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Fast 10: Ten New Restaurants to Try in NYC Right Now
March 17, 2023, 7:44.03 pm ET



Zillions Pizza located on 42nd Street in Hell’s Kitchen is serving up 8 different pies which have a light and airy crust, including the Zillionaire with pepperoni, Italian sausage, black olives and fresh garlic. 340 West 42nd St, NYC

Another pie shop called Stretch Pizza, from the folks at Breads Bakery and Chef Wylie Dufresne, is now open in Flatiron Mon-Sat 5:30pm-11pm for reservations and some walk-ins. 331 Park Avenue South, NYC

Astoria is home to a new Greek restaurant called Nisi Estiatorio offering everything from deconstructed Moussaka to Lobster Pasta, Lamb Chops, Grilled Tiger Prawns and more. 32-07 30th Ave, Queens

The Moxy Williamsburg Hotel is now home to Mesiba led by Chef Eli Buli. The food is inspired by the restaurants of Tel Aviv and festive “breaking bread” culture of the Levant region. 353 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

The Press Club Grill at the Martinique New York is offering classic dishes like Beef Wellington, Beef Wellington and Chicken Kyiv along with prime cuts of beef and Crab ‘Rice-A-Roni.’ 1262 Broadway, NYC

Lula Mae, a Cambodian restaurant in Brooklyn’s Clinton Hill neighborhood is serving up dishes like Duck Breast with crying tiger sauce and 50-50 Fried Chicken with tamarind and lime pepper dressing. 472 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn

Raf’s, a new Italian and French spot, has opened in Little Italy. The restaurant from Michelin-starred The Musket Room is offering Sicilian-style pizzas called sfincione, as well as outstanding pastries. 290 Elizabeth St, NYC

Uni lovers rejoice. A new sushi spot, called Verge, is now open in Greenpoint, Brooklyn specializing in everything uni, including uni sushi rolls and “delicious dishes you won’t find anywhere else.” 159 Franklin St, Brooklyn

Red Pavilion is a Chinese tea house by day and sultry Asian nightclub after dark with cocktails like The Red Dragon and Falling Flowers. There’s also a Dim Sum Sunday Brunch being offered. 1241 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn.

The Blue Ribbon team has opened Ueki, an intimate 12-seat Omakase in tribute to master sushi chef and founder Toshi Ueki, who started Blue Ribbon as a “tiny little hole in the wall joint” which spread to major cities across the country. 34 Downing Street, NYC