Restaurant openings in NYC
100 W. 124th St., 646-508-5657
It was just a matter of time before this burger and shake spot opened.
75 Ninth Ave., 212-989-3332
Questlove is behind this new Chelsea Market spot, which will sell the rapper’s signature fried chicken and other fun dishes like egg dumplings and a watermelon-jalapeño Love Slush.
One Twenty-Two First Avenue
122 First Ave., 212-533-2809
Artisanal pizza and small plates from a former Dos Caminos chef.
244 Mulberry St., 212-775-0111
Not your average tapas place — think rabbit meatballs, crispy pig ears and bull testicles.
Blue Ribbon Beer Garden
190 Allen St., 212-466-0404
Just in time for summer, the Lower East Side gets another beer garden. Forget pretzels and bratwurst — line up for the $15 smoky barbecue plate, which includes black-eyed peas, coleslaw and cornbread.
Hill & Dale
115 Allen St., 212-420-1115
The vintage ambiance at this American kitchen is meant to evoke early 20th century radio culture.
Parker & Quinn
63 W. 39th St., 212-729-0277
Inside the new Refinery Hotel — a former hat factory — is this prohibition-style space, with cocktails by SushiSamba pro Alex Ott.
Casimir & Co.
1022 Lexington Ave., 212-879-6190
Rustic wood, an open kitchen and daily menus are some of the hallmarks of this new French bistro.
132 Fourth Ave., 212-432-1324
Small bites, share plates, house-made pastas, and farm-fresh meat and seafood from the husband and wife behind Tocqueville.
The Backyard at the Pines
284 Third Ave., Brooklyn, 718-596-6560
A new Gowanus hangout with communal tables and grilled dishes that change every day with chef Angelo Romano’s whim.
175-177 E. Houston St., 646-837-6100
This art installation doubles as a restaurant with a rather large wood-burning potbelly stove.