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Fast 10: Ten New Places to Try in NYC Right Now
February 13, 2024, 2:25.09 am ET

Photo: Bash Burger

Atelier Jolie

Atelier Jolie, by Angelina Jolie, has opened a design workshop where visitors are encouraged to create their own designs. As part of the venture, a café has also surfaced run by Eat Offbeat which specializes in home cooking from refugee chefs. Think samosas, momos, dumplings and more. 57 Great Jones Street, NYC

Bash Burger

A second location of restaurateur John McDonald’s Bash Burger can be found at Urbanspace West 52. The Bash Burger is based off of the award-winning burger sold at McDonald’s Lure Fishbar. The first Bash Burger opened at Urbanspace Vanderbilt last November. 52 West 52nd St, NYC


Coqodaq, from the team behind Cote in Flatiron, is a new spot specializing in golden fried chicken literally, where nuggets coated in 18 carat gold go for $16 a pop, and $28 per nugget wrapped in 24 carat gold with Golden Daurenki caviar. The signature “Bucket List” fried chicken feast sells for $38/pp. 12 East 22nd St, NYC


Demo from Chef Quang Nguyen has opened on Carmine Street in the Village. It is a café by day and restaurant by night offering natural wines and dishes like Crab Casino, Chopped Radicchio with za’atar crumble, and banana pudding with coconut for dessert. 34 Carmine St, NYC

Little Honey

Little Honey is a new bake shop in Park Slope, Brooklyn serving things like buttermilk biscuits filled with cheddar frittata and bacon, along with pizzas made with NYS farmer ground flour and toppings like mushroom & cream. 487 Seventh Avenue, Brooklyn

Raising Cane’s

Raising Cane’s is continuing its rapid New York City expansion. It now has a third location in Downtown Brooklyn serving its signature fried chicken fingers with crinkle-cut fries, Texas Toast and Cane’s sauce. 447 Fulton St, Brooklyn

Red Sorghum

Red Sorghum in Long Island City is celebrating the rich flavors of China with dishes like the Chairman’s braised pork and Grandma’s rice noodles. Guests will also find a stylish bar serving “diverse spirits” and captivating cocktails. 28-03 Jackson Avenue, LIC


Sappe, pronounced "Sep," is promising to whisk visitors back to 1950s-1960s Thailand. Visitors will find grilled and marinated skewers featuring seafood, meats and vegetables. Larger plates include pork jowl with spicy jaew sauce, marinated quail with sappe powder and grilled pork ribs. 240 West 14th St, NYC

Third Kingdom

Mushrooms galore await at Third Kingdom in the East Village. Chef Juan Pajarito is serving up everything from Yellow Enoki with couscous, almond and arugula to Black Pearl Oyster with mole, enchilada, epazote sour cream, and broccolini. 23 East 7th St, NYC


Wonder, which operates food counters across the city, has cropped up on the Upper East Side offering dishes from an assortment of restaurants and chefs, including Bobby Flay Steak, Di Fara Pizza, Mr. D’s Fried Chicken, Burger Baby, among others. 120 East 86th St, NYC