Manhattan magazine’s “Restaurant” issue is out this month, and newbie Recette is the surprise on its list of most exciting restaurants. Others include Marea, