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Openings

Fava Bistro, a two-story Mediterranean restaurant, showcases the flavors of Greece. Its menu includes garlicky tzatziki, house-made merguez sausage, and branzino with lemon relish and crispy capers. Fava Bistro, 74 Seventh Avenue S., New York, NY 10011, 212-776-9965.
 
Jonathan Benno, who helmed the kitchens at Per Se and Lincoln Ristorante, now has his own restaurant: Benno in the restored The Evelyn hotel (located past his more laid back Leonelli Taberna). The restaurant celebrates the food of Liguria and Provence, with a dining room furnished in original walnut woodwork and mosaic floors. Benno, The Evelyn, 7 E. 27th St., New York, NY 10016, 212-451-9557.
 
Restaurateur Jimmy Rizvi and chef Gurpreet Singh are behind GupShup, the new Bombay-inspired restaurant and cocktail bar in Gramercy. Their signature dishes include pumpkin with roasted tellicherry peppers, and tomato rasam ramen with mushrooms. Dinner nightly. GupShup, 115 E. 18th St., New York, NY 10003, 212-518-7313.
 
Oath Pizza on the Upper West Side offers various pies that feature produce grown in its on-site hydroponic garden. The "Muffled Trushroom" is topped with house-made truffle sauce, roasted mushrooms and Grana Padano cheese. Classic pizzas like pepperoni and sausage are also available. Lunch & Dinner daily. Oath Pizza, 2169 Broadway, New York, NY 10024, 917-388-2829.
 
Upper East Side Thai restaurant Maison Bangkok has a bright, all-pink dining room, where dishes like avocado mango salad, noodles, curries, and quail eggs wrapped in wontons are served. Lunch & Dinner daily. Maison Bangkok, 355 E. 78 St., New York, NY 10075, 212-628-4442.
 
The latest addition to David Chang’s restaurant empire is Bang Bar, a takeout breakfast and lunch spot on the third floor of Time Warner Center. The place takes its name from ppang or bbang, which means bread in Korean. Featured are flatbread wraps stuffed with spit-roasted meat, like spicy gochujang-marinated pork shoulder. Bang Bar, Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Cir., New York, NY 10019, no phone.
 
Amy Scherber and her husband, Troy Rohne, have opened up their first Brooklyn outpost of Amy's Bread in Brooklyn Heights. The 24-seat café serves bread, pastries, sandwiches and coffee. There are also locations of the bakery in Hell's Kitchen and the Village. Breakfast & Lunch daily. Amy's Bread Brooklyn, 311 Henry St., Brooklyn, NY 11201, 929-276-3108.
 
Katie Rue's 26-seat Reception Bar on the Lower East Side features cocktails based on Korean spirits, especially soju. On offer is a drink called the Lotus Breeze, mixed with lotus-infused soju, sparkling chrysanthemum tea and green plum syrup. Reception Bar, 45 Orchard St., New York, NY 10002, 646-490-4053.
 
Leonti restaurant showcases elegant yet simple Italian dishes In the former Dovetail space on the Upper West Side, Adam Leonti's eponymous Leonti restaurant showcases elegant yet simple Italian dishes, like salt-encrusted branzino, veal tartare, and sage cannoli for dessert. The restaurant mills its own grains for its house-made breads and pastas. Dinner nightly. Leonti, 103 W. 77th St., New York, NY 10024, 212-362-3800.
 
Unagi, or freshwater eel, is the star of the show at Unagi-Ya Hachibei, a Japanese restaurant in an intimate townhouse dining room decorated with black walls and red curtains. The delicacy is served grilled and brushed with a sauce from Kyushu, an island in southwestern Japan. Lunch & Dinner daily. Unagi-Ya Hachibei, 238 E. 53rd St., 2nd Fl., New York, NY 10022, 212-888-8003.
 


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