Fast 10: Ten New NYC Restaurants to Try Right Now

March 16, 2022, 6:57.53 pm ET  


Café Serafina

Café Serafina is an authentic Italian Café in the heart of Midtown where you can grab a glass of wine or coffee with pastries like bombolini, panini sandiwiches and assorted pizzas. 922 7th Av, NYC


This popular Vietnamese bistro now has a second location in Chelsea serving up dishes like shrimp summer rolls, caramelized beef bao buns, and pho noodle soups. 104 8th Ave, NYC


Chef Marcus Samuelsson’s fried chicken concept is flying into The Yankee Stadium. The stand located in Section 112 will be offering a hot & Spicy Fried Chicken sandwich among other items.  Bronx, NY  


Oti, a new American restaurant with Romanian roots, is now open on the Lower East Side offering house-made breads, smoked dishes and a chocolate dessert named after a Romanian Volcano.  15 Essex St, NYC

Peppercorn Station

Located a short distance from Bryant Park, Peppercorn Station is firing things up with Rattan Pepper Chicken, Peppercorn Beef Cube with green pepper, and Chili Fried Chicken. 66 W 39th St, NYC

Buena Onda

Buena Onda on the Upper East Side is serving up Mexican specialties like tacos made with barbacoa, carne asada and al pastor.  There’s also ceviche with shrimp, lime and roasted jalapenos. 1146 First Ave, NYC


Nudibranch, which began as a pop-up, now has a brick-and-mortar location serving a $75 prix fixe menu with dishes like frog leg with lemongrass, razor clams with red yuzu kosho, and pork jowl with aji panca and pineapple. 125 First Ave, NYC

Amy Fontaine’s

Amy Fontaine’s bills itself as a place for food and fun with approachable cocktails, late-night DJs and interesting dishes including a Ribeye French Dip, Prosciutto Mac & Cheese, and Sticky Firecracker Wings.  922 3rd Ave, NYC


Castamar is the West Village is offering up an eclectic menu ranging from borscht and goulash soup to pan-seared scallops with pickled strawberry, glazed pepper crusted wagyu beef, and brown butter poached seabass. 28 7th Ave South, NYC

Inga’s Bar

Located in Brooklyn Heights, Inga’s Bar has opened in the former Jack the Horse Tavern space. It’s run by husband and wife team Sean Rembold and Caron Callahan. 66 Hicks St, Brooklyn.

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