St, 646-922-8572 The east coast chain is opening a new location in Tribeca this week. Sweetgreen’s salads feature only organic and locally sourced ingredients.
Union Bar & Kitchen 300 Spring St, near Hudson St. 212-505-1248 UBK, a new restaurant opening in Hudson Square this week, will offer it’s take on “New American” cuisine with various global influences.