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