Tag Archives: Openings

Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup Has a New Home at Ho Foods

Source: Grub Street NY

It is peak soup season. The time of year for broccoli-cheddar, chicken-noodle, you name it. But then, there are also soups that you want to eat all year, hot weather be damned. One of these is Taiwanese beef noodle soup, among the island nation’s most famous and popular dishes. Until …

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Gabriel Stulman’s First Hotel Restaurant Opens Today — Here’s Why He Wants It to Feel Like a Sleepover

Source: Grub Street NY

New York restaurateur Gabriel Stulman has carved out a niche for himself in the West Village, the neighborhood that houses his collection of laid-back spots that also tend to be what you might call cozy: Joseph Leonard, his first restaurant, is a tight 620 square feet, and Bar …

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Yunnan’s Crossing-the-Bridge Noodles Land on Eighth Street in Greenwich Village

Source: Grub Street NY

When Side Geng opened Yun Nan Flavour Snack in Sunset Park in 2006 (he has since expanded to the larger Yun Nan Flavour Garden), the cooking of China’s southwesternmost province was a bit of a novelty. But with the advent of places like Little Tong and (the late) …

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There’s an Exciting New Korean Restaurant in Town

Source: Grub Street NY

Over the last three years, New York has seen the opening of several high-profile and well-liked contemporary Korean restaurants including Atoboy, Cote, Her Name Is Han, and Oiji. Cote, the most high-end of the four, made a splash last year by fusing the American steakhouse with …

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Washington’s vegan dining scene is about to get a boost

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

It’s been more than nine months since husband and wife team Richard Landau and Kate Jacoby of Philadelphia’s acclaimed vegan restaurant Vedge announced they would be coming to Washington. That means there’s been plenty of time to revise their plans: The couple had intended to replicate V Street, their vegan street food bar, in Washington, but decided the name […]

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West~bourne Is a New Soho Café That Serves Grain Bowls With a Cause

Source: Grub Street NY

Over the last few years, New York’s trendier precincts have been hit with a plant-based wave of fake-meat barbecuers, coconut-yogurt purveyors, and hippie-bowl cafés. Now, restaurateur Camilla Marcus wants to take that approach — call it “wellness” if you must — to another level: At her new restaurant,

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New York’s First Dog Café Is Set to Open This Month

Source: Grub Street NY

This summer, the residents of New York City learned that, at long last, the city would get its very own puppy café. In a world that looks more toxic and strange with each passing day, it was the rare bit of good news. Now, there is even …

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8 new restaurants to try around Washington

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

With so many restaurant options in the Washington area, it’s a good idea to gather some intel: Here are eight spots, recently vetted by Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema, that are worth a try. Primrose Ready your Instagram before stepping into this Brookland wine bar from restaurateur Sebastian Zutant and his wife, designer Lauren […]

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At Brooklyn’s New La Lonchería, Mexican Sandwiches Are King

Source: Grub Street NY

When Danny Mena and Oscar León Bernal opened Hecho en Dumbo in 2007, New York called it a “nightly transformation, via food, drink, and music, into a slice of Mexico City.” Now, it’s that city’s loncherías — casual, dinerlike spots for lunch — that have given the inspiration …

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Marie-Aude Rose, Wife of Le Coucou’s Daniel Rose, Brings Obscure French Cheesecake to New York

Source: Grub Street NY

It’s a rare thing to come across a new pastry, which is probably why the Cronut became such a sensation. But this week, New York will encounter, perhaps for the first time, the tourteau fromagé, an obscure cheesecake that originated in the Poitou-Charentes region of western France and hasn’t made …

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Here’s New York City’s New Hard-Cider Headquarters

Source: Grub Street NY

New York is a hard-cider capital, and as the beverage has regained popularity among more curious drinkers, the number of producers in this state has ballooned. (From 8 in 2014, the governor’s office says, to 24 in 2016.) One of these is Twin Star Orchards, a New Paltz apple …

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A food hall with 18 vendors, including Timber Pizza and Ice Cream Jubilee, is coming to Ballston

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Ballston Common Mall is planning a large-scale overhaul that will feature a 25,000-square-foot food hall with 18 vendors. With updated retail and residential units, the mixed-use Ballston Quarter project — led by Forest City Realty Trust and set to debut September 2018 — will include stalls from D.C. restaurants, farmers market stands and food trucks. The first wave of openings will […]

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The Line Hotel — with restaurants by chefs Spike Gjerde and Erik Bruner-Yang — is opening Jan. 1

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Since April 2016, D.C. food lovers have been eagerly awaiting the Line Hotel, which promises new restaurants from prominent chefs Erik Bruner-Yang and Spike Gjerde, and cocktails from mixologist Todd Thrasher. But the original “early 2017″ opening for the Adams Morgan hotel came and went, followed by projected dates of “summer,” “fall,” and finally “winter […]

