The end of summer isn’t always a highlight, but in the food world, it signals an onslaught of new fall openings. Here’s a list of our most-anticipated fall openings.
By Michaela Rollings
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Jean George of the ABC kitchen empire will open up a vegetarian restaurant this fall. The entirely vegetarian menu will have raw and vegan options, and highlight cuisine from India, China and Japan.
16 year-old prodigy chef Flynn McGarry opens a three-days-a-week tasting menu this fall, a satellite of EUREKA in Studio City. Beginning on September 14, McGarry’s menu spans fourteen courses and goes for $160 a person.
A speakeasy-style bar is set to open under Chinatown’s Genuine Superette late this month—word on the street is that the customers will have the chance to design their own cocktails.
The creators of Madison Square Eats and Broadway Bites are opening up a permanent market near Grand Central this month. Vendors include Dough, Red Hook Lobster Pound, and a rumored Roberta’s outpost.
Opening sometime in September, this restaurant is the latest development from the team behind Tacombi at Fonda Nolita. The shop (located at the corner of Bleecker and Cornelia) will offer tons of tacos and plenty of booze.
The Chinatown mecca know for their healthy, California-tinged grub will open a take-out shop and produce market on 143 Division Street.
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A Portland import, Bunk Sandwiches will bring their eccentric sammies to Williamsburg later this fall. Some of their combos include a Salt Cod sandwich with chorizo, olives and parsley, and a Pork Belly Reuben topped with Russian dressing.
TORRISI SPECIALTIES UNNAMED REPLACEMENT
Earlier this year, Torrisi Italian specialties closed its doors. But this fall, the Major Food Group (Carbone, Sadelle, Parm and more) plans to open a 15 seat fine-dining restaurant in the space.
April Bloomfield, New York culinary icon and chef at Kanye-favorite the Spotted Pig, will open the consummate burger joint in her second collaboration with the Pod Hotel at East 51st street in October.
An addition to the Quality Italian and Quality Meats empire, Michael Stillman will open Quality Eats, a modern steakhouse, in Greenwich Village this November.