Enjoy a feast of small plates at Azasu. Credit: Azasu
Here's what's on our radar this week:
Apres 60 Third Ave., 212-254-0888 Jenny Moon (Tabla, Daniel) and Chef Mazen Mustafa (The Elm) are joining forces for this vegetable-heavy modern American dining destination.
Blenheim 283 W. 12th St., 212-243-7073 Talk about farm to table: The Catskills' Blenheim Hill Farm are bringing their produce across the bridge into NYC. The majority of ingredients, from meats to maple syrup, come from the 150-acre forest.
Russ & Daughters 127 Orchard St., 212-475-4881 The NYC smoked fish institution's new joint, which has an old-timey-diner feel, boasts an open kitchen, a full menu and drinks.
Azasu 49 Clinton St., 212-777-7069 The LES' newest izakaya serves an all-small-plate menu and serves an assortment of sake and shochu cocktails.
Tender 130 W. 47th St., 212-514-6000 Inside the new Sanctuary Hotel is this eatery serving modern American cuisine and sushi.
The Beach at Dream Downtown 355 W. 16th St., 212-229-2336. The poolside restaurant reopens for the year, bringing back with it Kelvin's Slush Co. drinks for visitors. It wouldn't be a hot spot without lobster rolls and a kale caesar salad.