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Why Everyone Is So Excited for DaDong’s New York Opening

Source: Grub Street NY

DaDong goes through a lot of ducks. Specifically: DaDong serves 1,387,000 Peking ducks per year at the restaurant chain’s ten locations in Beijing, four in Shanghai, and two in Chengdu, including the original location in Beijing, a restaurant that Dong Zhenxiang ran for ten years before buying it and reopening …

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The Brooklyn Heights Social Club Combines Cocktails With Stunning City Views

Source: Grub Street NY

Restaurateur Matt Abramcyk (Beatrice Inn, Tribeca’s Smith & Mills) was seeking to partner with a hotel when an opportunity presented itself: Food and beverage operations at the 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, which opened in February. His partnership with Eddie Bilowich (1 Oak) includes the stunning tenth-floor lounge and rooftop bar, …

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Danlu, a Taiwanese Street Food Gastropub, Is Now Open in University City

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

We’ve been waiting for Danlu, the new Asian gastropub opening at 3601 Market Street, for over two years now. Patrick Feury and his partners Michael Wei, […]

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Why It’s Harder Than Ever to Open a New York Restaurant

Source: Grub Street NY

For 25 years, Stephen Hanson was one of the biggest names in New York restaurants. Under the umbrella of his B.R. Guest restaurant group, he opened massive, and massively hyped, restaurants like Dos Caminos, Ruby Foo’s, Blue Water Grill, and Michael White’s Fiamma. By 2012, he …

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Fausto Opens in Old Franny’s Space This Week

Source: Grub Street NY

Restaurateur-sommelier Joe Campanale and chef Erin Shambura, both late of L’Artusi, had been searching earlier this year for the perfect Brooklyn location to open their own place. Then came the call from Francine Stephens, with the shocker that she and her husband, Andrew Feinberg, would be closing local landmark …

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Michael White Protégé Wants to Change the Way You Think About Shrimp Scampi

Source: Grub Street NY

For Italians, scampi refers to the little lobsters also known as langoustines or Dublin Bay prawns. For Italian-Americans, it’s the garlicky shrimp dish cooked in olive oil and white wine. For chef PJ Calapa, a veteran of Michael White’s haute-Italian empire, it’s the name of the now-closed southern-Texas restaurant where …

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Queens Kickshaw Morphs Into Ha’s Chinese Bar & Eatery Next Week

Source: Grub Street NY

Over in Astoria, it’s out with the fancy grilled cheese sandwiches, coffee-geek coffee, and craft beer, and in with the meatless mapo tofu, dan-dan crispy potatoes, and biodynamic wines. Those are a few of the things you’ll find on the menu at Ha’s, Ben Sandler and Jennifer Lim’s conversion …

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Get Ready For High-end Hot Pot with Dungeness Crab and Wagyu Beef

Source: Grub Street NY

In New York, hot-pot restaurants dot New York’s Chinatowns from Flushing to Sunset Park — but they tend to be all-you-can-eat or budget-minded. This is good for the wallet, but it can also mean underwhelming broths and less-than-ideal restaurant experiences. In China, on the other hand, hot pot is big …

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Marcus Samuelsson Is Opening a Neighborhood Hangout in Newark

Source: Grub Street NY

Las Vegas, San Francisco … Newark? The New Jersey city is not the first place you’d expect one of New York’s most recognized chefs to eye for expansion. But it’s exactly where chef and perpetual Harlem booster Marcus Samuelsson will open his next restaurant, Marcus B&P.

At his …

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America’s Most Revered Sushi Chef Opens a New Spot Dedicated to Cocktails and Robata Specialties

Source: Grub Street NY

In the United States, Masayoshi “Masa” Takayama is sushi — or at least really expensive sushi. Before Jiro Dreams of Sushi, it was Masa wants to charge you a fortunate for that exquisite tuna. Over his 37-year career in this country, first in Los Angeles and then in New York, …

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A New East Village Tea Bar Specializes in Rare Oolong, Savory Snacks, and Matcha-Infused Beer

Source: Grub Street NY

The slender glasses could be full of green juice, or something you might drink on St. Patrick’s Day. The beer, a rice-based lager from Japan’s Echigo Beer Company, is very green, but the color doesn’t come from food coloring. It’s matcha, first whisked with a bit of the beer in …

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The Lobster Club Unveils Midtown’s Swankiest New Surf and Turf

Source: Grub Street NY

The Lobster Club, the final restaurant in the Major Food Group’s three-headed revamp of the former Four Seasons space, opens tonight. The Japanese brasserie’s dining room is a colorful contrast to the Grill and the Pool, looking more like the set for a new Austin Powers movie. …

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