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Fast 10 – Ten New NYC Restaurants to Try Right Now
October 10, 2022, 7:18.09 pm ET


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Fatta Mano, by the Ayat, team has opened in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn serving up Halal Italian specialties, including assorted pizza, pastas, and mains like whole branzino with pomegranate and citrus dressing. 8501 3rd Ave, Bklyn

Kingfisher in Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn is neighborhood spot serving up dishes like chicken with kale, ragu and hay; razor clams with fennel and green apple; chickadee “tiger bread” with brown butter; among others. 505 Rogers Ave, Brooklyn

Yubu now has a second location in SoHo. The restaurant is known for its rice-filled tofu pockets with savory fillings such as beef bulgogi, Korean marinated pork, spicy chicken, fish roe mayo and more. 46 Grand St, NYC

Shaller & Weber has added an upscale cocktail bar adjacent to its Upper East Side location, called Jeremy’s with drinks like the Elaine Kaufman made with Dry Gin, Dry Vermouth, Absinthe and Maraschino, along with small plates. 1652 Second Ave, NYC

Oma Grassa is getting some buzz. The pizzeria in Greenpoint is known for its pies like Battuto made with tomato, mint, basil, parsley, garlic and chili. Other pies are topped with pepperoni, anchovy and summer onions, to name a few. 753 Fulton St, Brooklyn

Jungly, a play on the concrete jungle, is bringing flavors from around the world to Long Island City. Look for corn fritters, lobster lo mein, paella and assorted “pinsas” or hand-pressed pizzas as well as craft cocktails. 12-23 Jackson Ave, LIC

Filipino comfort foods are king at Kalye Bistro in Woodside, Queens. Look for things like deep fried porkbelly, tofu sisig, taro leaves with shrimp in coconut milk and sautéed egg noodles with pork & shrimp. 3906 64th St, Queens

Ixta is a new Mexican spot on the Bowery with an Aztec-inspired design, rattan chairs, straw lights and lush greenery. The menu also features bold Mexican flavors, including tacos served with house-made tortillas, and festive cocktails. 299 Bowery, NYC

Eisenberg’s is making a comeback as Sandwich Place aka S&P in Flatiron. The lunch counter from Court Street Grocers is serving classics like corned beef on rye, reuben sandwiches, egg salad, potato latkes and matzo ball soup. 174 Fifth Ave, NYC

Long Island-based Burger Village known for its organic burgers now has a location in TriBeCa. More than a dozen plant-based burgers are offered, along with exotic burgers made with bison, elk and boar. 120 Church St, NYC

Looking Ahead

Slutty Vegan barely opened its doors in Downtown Brooklyn as Pinky Cole announces a second NYC location in Harlem at 300 West 135th Street.

Stay tuned!


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