To keep tabs on every New York restaurant and bar opening is folly. But to keep tabs on the most worthy? Yeoman’s
You’re dining on: Fresh, house-made sourdough, for starters, followed by a
510 West 42nd Street (map)
L'ATELIER de Joël Robuchon
You’re here because: Head Baker Tetsuya Yamaguchi and Chef Joël Robuchon have 31 Michelin stars worldwide between ‘em. Not too shabby.
You’re dining on: Two nine-course tasting menus: “Le Menu Decouverte de Saison” and “Le Menu Végétarien,” with signature dishes such as Le Burger with foie gras and sautéed bell peppers, and Le Caviar with king crab, shellfish
85 10th Avenue (map)
Rice & Gold
You’re here because: Chef Dale Talde is taking diners on a journey around the globe in the space
You’re dining on: It's not every day you can chase lobster and scallop dumplings with a whole jerk-roasted duck. Take advantage.
50 Bowery (map)
You’re here because: It's a simultaneously chic and down-to-earth Mediterranean joint with waterfront views.
1 John Street (map)
You’re here because: Chicago’s award-winning cocktail bar came to its senses and set up shop in NYC.
80 Columbus Circle (map)
You’re here because: Charles Seich (formerly of Major Food Group) and Chef Greg Proechel (Le Turtle and Eleven Madison Park) make a winning duo if we’ve ever heard one.
You’re dining on: “Snacks” like chips and dip with chicharrones and chicken liver mousse, along with divine mains like carrot agnolotti with lamb neck and lobster. And kick things off with a Gold & Delicious: apple brandy, Japanese whiskey, almond and Castilian bitters.
44 West 29th Street (map)
You’re here because: The husband-and-wife duo that brought us Quality Italian is back with a new picture-perfect hotspot. Also: carbs.
You’re dining on: Swooped-up classics like a lasagna shaped like a cinnamon bun and two-tone pasta molded into large candy shapes dressed in a brown butter sauce with persimmon, black
103 Greenwich Avenue (map)