Gluten-Free Heaven on the Upper East Side

Sea bream at Opus.

You don't need celiac disease to be psyched that Opus opens tomorrow night on the Upper East Side. Chef Giuseppe Lentini's gluten-free dishes, including pastas (spaghetti with sea urchin, saffron, and lemon; gnocchi with sweet sausage and porcini-tomato sauce), apps (mini calzones, shaved fennel salad), mains, and house-made gelato, are a relief to those with gluten allergies or irritable bowel syndrome. Sure, think "ew" now, but you'll be thanking Lentini when you need a late-night snack. His restaurant is open till 5 a.m. [Strong Buzz]