Restaurant openings, Dec. 11

Why yes, that is a wine machine inside The Park 112. Credit: Provided
Why yes, that is a wine machine inside The Park 112.
Credit: Provided

Here’s what’s on our radar this week.

Decoy at Red Farm
529 1/2 Hudson St., 212-792-9700
Phase 1 of the Chinese restaurant’s expansion — a late-night bar — rolls out Wednesday; Phase 2 will offer a full dinner menu and should be ready by February.

Park Kitchen
870 Seventh Ave., 212-707-5500
Located inside the Park Central Hotel, this modern American restaurant boasts a chef from Eleven Madison Park.

Bleecker Kitchen & Co.
643 Broadway, 212-253-7467
Seasonally inspired breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch dishes will be served in industrial digs.

Thelma on Clinton
29A Clinton St., 212-979-8471
Chef Melissa O’Donnell designed the space herself to mimic walking into her own home. Nightly specials like whole wheat pasta with duck confit, walnuts and sage are served on a rotating menu.

The Park 112
2080 Frederick Douglass Blvd., 646-524-6610
Harlem’s newest hotspot has a globally-influenced menu and one of the country’s only self-service wine machines

Dogmatic Dogs
120 MacDougal St., 212-414-0600
Healthy hot dogs? These puppies are made from grass-fed, pasture-raised meats free of hormones and antibiotics.

Tablao
361 Greenwich St., 212-334-4043
Tribeca welcomes a new tapas bar; there will be live Flamenco shows twice a week.

BarBacon
836 Ninth Ave., 646-362-0622
Artisanal bacon paired with artisanal beer … what’s not to love?

North River
166 First Ave., 212-228-1200
Homestyle cooking and Victorian design are the hallmarks of this new East Village eatery.

Bavaria Bierhaus
19 S. William St., 212-480-8142
A new bi-level German beer hall and restaurant (with furniture imported from the motherland!) hits the Financial District.

Wine Spot
127 MacDougal St., 212-505-1248
The former Tea Spot now is serving wine and tapas.

Fung Tu
22 Orchard St., 212-219-8785
Expect imaginative Chinese food from Per Se alum Jonathan Wu.



News
Entertainment
Sports
Lifestyle
Local

Mayor announces public housing improvements

Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke at the Lincoln Houses in East Harlem on Wednesday, calling for the scaffolding to come down at NYCHA complexes across…

National

Peter Theo Curtis: American released by Syrian militants…

An American writer freed this week from two years in the captivity of insurgents in Syria spoke briefly outside his family's Cambridge home Wednesday of…

Local

Bratton defends 'broken windows' work as NYPD support…

Sixty percent of those polled said they support the "broken windows" theory approach popularized by Commissioner Bratton since his first term in the 1990s.

Local

Transit changes for Labor Day weekend

The MTA is adding additional service Friday for New Yorkers getting out of the city for the long weekend. On Friday, Aug. 29, 27 additional…

Television

'Full House' might be relaunched with some of…

A new "Full House" might be in the works.

Movies

Review: 'The Congress' is a crazy, unwieldy sci-fi…

Robin Wright is the center of gravity in "The Congress," which turns from a live-action Hollywood satire into an animated spectacular on a downer future.

Movies

Review: 'The Last of Robin Hood' is a…

Dakota Fanning plays Errol Flynn's (Kevin Kline) teenage gal pal in "The Last of Robin Hood," which takes a scandal and makes it dully empathetic.

Movies

Review: The uneven 'Life of Crime' mostly gets…

Elmore Leonard's "The Switch" becomes the new indie crime dramedy "Life of Crime," with Jennifer Aniston as a kidnapped woman whose husband won't pay up.

Sports

Serena Williams leaving legacy of talented American women…

It seems only a matter of when, not if, Serena Williams will win her 18th career grand slam championship.

College

When are 2014 college football playoffs? (Schedule, date,…

When and where are 2014 college football playoffs? A look at the schedule, date, TV, time for the semi-finals at championship game.

NFL

Dimitri Patterson suspended only for rest of preseason…

Dimitri Patterson ended up getting just a slap on the wrist.

Sports

Eugenie Bouchard excited for 'rowdy' fans at US…

Eugenie Bouchard is sure to endear herself to New York's tennis faithful as she tries to win her first grand slam title across the next two weeks.

Sex

The 10 types of people you meet online

Does it ever seem like online dating profiles tend to get a little repetitive? It turns out you are not the only one to have…

Home

Labor Day essentials

Whether you’re soaking up the sun on the beach or barbecuing in the park here are some must-haves for your end-of-summer bash.

Education

Does the school day start too early?

As thousands of high schoolers get ready to head back to class, health experts say it may be time to push back the start of…

Style

Fall 2014 trend: lilac

Push those gray and black sweaters aside and make room for blush and lilac.