New York Restaurants - Restaurant News
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The opening of JetBlue's new terminal at JFK, complete with a wide assortment of culinary options, is being delayed until October 22nd. The reason? The restaurants need more time to get ready. JetBlue Terminal, JFK Airport, Queens, NY 11222, no phone.
Ammos Estiatorio is rolling out a hearty menu for the upcoming winter months. The Midtown Greek spot will have dishes like braised lamb shank with white beans and monkfish with potatoes and Manila clams. Ammos Estiatorio, 52 Vanderbilt Ave., New York, NY 10017, 212-922-9999.
Can't get into Michael White's Italian eatery, Convivio? Well, you'll get one more day of the week to shoot for beginning on October 5 when the restaurant starts dinner service on Sundays. Convivio, Tudor City, 45 Tudor City Pl., New York, NY 10017, 212-599-5045.
Peacock Alley, tucked away in the The Waldorf=Astoria, has a new pre-theater, prix-fixe dinner: For seatings between 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m., diners get a three-course tasting. Wine pairings are additional. The menu changes weekly because it's all based on seasonal, organic ingredients. Peacock Alley, The Waldorf=Astoria, 301 Park Ave., New York, NY 10022, 212-872-1275.
It's official: Gray Kunz has been pushed out of his Midtown eatery, Grayz, by the restaurant's other investors. German chef Martin Brock, who has been in the kitchen since January, is manning the stoves. Grayz, 13-15 W. 54th St., New York, NY 10019, 212-262-4600.
Grayz, Compass, Daniel, and Momofuku Ssam Bar have all finished their summer renovations. Look for a smattering of changes, from Paul Smith chairs at Compass to a new a la carte menu at Grayz.
Gordon Ramsay has just announced he's going to open a gastropub in New York. And given the popularity of The Spotted Pig, Big Apple foodies would more than welcome some competition. There's no word yet on a location or when it will open.
David Chang and Co. are just finishing up the "friends and family" try outs for lunch at Momofuku Ko. Early reports have indicated the there are 17 courses and the meal can last up to three hours. Momofuku Ko, 163 First Ave., New York, NY 10003, No phone.
Bad news for fans of speakeasies: Chumley’s owner reports that, at best the restaurant will return this winter, and in all likelihood it won’t be back until next spring. The culprit? The installation of a new roof and an additional supporting wall. Chumley's, 86 Bedford St., New York, NY 10014, no phone.
Andrew Carmellini is headed south. The chef, who until this summer was at the lauded A Voce, will open a restaurant on Elizabeth Street, in the location last occupied by the Tasting Room. No word on any specifics beyond that, though Carmellini did say he intended to work on a rustic Italian restaurant as his next project.
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