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NEW RESTAURANTS IN NEW YORK

Bouley at Home, David Bouley's new Flatiron restaurant, offers a "multi-sensory Nine Course Tasting Menu" for $225. Diners can purchase tickets online. There's also a food lab, cooking school and bakery in a space designed by German kitchen design company Bulthaup. Dinner Tues.-Sat. Bouley at Home, 31 W. 21st St., New York, NY 10010, 917-237-3205.
 
Aurora Restaurant Group, the team behind Emporio, Aurora SoHo and Aurora Brooklyn, has a new, modern trattoria called Evelina in Brooklyn's Fort Greene neighborhood. The menu includes dishes like ricotta gnudi with heritage pork sauce, and wood-fired bavette steak. Dinner nightly. Evelina, 211 DeKalb Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11205, 929-298-0209.
 
Chef Tasuku Murakami (Sushi Azabu) helms The Lobster Club, the Japanese-inspired restaurant from Major Food Group, its third in The Seagram Building after The Grill and The Pool. Designer Peter Marino has created a lounge vibe with vibrant colors and a Jackson Pollock-esque splattered tile floor. Lobster will be featured in many dishes, and the menu will also include sashimi, sushi and creative cocktails. The Lobster Club, The Seagram Building, 98 E. 53rd St., New York, NY 10022, 212-375-9001.
 
Chef-restaurateur Danny Brown has transformed his cozy Upper East Side X Bar Bistro into Charc, a wine bar. The new spot serves charcuterie, cheeses and sandwiches, along with wines and cocktails. Charc, 316 E. 84th St., New York, NY 10028, 646-719-1398.
 
Harold Moore (Harold’s Meat + Three) has a new 80-seat restaurant in the West Village called Greenwich Grille, decorated with American flags and other patriotic décor. Expect dishes like chicken potpie and beef stroganoff, plus breakfast burritos and french toast casserole for brunch. Dinner Tues.-Sat., Brunch Sat.-Sun.. Greenwich Grille, 33 Greenwich Ave., New York, NY 10014, 646-609-3615.
 
L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon has opened in NYC After five years away from New York City, chef Joël Robuchon has opened tasting restaurant L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon, which has an open kitchen and a focus on small plates. Le Bar de Joël Robuchon with its own menu shares the former Colicchio & Sons space in the Meatpacking District. Dinner nightly. L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon, 85 10th Ave., New York, NY 10011, 212-488-8885.
 
The Osprey is located on the main floor of 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge and boasts striking Manhattan views. The executive chef is Michael Oliver and the chef de cuisine is Michael Poiarkoff. In addition to craft cocktails, the restaurant serves dishes cooked in a Rotisol rotisserie, like branzino with new potatoes, olive tapenade and artichokes, and roast chicken with savoy cabbage and parsnips. Dinner nightly. The Osprey, 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, 60 Furman St., Brooklyn, NY 11201, 347-696-2505.
 
Right on the Brooklyn waterfront’s ferry dock, Grand Republic Cocktail Club mixes up creative drinks like a Chicken & Waffle Sazerac and the Smoke Over Brooklyn, a concoction of mezcal and Mast Brothers smoked chocolate. Open nightly. Grand Republic Cocktail Club, 19 Greenpoint Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11222, 347-689-3860.
 
Wokuni from Tokyo Ichiban Foods, a Japanese restaurant group, features izakaya fare like baby sardines with grated daikon and miso-glazed eggplant with seafood, plus sushi, sashimi and cocktails. Look for a small retail shop up front. Dinner nightly. Wokuni, 325 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10016, 212-447-1212.
 
P.S. Kitchen is a plant-based restaurant that has a charitable mission, donating all profits to local and international charities. Chef Gary Barawidan serves dishes like crispy artichokes, Southern grits and orzo Alfredo. Lunch & Dinner daily. P.S. Kitchen, 246 W. 48th St., New York, NY 10036, 212-651-7247.
 
Imli is an Indian restaurant featuring shareable small plates inspired by the cafés of Mumbai. Executive chef Manuel Butler cooks Argentinean shrimp with turmeric, curry leaves and green apple, and achari mushrooms with garam masala. Look for creative cocktails as well. Brunch is available on Saturday and Sunday. Lunch & Dinner daily. Imli, 1136 1st Ave., New York, NY 10065, 212-256-0073.
 
Celestine, a Mediterranean restaurant in Dumbo, boasts striking views of the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges and the Manhattan skyline. Executive chef Garett McMahan (formerly of Perilla, The Harrison and Bouley) serves dishes including handmade Turkish dumplings filled with braised short rib flavored with fenugreek and pomegranate molasses, and lamb saddle and kibbeh with bulgar, Swiss chard, mint and labneh. Dinner nightly. Celestine, 1 John St., Brooklyn, NY 11201, 718-522-5356.
 
An outpost of Miami-based small-plates restaurant Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill is now open in a 150-year-old Empire Stores landmark building in Dumbo. Chef-partner Timon Balloo's menu features dishes like Korean-style grilled beef short ribs and roasted chicken with truffled fingerling potatoes. Look for a selection of sushi rolls, too. Lunch & Dinner daily. Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill, 55 Water St., Brooklyn, NY 11201, 718-473-9555.
 
Alinea Group has opened The Aviary NYC Chicago's Alinea Group, headed by chef Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas, has opened The Aviary NYC. Sister spot The Office NYC opened earlier in the summer. The Office NYC, Time Warner Center, 80 Columbus Cir., New York, NY 10023, 212-805-8800.
 
Brooklyn bakery Bien Cuit has opened a Manhattan outpost in Grand Central Market. Zachary Golper and his wife, Kate Wheatcroft, sell their crusty French breads alongside curried choux puffs and croissant bread pudding. Bien Cuit, Grand Central Market, 89 E. 42nd St., New York, NY 10017, 718-697-0526.
 

Find more recent openings with our list of the Top 10 New & Notable NY Restaurants and round-up of all the NEW Restaurants in New York

NOTEWORTHY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Winter Restaurant Week Announces Dates
New York City's Winter Restaurant Week returns January 22-February 9, 2018. Participating restaurants will offer a three-course lunch for $29 and dinner for $42. To find out more, visit the official website.
 

UPDATES ON NEW YORK CHEFS

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NEW YORK RESTAURANT CLOSINGS

The Maccioni family has closed Circo after more than 20 years. They are looking for nearby locations to potentially open a new incarnation of the restaurant. Circo, 120 W. 55th St., New York, NY 10019, 212-265-3636.
 
Momofuku Nishi is temporarily closed. Momofuku Nishi, 232 Eighth Ave., New York, NY 10011, 646-518-1919.
 
Brooklyn pizzeria Franny's shuttered after August 20, 2017. Franny's, 348 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11238, no phone.
 
Lower East Side Chinese restaurant Fung Tu shuttered at the end of August 2017. Fung Tu, 22 Orchard St., New York, NY 10002, no phone.
 

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