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Mulberry St & Grand St
Capri Ristorante is inspired by the Italian Isles of Capri - and with many decorative elements in the dining room that are direct imports from Italy: sculptures, tiles and other dinnerware. The menu is seasonal for the most part, and features daily seafood selections - there is a raw bar too! This Italian-owned and operated restaurant is nestled in perfectly into the heart of Little Italy.
Porter Ave & Grattan St
My Sweet is definitely delivering something sweet with a concept that is all-new to Brooklyn. The ladies that run this sweet shop are introducing Brooklyn to the Brigadeiro- condensed milk/cocoa butter balls covered in chocolate and topped with nuts and sprinkles creating a delicious blend of soft and crunchy. Made daily to order, these heavenly bites can easily become your sweet.
Flatbush Ave & Midwood St
Silver Rice has made quite a splash in Crown Heights - serving up quality, fresh sushi rolls & the inventive silver rice cups (think of a sushi snack on the go). They have expanded with a new location in Prospect Lefferts, just steps from Prospect Park, building on the neighborhood's ever-expanding palette of restaurant options for locals and visitors.
West 48th St & Ave of the Americas
This unique gastropub is located just outside the bustle of Rockefeller Center, offering patrons a tap list that exceeds 50 drafts! Additionally, the Irish theme is executed with a handful of bizarre furnishing details, including a chandelier made of Grey Goose bottles.
Myrtle Ave & Clinon Ave
Cardiff Giant - named after the legendary NYC hoax about a petrified giant, is an all new craft beer and cider watering hole in Clinton Hill. Brought to you by the team behind The Own Farm, this new space is designed to be a safe haven for unwinding and a little clowning around. Stretch out with your brews in the backyard space, or compete against yourself at a game of pinball.
Wilson Ave & Melrose St
Burgers and milk shakes are on tap at Sincerely Burger - the latest venture from the team behind Dear Bushwick. This new spot is in the space once occupied by English Country Kitchen, however we have a feeling that with 'Sincerely's' arrival you are not going to miss it too much.
5th Ave & 2nd St
Brewshot has made the leap from Jersey City to land in Park Slope, giving the patron the same freedom of choice. That's right - you choose the beans & the brewing method, ensuring you order the ultimate cup of joe. Pair your lattes with one of the pastries - an assortment of croissants, muffins and empanadas are available daily.
Broadway & West 212th St
If you are in the Inwood neighborhood you've got a new sweet option packing enough punch to sate the sweetest of any sweet tooth. CHOCnyc is an all new neighborhood cafe developed by two neighborhood natives with a great deal of culinary excellence & backgrounds in hospitality. You can order an entire cake for your next event or induce your next sugar coma with the help of one many pastry options.
Spruce St & William St
Birch Coffee seeks to deliver a different coffee house experience to the financial district - that old school, nostalgic experience of sipping a coffee with your newspaper, not your laptop or smart phone. Enjoy your joe however you like, but be sure to give the award-winning cold brew a try this spring.
West 27th St & 11th Ave
The very first Between The Bread opened up in 1979, to provide the midtown labor force with sustainable, locally sourced wholesome lunch options. Having expanded since its inception, the new west Chelsea location provides the same sumptuous plates equal in both quality and presentation.
7th ave & West 14th St
Bobwhite Deli Counter is something of a comfort food classic in the East Village. The new West Village location is a literal expansion, serving the same menu as the original. The signature buffalo fried chicken sandwich makes the leap amidst a menu of other hearty sandwiches. All day Happy Hour is from Monday to Wednesday!
Wilson Ave & Melrose St
Goldsounds is an all new neighborhood bar with enough of that divey charm to remain a relic of local culture. Frequent live shows put it in league with the best of its competitors. What is particularly charming, is the idea that Goldsounds aims to fill the void in your day chanting the mantra: "because I'm empty and you're empty."
Amsterdam Ave & West 87th St
Founded in 2001, Olma Caviar has served New Yorkers at its primary location Midtown East. It is now providing the upper west side with its signature black & red caviars - options include all budgets and palettes. The environment is an extension of the original, blending simplicity with sophistication & class. The caviar, produced in Brooklyn, is complimented by a menu mostly comprised of seafoods.
West 27th St & Broadway
The Smith has come a long way from its original East Village opening in 2007. The lively, bistro-style restaurant has successfully conquered midtown, the west side and now is spreading the love to NoMad. With its familiar range of quick bites and hearty entrees, plus its simplistic decor with industrial accents, The Smith continues to be the perfect setting for every type of party - simple night out, happy hour cocktail, or birthday dinner.
Broadway & Crescent St
From the local team that brought you Vite Vinosteria comes Vite Bar - another neighborhood wine bar, this particular concept being more low-key and tapas focused. The decor is somewhat of a departure from the original, blaring urban street art and bolder colors, ridding the atmosphere of any assumed pretension.
Amsterdam Ave & West 87th St
All-new Japanese destination in the upper west side. A neighborhood spot though and through given its no frills decor and casual nature. With a variety of sushi rolls & sakes on deck, it should be noted that all products are dairy free & free of artificial preservatives as well.
East 78th St & 1st ave
Ola' vivabar is no stranger to the neighborhood. It was developed by the team behind the nearby favorite, Salvo's Pizzabar. When additional space became available, the team decided to open a new spot with a focus on health conscious Latin American cuisine. Recommended drink pairings & inspired decor enhance the dining experience.
Clinton St & Rivington St
Speedy Romeo has made the leap from Brooklyn to Manhattan, landing in the LES - serving up a diverse menu of pizza pies and drinks aplenty. A unique, casual dining experience is what you are in for here, although there are some sleeker touches, exposed brick walls and a sweet granite bar - like the original, pizzas are made in a wood fired grill.
Broadway & 102nd St
From its humble beginnings serving Chinese plates from a restaurant opposite Columbia University, Ollie's has now taken the city by storm by openings its fifth location. Over 100 items are on the menu, spanning seafood, noodles, dumplings & beyond. The new shop is in the same neighborhood as the original, this time with more space for people to dine in and a menu that has grown with the restaurant's popularity.
Grand St & Driggs Ave
The Chinese Club is brought to you by a husband and wife team, who bring their unique backgrounds to the space and the menu. Inspired by the days of Raj, and influences from the southern coast of China as well as India, the place is a modern take on The Chinese Club, or "refuge for Chinese expats," in India. Within, the restaurant is as colorful as it is diverse, with imagery and art that evokes the idea of gambling in China.
Wythe Ave & North 6th St
Rider, a suitable name for a restaurant; derived from the list of hospitality items an artist or performer requires in their venue contracts - essentially, this bistro is everything you need. Developed by award-winning chef James Connolly, Rider is an American bistro with a menu that draws on all of James's greatest influences. It shares a space with National Dust, a non-profit performing arts center, so don't be surprised if a collaboration should arise in the future.