Pho Bar - lobster soup

New York’s Latest Restaurant Openings (Feb 1)

This is where we round up New York’s best new restaurants and bars. Consider it our mission to handpick the best food and drink that the city has to offer, then tell you lot about it – we’ll keep you in the loop.

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Dell'anima Gotham West market - food spread

What is it? An Italian wine and dine destination inside Gotham West Market

Why’s it unmissable? dell’anima has been a West Village favorite for years

Everything you need to know: dell’anima 

Upside Pizza

Upside Pizza - pepperoni pizza

What is it? A 90’s-inspired pizza joint in the Garment District

Why’s it unmissable? Upside Pizza takes a new approach to the pizza-making process with a Montague Hearth Bake brick oven

Everything you need to know: Upside Pizza

Empellón Al Pastor

Empellon Al Pastor - tacos

What is it? A second location for the Mexican restaurant and bar at the POD 39 hotel in Midtown

Why’s it unmissable? This location offers more than just tacos, including broiled oysters with bacon, brunch and rooftop views

Everything you need to know: Empellón Al Pastor 

Pho Bar

Pho Bar - food spread

What is it? A second location for the Vietnamese noodle bar

Why’s it unmissable? Pho Bar now serves a “crazy rich broth” for extra comfort

Everything you need to know: Pho Bar

Big Mozz Chelsea Market

Big Mozz - Mozzarella

What is it? A permanent location for Brooklyn’s mozzarella stick vendor

Why’s it unmissable? Fried mozzarella sticks + fried cookie dough = happiness level 100

Everything you need to know: Big Mozz Chelsea Market


Violet - Stuffies

What is it? A grilled pizza and seafood restaurant in Alphabet City

Why’s it unmissable? It’s from the chef behind Pizza Loves Emily

Everything you need to know: Violet

Philippe Chow Downtown

Philippe Chow Downtown - dining room

What is it? A Chinese restaurant in Meatpacking’s Dream Hotel

Why’s it unmissable? If it’s good enough for Jay-Z and Justin Bieber, it’s good enough for you…

Everything you need to know: Philippe Chow Downtown

Gitano Jungle Room NYC

Gitano Jungle Room NYC - food spread

What is it? A Tulum-inspired restaurant and bar in The James Hotel, SoHo

Why’s it unmissable? Gitano serves CBD-infused cocktails and shareable Mexican dishes – ideal for a night out with friends

Everything you need to know: Gitano Jungle Room NYC

Featured image: Pho Bar