Alums from Esca and wd~50 are behind this rustic East Williamsburg restaurant, which serves such dishes as cheese dumplings and walnut soup. Click here to see the menu.
This new bakery opened on the Upper West Side. The chain (with branches in Soho, Dumbo and on the Upper East Side) used to have the dubious name of The Best Chocolate Cake in the World.
Find house-made pasta and rustic Italian fare at this new Park Slope restaurant. Click here to see the menu.
Ballers: The Meatball guys set up a third Shop yesterday in the West Village. New at this location is a kids' menu and to-go family packs.
This home to borscht and potato pancakes has opened a location on the Bowery; thanks to a liquor license, it also offers vodka flights. Unlike the 24-hour Second Avenue original, it is open only until midnight for now.
A note from outgoing National editor Kaitlyn Goalen
Pork buns, meet your match: wang mandu are here
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