NYC - The Official Guide

Best New NYC Restaurants

Julie Besonen
Updated 05/14/2019
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May 2019

This month we’ve got news on where to find perhaps the best roast beef sandwich—plus excellent macaroni and cheese, Korean hot pot and Cuban meat pies—in NYC. And if you’re curious about the world of natural wines and a wide spectrum of rosés, your search is over; we’ve got news on that too. Read on for more.

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April 2019

Times Square is not traditionally synonymous with fine dining, but an enterprise between chef-restaurateur John Fraser and hotelier Ian Schrager has changed the game. Fraser is often ahead of the curve, his innovative takes on plant-based cuisine embraced by carnivores and vegetarians alike. This month we’ve also got news on a Chicago-based gem hidden in a Chinatown alleyway, where to get the best breakfast sandwich in Brooklyn and a Danish café near Union Square with amazing breads and desserts. Read on for more.

March 2019

Nolita’s slender streets are lined with independent retail shops, cozy cafés and bars, and now three exciting new restaurants. Read on for details about them as well as info on seven other outstanding arrivals across the City.

February 2019

A waterfront seafood restaurant on Staten Island and new-wave Korean food in Brooklyn are just two of the reasons to check out this month’s roundup of recently opened restaurants. We’ve also got details on novel pizza specialists, a stimulating Vietnamese barbecue spot in the East Village and where to find the best cocktails and high-caliber bar food near Brooklyn Academy of Music.

January 2019

This month’s roundup has details on Thai curries and Cantonese steamed rice rolls that are sure to thrill your palate. A corner deli in Brooklyn might be cooking up the best bagels and bialys in the City. And if you’re into ramen, read on; there’s a sensational new joint in the East Village you need to know about.

December 2018

The Upper West Side has seen an influx of exciting dining destinations. Head to the neighborhood for contemporary spicy Hunan dishes, luxurious Italian from a rising-star chef and modern, healthy Greek fare. Over at the Time Warner Center, David Chang has two new ventures. And those who love sandwiches—especially of the po’boy and banh mi varieties—have a new reason to make a beeline for Brooklyn.

November 2018

This month we’re giving you the lowdown on exciting new Taiwanese, Indian, Korean, Italian and Greek restaurants. And even though it’s cold out, ice-cream impresario Nick Morgenstern is on fire with his second location. The larger Greenwich Village spot has 88 flavors to try, as well as sundaes and cakes. Read on for more, including places in Williamsburg, Cobble Hill and Jackson Heights that are breaking new ground.

October 2018

New Yorkers share a passion for pizza, willing to stand in line for the very best even with perfectly good slices on nearly every corner. In our latest roundup, get the details on a retro Brooklyn joint catching buzz, plus where to find the lustiest chicken sandwich and most exciting North African street food. There’s also good news about Missy Robbins’ follow-up to Lilia, the Williamsburg restaurant that won her Best Chef: NYC from the James Beard Foundation in 2018.

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September 2018

At a sleek spot in Brooklyn, chef Nasim Alikhani offers a fresh take on Persian cuisine. Elegantly prepared Hunan rice noodles are all the rage in the East Village. Meanwhile, in the Financial District, after-work crowds are whooshing up 60 stories to visit Danny Meyer’s latest tony establishment. See the details in our September roundup, which includes the City’s most exciting new cocktail bar and the long-awaited reopening of the Four Seasons.

August 2018

Jonathan Benno’s brilliant cooking has thrilled patrons at Lincoln Ristorante and Per Se for years, and now he’s landed at a modern new Italian restaurant in the Flatiron District. Our August roundup has the details, plus where to go for the most amazing couscous, grilled Japanese yakitori, wood-fired Mexican and modern Chinese in a stylish setting.


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