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The centerpiece of San Pedro Inn, a tavern in Red Hook, is the mahogany bar from a 200-year-old Bushwick home. Tostadas, tacos, a cheese quesadilla and tamales are on offer. San Pedro Inn, 320 Van Brunt St., Brooklyn, NY 11231, 718-576-3916.
 
Sam Yoo, who cooked at Momofuku Ko and Torrisi Italian Specialties, has opened Golden Diner, a diner where the Lower East Side meets Chinatown. The menu features both classics and remixes – think eggs any way, matzoh ball soup, plus a chicken-mozzarella tamale with smoked kimchee and a Xian-style gyro with lamb and pork. Golden Diner, 123 Madison St., New York, NY 10002, no phone.
 
Kittigron Lertpanaruk showcases the cuisine of southern Thailand at Nora Thai in Williamsburg Restaurateur Kittigron Lertpanaruk, also known as Khun Oh, showcases the cuisine of southern Thailand at Nora Thai in Williamsburg. Curries like gaeng som, with chili, turmeric, garlic and shrimp paste; and a coconut milk curry called khanom cheen nam ya gai shine. Lunch Fri.-Sun., Dinner nightly. Nora Thai, 176 N. 9th St., Brooklyn, NY 11211, 718-302-1499.
 
At teppan spot Pepper Lunch, guests cook their meats, like rib-eye or Angus, on personal-sized iron platters at their tables. The restaurant's signature veggie “pepper rice” comes with either beef, eel or salmon. Lunch & Dinner daily. Pepper Lunch, 243 W. 54th St., New York, NY 10019, 917-472-7158.
 
Israeli chef Eyal Shani is behind Miznon North, which serves a falafel burger, salmon schnitzel, and a rib-eye steak with tahini and salsa. There are two levels, and a terrace upstairs for outdoor dining when the weather permits. Lunch & Dinner daily. Miznon North, 161 W. 72nd St., New York, NY 10023, 929-336-7272.
 
The cuisine of the cities of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Hue is showcased at Van Da in the East Village. Dishes include eggplant with spicy lamb, turmeric branzino with bun noodles and dill, and shrimp and pork dumplings wrapped in banana leaves. Van Da, 234 E. 4th St., New York, NY 10009, 917-828-1543.
 
Upper East Side Jewish deli Pastrami Queen has a new location for the first time in six decades, near Times Square. Breakfast items like pastrami and eggs and Belgian waffles are available all day, as are deli staples like matzo ball soup, latkes, and corned beef and brisket sandwiches. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily. Pastrami Queen, 233 W. 49th St., New York, NY 10019, no phone.
 
701West restaurant is named for the address of Ian Schrager’s The Times Square EDITION hotel where it resides. Chef John Fraser oversees the menu, which features grilled tuna with ramps and citrus-thyme beef tallow, and Japanese Wagyu with black garlic jam. Dinner nightly. 701West, The Times Square EDITION, 701 7th Ave., New York, NY 10036, 212-261-5400.
 
Chef James Kent (formerly of Eleven Madison Park) and Jeff Katz (of Del Posto) have opened Crown Shy in a landmarked Art Deco tower in FiDi. The menu includes cavatelli with chicken liver ragù and horseradish, and citrus-marinated chicken with hot sauce. Dinner nightly. Crown Shy, 70 Pine St., New York, NY 10005, 212-517-1932.
 
Chef/restaurateur Thomas Keller has opened TAK Room TAK Room, from chef/restaurateur Thomas Keller (Per Se, The French Laundry), channels vintage glamour at Hudson Yards. Patrons can enjoy Continental cuisine and special touches such as tableside preparations, Champagne carts and live music. TAK Room, Hudson Yards, 20 Hudson Yards, Fifth Floor, New York, NY 10001, 929-450-4050.
 
Cocktail bar Paper Daisy has opened in the former Cafe Orlin space in the East Village, with drinks from Thomas Flynn, a Mother’s Ruin alum. The menu goes beyond bar snacks with a duck hot dog and cucumbers with yogurt and pita. Paper Daisy, 41 Saint Marks Pl., New York, NY 10003, 212-777-1447.
 
Home Base Bistro is a restaurant and sports bar that serves food like braised pork belly tacos, Rueben dumplings, and stir-fried rice noodles. Chef John Sierp oversees the kitchen (he’s a lieutenant at Ladder Company 8 in TriBeCa). Home Base Bistro, 416 Third Ave., New York, NY 10016, 212-481-1712.
 
Cornetto, a Roman-style pizza, homemade pasta, and swordfish with cherry tomatoes, eggplant and basil are on offer at Feroce in the Moxy Chelsea hotel. It’s Francesco Panella's restaurant, which he runs in partnership with the Tao Group. Dinner nightly. Feroce, Moxy Chelsea, 105 W. 28th St., New York, NY 10001, 212-888-1092.
 


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