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Wylie Dufresne's popular new East Village eatery Alder had a no-reservations policy. But that’s no longer the case. The restaurant now sets aside a few tables per night for diners with reservations. Which should make it slightly --- though not much --- easier to get a table there. Alder, 157 Second Ave., New York, NY 10003, 212-539-1900.
It's just been announced that chef Michael White is following in the footsteps of many of his Big Apple peers by opening a restaurant in London. Keith McNally and Daniel Boulud have done the same.
A few alumni from db bistro moderne have announced they'll be opening a restaurant in the space that formerly housed Governor (15 Main St.), which was taken out and shut down permanently by Hurricane Sandy. The Dumbo, Brooklyn, restaurant will be open this summer.
Mira Sushi & Izakaya in Chelsea/Flatiron is now serving brunch on Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m. Look for Japanese and Korean inspired brunch-time dishes. Mira Sushi & Izakaya, 46 W. 22nd St., New York, NY 10010, 212-989-7889.
The New York City Wine & Food Festival won't happen until October, but festival organizers have already released the line-up. It includes dinner events by Daniel Humm, Ivan Orkin, David Bouley and Bill Telepan, among many others. There will also be appearances by a slew of Food Network talent. The festival will take place October 17-20. For more information visit www.nycwineandfoodfestival.com.
Executive chef Sylvain Harribey of Gaby Restaurant Francais at the Sofitel New York has launched a new "De-Light" menu featuring tasty low-calorie options. Start off with the citrus wild arugula salad ($11, 103 calories) or Atlantic smoked salmon "Two Ways" ($18, 174 calories). Main dishes include the Fisherman "Marmite" ($29, 298 calories) with monkfish, scallops and shrimp poached in a lobster bouillon with baby fennel and vegetables, and natural chicken breast roasted with Dijon mustard, apples, dried cranberries and honey roasted baby carrots ($26, 279 calories). Gaby Restaurant Francais, Sofitel New York, 44 W. 45th St., New York, NY 10036, 212-782-3040.
New York did well at this year's James Beard Foundation Awards, held Monday, May 6, at Lincoln Center. Among other Big Apple winners, Mission Chinese Food's Daniel Bowien took home Rising Star Chef of the Year; David Chang of NYC's Momofuku Ssam Bar and Paul Kahan of Chicago's Blackbird were both awarded Outstanding Chef; and Blue Hill won for Outstanding Restaurant.
Maialino has recently introduced a late-night menu. After 10:30 p.m., there's an off-menu Black Angus burger, plus $5 beers and $8 Negronis. Maialino, Gramercy Park Hotel, 2 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10010, 212-777-2410.
With the Netflix premiere of the new season of cult-ish "Arrested Development" on the horizon, a pop-up frozen banana stand that is often in scenes in the show is about to appear in New York City. And not just any banana stand. This is Bluth's Original Frozen Banana. A location hasn't been announced yet but the giant banana should be appearing in the Big Apple sometime in May.
Koi SoHo is movin' on up. Sort of. The restaurant, located on the ground floor of the Trump SoHo New York, is taking over the space occupied by Bar D'Eau on the seventh floor, which has fountains and an outdoor deck. Cocktails and some dishes from the main menu will be served. Koi SoHo, Trump SoHo New York, 246 Spring St., New York, NY 10013, 212-842-4550.
Heston Blumenthal has been dropping some hints that he'd like to open an outpost of his popular London restaurant, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, in New York. There's no word yet on how serious the chef is or where exactly he'd open in the Big Apple.
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