Ascent Lounge, Midtown, New York

The Week’s Best Openings: August 26th

A Kosher Mexican restaurant on the Upper West Side, cocktails you can order by phone and 120 mezcals and tequilas all on one menu. Yep, we’ve got a few things for you to keep yourselves busy with this weekend. Here’s this week’s best openings in New York.

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Black Tap Down

Black Tap Down, Soho, New York

What is it? Your favorite viral shakes and burgers

Why’s it unmissable? Not only are the shakes AH-MAZING but the kitchen is run by a Michelin-starred chef

Everything you need to know: Black Tap Down

The Body Shop

The Body Shop. New York

What is it? A speakeasy hidden in the back of the East Village’s Pinks

Why’s it unmissable? You can order your drinks from a telephone inside the speakeasy that links directly to the bartender

Everything you need to know: The Body Shop

Casa Neta

Casa Neta, Flatiron, New York

What is it? A Mexican restaurant, mezcaleria and tequilaria

Why’s it unmissable? It has 120 different mezcals and tequilas on the menu

Everything you need to know: Casa Neta


MexiKosher, Upper West Side, New York

What is it? A fast-casual Mexican restaurant

Why’s it unmissable? Because it’s the first Kosher Mexican restaurant in NYC

Everything you need to know: MexiKosher