New York’s 5 Top Openings This Week
It feels there’s something different in the air this week. Perhaps it’s the changing of the seasons as we slowly crawl into the fall. Or perhaps it’s the excitement over the fact that you have got an awesome weekend lined up with these new openings. Yep, definitely the latter…
What is it? A new and completely authentic Thai spot in Carroll Gardens.
Why’s it unmissable? The chef hails from the now shuttered Thai spot, Kao Soy, who Pete Wells awarded one star to. We’d say this spot is definitely worth a try.
Everything you need to know: Ugly Baby
Tokyo Record Bar
What is it? A new bar and restaurant from the team behind Air’s Champagne that focuses on the finest Japanese whisky and pairing that experience with vinyl records.
Why’s it unmissable? The whole idea of this spot is to focus on the pairing of music with whisky. There’s great whisky to discover and you can even choose your own songs to play on the speakers from a huge collection taken right from Sony’s special collections.
Everything you need to know: Tokyo Record Bar
What is it? A new Oaxacan-inspired farm-to-table Mexican restaurant in Brooklyn.
Why’s it unmissable? If you’re looking for authentic, truly Mexican food then look no further than Claro. There’s also an insane selection of mezcal on offer from the owner’s own mezcal brand.
Everything you need to know: Claro
What is it? An all-day café in Bed-Stuy.
Why’s it unmissable? If you’re one of those people that likes to go to places for the Instagrams you can get out of it, then head here for the roasted cauliflower – your Instagram will thank you.
Everything you need to know: Golda
What is it? Italian food inspired by Southern American cuisine in Brooklyn.
Why’s it unmissable? The handmade pasta. Just all of them.
Everything you need to know: Popina