New York Restaurants - Restaurant News
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Momofuku Ssam Bar has just announced a meaty new menu item: a giant rib-eye for three to six people. The 28-day dry-aged cut comes with several sides and condiments and costs $225 (not inclusive of tax and tip) for the entire table. Momofuku Ssam Bar, 207 Second Ave., New York, NY 10003, 212-254-3500.
The James Beard Foundation has announced the semifinalists for this year's awards. The chosen include Betony, Carbone, The Elm, Estela and Uncle Boon's for Best New Restaurant; Hearth, Pearl Oyster Bar and wd-50 for Outstanding Restaurant; and, for Outstanding Chef, Michael Anthony, Andrew Carmellini and Gabrielle Hamilton. The finalists for each award category will be announced on March 19 and the actual awards ceremony will be May 5 at Lincoln Center.
Ma Peche, David Chang's Midtown pan-Asian eatery, has ended its short love affair with the counter kappo bar. But it has added an additional menu of dim sum-like delights. Black bass with foie gras and shrimp balls are a few of the new items on the menu. Ma Peche, Chambers, 15 W. 56th St. , New York, NY 10014, 212-757-5878.
Pok Pok NY, the ever-popular Thai spot in Red Hook/Columbia Waterfront, has begun opening for lunch on weekends. From 11 a.m. on and running continuously until the restaurant closes at 10:30 p.m., hungry lovers of good Thai food can eat their way through Andy Ricker's menu. Pok Pok NY, 117 Columbia St., Brooklyn, NY 11231, 718-923-9322.
Mission Cantina, Danny Bowien's hit Lower East Side Mexican eatery, is now delivering. You can get Mission's tasty burritos and other stylized Mexican fare delivered to anywhere below 60th Street in Manhattan. Mission Cantina, 172 Orchard St., New York, NY 10002, 212-254-2233.
Juni's prix-fixe lunch options for the month of February include quinoa salad with goat cheese and almond dust, Berkshire pork tenderloin with barley pearls, and variations of seasonal sorbets. Two courses cost $30 and three cost $35. Juni, Hotel Chandler, 12 E. 31st St., New York, NY 10016, 212-995-8599.
The River Cafe, located on the Brooklyn waterfront, was shut for over a year. Severe damage from Hurricane Sandy forced the restaurant to close. But the restaurant finally reopened February 1, 2014. The River Cafe, 1 Water St., Brooklyn, NY 11201, 718-522-5200.
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