NYC’s Best New Restaurants: June 2015
Most importantly: David Chang’s spicy chicken sammies
Get excited, friends: It’s the end of the month. And you know what that means?
We’ve got a whole new crop of restaurant openings to add to your must-eat list. (Spoiler alert: Grilled Indian paneer, pasta-filled pastries and David Chang’s spicy chicken sandwiches are involved.)
Drooling may occur.
Introducing your new high-end sushi spot. The Manhattan outpost of an acclaimed Boston restaurant, this iteration offers only omakase tasting menus, starting at a cool $185 a person. (It’s excellent to have in your back pocket for entertaining.)
120 E. 28th St. (at Park Ave.); 212-204-0200 or o-ya.restaurant
Having served under biggies like Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Danny Meyer (and, NBD, earning a James Beard Award), Gabriel Kreuther has finally struck out on his own. His eponymous fine-dining establishment calls Midtown’s Grace Building its home and serves up Alsatian-inspired dishes like the fennel-cockle velouté you see here.
41 W. 42nd St. (at Sixth Ave.); 212-257-5826 or gknyc.com
Now to good, hearty Indian street food--that is decidedly not your run-of-the-mill buffet. This Alphabet City spot comes from a pair of beloved Indian-Australian restaurateurs, so get ready for unexpected dishes like grilled paneer (seen here), samosa burgers and aloo gobi salad.
175 Avenue B (at 11th St.); 212-951-1082 or babujinyc.com