With each new season comes a new batch of dining hot spots. From Le District, the new Eataly-esque French marketplace at Brookfield Place to Untitled at the new downtown Whitney Museum, click through for all the restaurants you need to keep on your radar this spring.
Untitled at the Whitney closed in October and will be moving to the new Meatpacking location of the museum this spring and reopening on May 1st with Michael Anthony of Gramercy Tavern as the executive chef and managing partner.
Where: 99 Gansevoort Street.
GABRIEL KREUTHER’S RESTAURANT IN THE GRACE BUILDING
Since Gabriel Kreuther’s departure from The Modern, he’s been working on opening a high-end French-American restaurant this spring in the Grace Building overlooking Bryant Park. The new restaurant is also rumored to have a retail component.
Where: 1114 Avenue of the Americas, Midtown
Michelin-starred Aldea chef, George Mendes, is opening his second restaurant which will be Portuguese with a rustic feel. Mendes’ new spot opening this spring offers promise of dishes prepared on a wood-fired oven and lots of seafood and beer.
Where: 835 6th Avenue
Barcelona born chef, Jordi Valles, will oversee the new restaurant Beaubourg which opened March 30th. This French restaurant will be located at the center of Le District, the Eataly-esque French marketplace at Brookfield Place in Battery Park City.
Where: 200 Vesey Street, Battery Park City
This new restaurant will replace Kittichai in the Sixty Soho Hotel. John McDonald (of Lure and Bowery Meat Company, among others) will add Sessanta to his impressive string of restaurants with promises of a coastal Italian menu.
Where: 60 Thompson Street, Soho
Celebrity chef and stylish New Yorker, Marcus Samuelsson, will open another restaurant this April. Similar to his hot spot restaurant, Red Rooster, Streetbird Rotisserie will be located in Harlem. Just by the name we have a good idea of what’s on the menu!
Where: 2149 Fredrick Douglass Boulevard, Harlem
The crew behind hit restaurants Carbone, Dirty French and Parm will open would could be described as an appetizing Jewish store. It will be a full-service restaurant serving Jewish NY Style fare at breakfast, lunch and dinner. This restaurant is rumored to occupy the old I Tre Merli space in Soho.
Where: 463 West Broadway, Soho
SOCIAL ON MADISON
Times Square’s Marriott Edition Hotel will welcome a new restaurant in May which will be that of British chef, Jason Atherton who has teamed up with well-known restaurateur Stephen Star for his New York (and American) spot. We’re expecting a contemporary menu and a must-eat place this spring with this savvy duo.
Where: 701 7th Avenue, Midtown
ABC HOME GROWN
Celebrity chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten will soon open up a vegan and vegetarian restaurant. This will be Vongerichten’s 12th in New York and his third collaborative venture with ABC Carpet and Home which has produced two wildly popular restaurants, ABC Kitchen and ABC Cocina. ABC Home Grown has promised a menu with a “global perspective.”
Where: 38 East 19th Street, Flatiron
GUENTER SEEGER’S MEATPACKING RESTAURANT
Chef Guenter Seeger’s new restaurant opening in the Meatpacking District this spring will not only be his first New York City restaurant but also his first restaurant since he closed his restaurant Seeger’s in Atlanta in 2007. This new spot promises a “tasting-style” menu in the 42 seat space and we’re expecting to be impressed by Guenter’s comeback.
Where: 641 Hudson Street, Meatpacking District
The partners of Bowery hot spot Pearl & Ash, Patrick Cappiello and Branden McRill, will open a wine-focused French restaurant. They’ve taken over the space right next door to Pearl & Ash which was formerly home to R Bar for this new venture and we’re expecting a killer wine list.
Where: 218 Bowery, Nolita
L’ATELIER DE JOEL ROBUCHON
Celebrated French chef Joël Robuchon is bringing L’Atelier back to New York. The restaurant will also be at downtown’s new Brookfield Place complex. This new spot will more than likely have a breathtaking view will also feature a casual bar and lounge area for pre-dinner cocktails along with outdoor seating.
Where: 250 Vesey St
Featured image via Le District