Fast 10: Ten New Places to Eat and Drink in NYC Right Now

May 21, 2022, 9:52.48 am ET  

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L’Appartment 4F

This French bakery, which started in an apartment during the pandemic, now has a brick-and-mortar shop in Brooklyn Heights. It’s best known for its Petite Croissant Céréale.  115 Montague St, Brooklyn

Lil’ Frankies Grocery

This offshoot of Frank Prisinzano’s Lil’ Frankies is offering Italian specialty sandwiches, Including Brown Butter Steak with roasted onions, shaved parmigiana and arugula. Cash only.  21 First Avenue, NYC

Vinyl Steakhouse

Enjoy a Porterhouse for Two along with a glass of wine or cocktail at this Flatiron spot playing tunes from its stash of vinyl records.  35 West 19th Street, NYC

Pure Grit BBQ

You don’t have to be a meat lover to love barbecue.  Pure Grit is offering a vegan version of chicken and waffles along with “smoked impossible” and pulled jackfruit.  36 Lexington Ave, NYC


Inside Harry’s Table, a new food hall run by Cipriani family, is Bellini, “a sophisticated yet relaxed dining option” serving house-made pastas and signature Italian dishes.  235 Freedom Place South. NYC

Bella Dea

This new wine and raw bar is set up in a bright, welcoming West Village space. The restaurant is known for its sustainable crudos and local oysters. 27 Morton St, NYC


This LA based chain is selling scratch-made, wholesome meals available for grab-and-go, and priced according to the neighborhood being served. 229 Avenue B, NYC


This tiki bar by Sunday Hospitality popped up on Fulton Street in the Seaport serving up fruity cocktails with bar bites surrounded by lush tropical greenery. 19 Fulton Street, NYC

Gugu Room

Gugu Room is a Filipino-Japanese Izakaya inspired by a romance with a samurai’s daughter. Options include short rib udon, pig’s ears with banana ketchup, and rock shrimp tacos. 143 Orchard St, NYC

Holy Water

Holy Water, by the Grand Banks team, has opened in Tribeca serving up dishes influenced by New Orleans like gumbo and lobster frites along with festive cocktails. 112 Reade Street, NYC

Happy Eating & Drinking!


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