New York’s Best Openings This Week (Feb 9)

This week’s unmissable restaurant openings in NYC…

Be First.

Just Opened.

Tender Greens

What is it? An LA-born seasonal restaurant in Union Square.

Why’s it unmissable? Many of the dishes are made in partnership with local food vendors.

Everything you need to know: Tender Greens

Poké Junké

What is it? A new poké restaurant open in Midtown.

Why’s it unmissable? Make-your-own poké bowls and 90s inspired neon décor.

Everything you need to know: Poké Junké

Simon & The Whale

What is it? A new restaurant in Manhattan’s Freehand Hotel

Why’s it unmissable? They’re serving American food with global influences, including smoked gouda and bacon-stuffed zeppole.

Everything you need to know: Simon & The Whale

General Deb’s

What is it? A Sichuan noodle restaurant in Bushwick.

Why’s it unmissable? Chef Kevin Adey and beverage director Debbie Adey are the team behind the nearby Michelin-starred Faro.

Everything you need to know: General Deb’s


ICYMI… Grand Republic Cocktail Club

What is it? A naval-themed cocktail bar.

Why’s it unmissable? There’s a drink on the menu called Attack of the Kraken: a Kracken rum shot with a pineapple beer chaser.

Everything you need to know: Grand Republic Cocktail Club

Featured image: General Deb’s