NYC is in full swing, and restaurants are back and better than over. With several new eateries opened over the last few months, these are 5 brand new restaurants to check out in NYC:
Sip an aperitivo on the Parisian- inspired café terrace at a newly opened French restaurant, Maison Close, where guests can feast on Chef Geoffrey Lechantoux’s Croissant au Homard du Maine or Pain Perdu au Caramel Beurre Sale. The fabulous bar team are happy to pour you a glass of champagne, or make a bespoke cocktail for you. If you missed the party brunch days of Bagatelle, this is going to be your new spot!
From Restaurateur David Morton comes The Landing, the new 10,000 sq. ft. power lunch hotspot located on the second floor at PENN1. As his first restaurant in NYC, Morton made sure that the food, interiors, and service lived up to his name. With a private club vibe, the chic atmosphere is meant to encourage martini lunches over the seasonal menu by James Beard-nominated Chef Brian Huston.
On Wednesday, September 28th, Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten and The Howard Hughes Corporation held the official grand opening of the Tin Building by Jean-Georges at the Seaport, with 1200 invited guests, a parade of 50 chefs in chef’s whites carrying a giant fish and entertainment and performances throughout the 53,000 square-foot marketplaces. Guests strolled through the six full-service restaurant concepts and six fast-casual counters, sipping champagne and cocktails while sampling bites.
Located inside the iconic One Fifth Avenue building Marc Forgione has opened a classic Italian eatery with a focus on fresh ingredients procured from the nearby Union Square Greenmarket. Marc’s father, Larry Forgione (the Godfather of American cuisine), helped develop One Fifth’s pinsa (an oval-shaped Roman-style pizza) with Marc, and Beverage Director Scott Woltz (Babbo and Eleven Madison Park) took care of the wine, Jeff Bell (of Please Don’t Tell) curated the classic cocktails with an Italian twist.
The chic, sexy second outpost of Apotheke has opened a rooftop to go along with the some of the best cocktail creation in Manhattan. Book the cozy subterranean bar or the rooftop lounge, and indulge in a night of sophisticated cocktails at this chic speakeasy.
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