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Check out which of your favorite one-ingredient restaurants have opened a second location this week. There’s also a brand new reason to visit Coney Island and another poke spot to add to the growing NYC trend – it’s everything you need for a weekend of dining discovery… Be First. Just Opened. more

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Empire Diner, Chelsea, New York

The Empire Diner has been on a real rollercoaster ride since the 80’s, run by several different owners and shutting down months ago. But it’s safe to say the Empire Diner is back in the game, under its new owners Chef John Delucie and Cafeteria Group. Ambience 5/5: The iconic Empire Diner is still recognizable […] more

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Badshah, Hell's Kitchen, New York

Since the East Village hit, Babu Ji, shuttered a few months ago, lovers of Indian cuisine have been hankering for a replacement. Luckily a vet of the restaurant, Charles Mani, has landed a new gig at a Hell’s Kitchen spot, Badshah. The new restaurant comes from restaurateur, Abishek Sharma (of Surya and Swagat) and the […] more

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Welcome to the weekend. We’ve got meat candy, free coffee all summer and a new scene to hang out in on Bowery. It’s all here and they all opened this week. Be First. Just Opened.  more

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Baci e Vendetta, New York, review

Baci e Vendetta is a wine bar and trattoria that opened earlier this year in the East Village, serving Italian dishes, wines and brunch. Ambiance 5/5: The beautiful décor at Baci e Vendetta makes it stand out from other restaurants in the East Village. While there is a lot of a good food in this […] more

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21 Greenpoint

Greenpoint may not seem like one of the most obvious of choices to travel to for dining options – more

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A restaurant that uses open fire and everything that comes from it to make its dishes, the Blue Ribbon empire expands and a new brunch destination launches in Williamsburg. It’s all here. Be First. Just Opened.  more

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wooly food

From a private, members only club that’s just opened for dinner to the public to an art exhibition of Andy Warhol’s first and only self portraits. There’s some new stuff that opened in New York City this week and it’s all here. Be First. Just Opened. more

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Two Forks, NYC

There’s always been an abundance of awesome fast food available in this fast city but how much can we get through without compromising our health? Well, a new opening that launched just off Times Square a few weeks ago by the name of Two Forks, now offers New Yorkers fast food that’s been slow cooked. […] more

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Best Pizza Joints, NYC

“New York’s Best Pizza” is, apparently, on every block.  Each self-proclaimed establishment, with their blaring neon signs or Zagat-approved certificates, try to one up each other with $1 deals or wood-fired ovens that promise to deliver that best slice you’ve ever had. In Lower Manhattan, pizza is an obsession.  For Halloween, people actually dress up as the […] more

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Lamano

So, lunch time just got a little more exciting now that Chelsea Market favorite, Creamline has opened its first brick-and-mortar location and Union Square just got a new gourmet sandwich store. The Vietnamese scene is well and truly alive thanks to the opening of Hanoi House in the East Village and BBQ just got fancy […] more

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Emmy Squared, Williamsburg, New York

Whilst it’s impossible to take the vast and eclectic array of incredible dining options that New York has to offer and whittle it down to one list, we’ve taken a bold step and done just that. Here are our 11 best restaurant openings of 2016: Be First. Just Opened.   Sunday In Brooklyn Opened: October […] more

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Michael Chernow is the co-founder of New York City’s beloved Meatball Shop restaurant chain that has taken Manhattan by storm. Most recently, Chernow founded Seamore’s – a hugely popular seafood-focused restaurant in NoLita. Here, he tells us all about the key to success in an ever-changing market in New York City:   Tell us about […] more

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Massoni, NoMad, New York

April Bloomfield and Ken Friedman’s Salvation Burger reopens after months of closure due to a forced fire, a restaurant with a massive apple sitting atop its roof opens in Little Italy and Danny Meyer’s beloved Union Square Cafe opens. All this and more brand new openings in the city below… Be First. Just Opened. more

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Can you believe it? Thanksgiving is nearly here. If you’re not basting the turkey yourself this year or just want a break, we’ve kindly collated a list of some of the best spots in NYC offering a special thanksgiving menu. Here are 14 places where you’re guaranteed to be thankful:   BALTHAZAR This NYC institution […] more

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We’ve got presidential faces for dessert, a seventeen-year-old dude cooking up the best goddam sixteen course menu you’ve ever seen and a restaurant that wants you to eat alone. We love New York and we love these Top 5 Openings:   Mimi Cheng’s What is it? The second NYC outpost of the hit Taiwanese dumpling […] more

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Urban Vegan Kitchen, West Village, New York

Veganism is no longer a sport reserved for hippies and Gwyneth Paltrow, it’s become a real thing, a tasty thing – heck, it’s even become a dessert thing. New York is, of course, the best city for offering the best of the best of new cuisine and recently there have been some strong contenders opening […] more

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Pietro Nolita, New York

These days, you haven’t been to a hot spot unless you’ve snapped and grammed the evidence. Restaurants and bars throughout Manhattan have cottoned on to this trend and more and more are designing unique spaces, dishes or speciality drinks in a bid to encourage customers to get those snaps up and spread the word. We […] more

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OddFellows Passport Program gives us one more reason to love ice cream – and an excuse to eat a ton of it. While most average people are opting for a warming spiced pumpkin latte now that the fall weather has well and truly arrived, other big-name ice cream makers have had other ideas. Just last week […] more

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If you haven’t had the pleasure of eating a pastry from the newly opened Mah ze Dahr bakery store, we suggest you go – now. The bakery’s name comes from the word “magic” and, once you try anything that comes out of their ovens, whether it’s their tender brioche donuts, delicate raspberry rose tart or brown butter blondies, […] more

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