Once again, the crowded world of NYC dining is being shaken up by a bevy of new restaurants this spring. We're enlivened by this, however, as it is one of the strongest offerings to the culinary arts in the recent past.
American Restaurant in New York, NY, United States
Inexplicably, The Monarch Room partners Eric Marx and Lisle Richards weren't satisfied with one restaurant so they've also opened The Wayfarer in Midtown. After their recent opening party, the duo have proved to wield their same magic touch uptown.
Nods to the Navy such as walls lined with military canvas are present throughout the small, 40-seat space, but look more refined than rugged. Naturally, seafood is the focus here, but it will also be open for breakfast with a coffee station.
Mediterranean Restaurant in New York, NY, United States
Despite his fame as a television chef, Bobby Flay opened Gato as a proclamation that the elevated New York dining that brought him his success still burns bright within. It's his first new restaurant in NYC in 9 years, and it opened with a bang.