Fast Ten: 10 New Places to Try in NYC Right Now

March 6, 2022, 10:39.35 am ET  

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Mighty Quinn’s

Mighty Quinn’s BBQ is extending its reach to Forest Hills. The barbecue joint is known for its spare ribs, brisket, pulled pork, and its over-sized brontosaurus beef ribs. 108-22 Queens Blvd, Queens, NY 

Nona Dora’s Pasta Bar

Addolorata Marzovilla, aka Nona Dora, has been making pasta for more than 70 years. Now the immigrant from Puglia has her own pasta bar in Midtown with more than a dozen handmade pastas and pasta tasting. 606 2nd Ave, New York, NY 

Silver Spoon Cafe

Silver Spoon Cafe in the West Village is offering a buffet and made-order dishes.  The menu includes things like house-made jalapeno muffins, pasta crab salad and bacon-mushroom-broccoli quiche. 204 W 14th St, New York, NY


Ensenada, led by Executive Chef Luis Herrera (previously Cosme, Blanca) is bringing Latin flavors to Williamsburg inspired by the fish taco carts of Baja Calilifornia alongside margaritas, micheladas and sangria shots. 168 Borinquen Pl, Brooklyn, NY

Menya & Izakaya

Menya & Izakaya in Park Slope offers 8 types of ramen, including Spicy Tonkotsu Volcano, along with customizing your own. Other offerings include pork & chicken buns, rice bowls, salads and more. 369 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Eavesdrop Cocktail Bar

You might want to listen in on this one, Eavesdrop in Greenpoint, Brooklyn is serving up craft cocktails, music and bites like nori popcorn, and chicken & chili meatballs. 674 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 

Ramen Misoya

This popular East Side ramen spot now has a location on the West Side with an array of miso-inspired soups with toppings ranging from miso pork cha-su to tempura fried shrimp and chicken katsu. 535 Hudson St, New York, NY  


Antidote in Williamsburg is offering Sichuan and Shanghai-style cuisine with chefs trained in Shanghai. Look for things like Sweet Sour Ribs, Tea Smoked Duck, Crab & Pork Soup Dumplings, Feihong Spicy Shrimp, among others.  66 S 2nd St, Brooklyn, NY


The Mexican spot on the Lower East Side is offering an assortment of vegan tacos, burritos, and salads. Taco options include Can’t Believe It’s Birria with slow-cooked jack fruit, and Baja made with panko breaded oyster mushrooms. 20 1st Ave., New York, NY


New Jersey-based Namkeen now has a location in Williamsburg offering the flavors of Pakistan with its flaming halal hot chicken. Offerings include the Clucking Waffle Sandwich, Nashville Sandwich and Chicken Tikka Mac & Cheese. 338 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY


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