New York’s Top 5 Openings This Week

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.

Baby Brasa

What is it? A second location of the hit Peruvian chicken restaurant in the West Village.

Why’s it unmissable? This new spot has all the same favorites from the rotisserie but with the welcome addition of cocktails focused on the Peruvian Brandy, Pisco.

Everything you need to know: Baby Brasa

Oceana Poke

What is it? A new upscale Poke spot in Midtown.

Why’s it unmissable? The owners of this spot are known for their fish restaurants so, safe to say, quality is high, yet the prices are still affordable.

Everything you need to know: Oceana Poke

Kitchen 21

kitchen 21, coney island, new york

What is it? A new multi-concept restaurant in Coney Island.

Why’s it unmissable? Because now you have another option besides Nathan’s Hot Dogs when you go perusing and people watching along the Coney Island Boardwalk.

Everything you need to know: Kitchen 21


seamore's, chelsea, new york

What is it? A second location of the cult-fish restaurant Seamore’s.

Why’s it unmissable? For the new menu items not found at the original location like lobster rolls and a shrimp and short rib taco.

Everything you need to know: Seamore’s


Fornino, Williamsburg, New York

What is it? The beloved pizza spot has expanded in Williamsburg with a bigger location.

Why’s it unmissable? There’s the pizzas that they’re known for but there’s also some new, creative menu items that have been added like a black truffle crispy rice skewer and a saffron risotto with braised lamb shoulder. 

Everything you need to know: Fornino