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Fall Dining Guide: The most exciting NYC restaurant openings

Summer is over, which means menus can go beyond oyster specials and rosé again. Here are the fall openings we’re most excited about.

Korean barbecue restaurants have been popping up all over, but Insa is noteworthy because of its pedigree — the team behind The Good Fork in Red Hook — and five karaoke rooms. 328 Douglass St., Gowanus

The last time Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich joined forces in 2006, the result was Del Posto. Their new project, La Sirena, will be a trattoria with two dining rooms serving not-totally Italian dishes (duck eggs with almond pesto). 88 Ninth Ave., Chelsea

Lucky us ­— the city’s first rooftop Asian beer garden will open in time for Oktoberfest!Kimoto Rooftop Beer Garden, from the Mira Sushi & Izakaya team, will have fun with American bar food (uni PB&J). Pair it with Asian craft brews and cocktails. 216 Duffield St., Brooklyn

NYC is full of wildly ambitious young people making things happen, but 16 is a bit young even by our standards. Flynn McGarry is taking his fine dining conceptEurekafrom his parents’ L.A. home to Creative Edge beginning this Saturday, with a $160 tasting menu of 14 courses. His residency will last only six months, and reservations are open now.639 Washington St., West Village

April Bloomfield (The Spotted Pig) will become the latest celebrity chef to join the burger arms race withSalvation Burger, coming to the Pod 51 Hotel. If you leave space at either end of the meal, there will also be salads and seasonal pies, as well as a full bar including boozy milkshakes.230 E. 51st St., Midtown East

Eli Zabar’s 24-year-old son is pushing the borders of his wine-driven empire into beer territory withEli’s Tap, a new beer bar set to open in mid-October. The 10 taps will swing around Northeast breweries (with a menu intended to pair with them); there are also shandies and cocktails by Nathan Gurr (The Handy Liquor Bar).189 E. 79th St., Yorkville

Come November, acclaimed Indian chef Manish Mehrotra will serve traditional dishes from his homeland made with global ingredients atIndian Accent.Mehrotra is executive chef at the New Delhi spot by the same name, which ranks among S. Pellegrino’s 50 best restaurants in Asia.123 W. 56th St., Midtown

The pop-up market masters are settling down with a new permanent project at Grand Central.UrbanSpace Vanderbiltwill have more than 20 vendors like Amali (rosé popsicles!) and a raw bar from Red Hook Lobster Pound.230 Park Ave., Midtown

Details are sparse, but this will be big: ChefDan Kluger(ABC Kitchen and Cocina) is opening his first solo project in December, with a little help from TOMS Hospitality (Eleven Madison Park). The “festive” dining room will be upscale-casual and so will the food, featuring seasonal ingredients made in an of-the-moment wood-burning grill.21-23 W. Eighth St., Greenwich Village

The successor to sandwich staple City Sub is no imitator —City Subswill be the genuine article, run by a former employee who had been there for a decade. He assured Grubstreet this summer that everything would remain the same, and we can’t wait for the weather to turn so we can cozy up with a toasted sandwich.82 Fifth Ave., Park Slope

She may be known for her cookies, butCarla Hall’s Southern Kitchenis serving many of Nashville’s favorite things, primarily traditional hot chicken but also veggie-focused sides and Crema coffee. The “Top Chef” favorite Kickstarted her restaurant project, which will open before November and also have a to-go window.115 Columbia St., Cobble Hill

Chef John DeLucie will step out on his own for the first time withBedford & Co.at The Renwick hotel. DeLucie’s modern American food by way of French and Italian kitchens will include his signature dishes from The Waverly Inn like the truffled mac&cheese. Plates are small, sustainability is emphasized, and the city’s grilling trend is alive and well in a large wood-burner in the open kitchen.118 E. 40th St., Midtown East

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