New York Restaurants - Restaurant News
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Dominique Ansel, baker extraordinaire at Dominique Ansel Bakery and creator of the cronut, has announced the cronut flavor for the month of January: peanut butter. Dominique Ansel Bakery, 189 Spring St., New York, NY 10012, 212-219-2773.
Chef Alex Stupak, who runs the kitchens at Empellon Cocina and Empellon Taqueria, has recently said he'd like to open a third restaurant. Rumors are swirling that the chef's next eatery will be at the now-vacant space on the corner of St. Marks Place and Avenue A. No definitive word yet on what type of restaurant it might be. Empellon Cocina, 105 First Ave., New York, NY 10003, 212-780-0999.
Word on the street is that Daniel Boulud is scouting locations way downtown --- as in the Financial District --- for an outpost of his popular Upper West Side shop/eatery Epicerie Boulud. The plan is for the epicerie to open sometime in 2015. Epicerie Boulud, 1900 Broadway, New York, NY 10023, 212-595-9606.
The River Cafe, located on the Brooklyn waterfront, has been shut for over a year. Severe damage from Hurricane Sandy forced the restaurant to close. But the restaurant is finally reopening February 1, 2014. The River Cafe, 1 Water St., Brooklyn, NY 11201, 718-522-5200.
The holiday collection is now available at Jacques Torres Chocolate, featuring chocolate snowmen, gingerbread men, Santas and more. Through January 5th, $5 from each special edition Jacques Torres malt ball box ($25/16oz) will be donated to the local non-profit ProjectArt. The holiday collection can be found at the Jacques Torres Chocolate stores (Hudson St, Rockefeller Center, Upper West Side and DUMBO) as well as a few holiday pop-up shops (1188 3rd Avenue, 110 East 57th Street, 41 West 40th Street). For more information, visit www.mrchocolate.com. Jacques Torres Chocolate, 66 Water St., Brooklyn, NY 11201, 718-875-9772.
Umami Burger, the Los Angeles-based burger chain that recently opened up its first outpost in New York City, has just unleashed the $65 hamburger. The M.N.O. Burger, an acronym for "Money's No Object," features Wagyu beef finished with shavings of white truffles. For $10 more, you can get a slab of foie gras on top. Umami Burger, 432 Sixth Ave., New York, NY 10011, 212-677-8626.
Aska, the acclaimed Scandinavian restaurant in Williamsburg, is now offering a three-course dinner at the bar. The meal costs $39 and can be paired with the new line-up of winter-inspired cocktails. Aska, Kinfolk Studios, 90 Wythe St., Brooklyn, NY 11249, 718-388-2969.
Sirio Ristorante, the restaurant inside The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York, is reinstituting Musical Mondays during the holidays. Every Monday evening, gentle live music will serenade diners. A $38 prix-fixe dinner is offered. Sirio Ristorante, The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York, 795 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10021, 212-940-8195.
The group behind Umami Burger has announced it’s bringing another LA-based restaurant to the Big Apple. Sometime in 2014, the pizzeria 800 Degrees will open, and shortly after that, duplicates will fire up their pizza ovens, including outside of Manhattan. The first location and flagship is rumored to be around Madison Square Park.
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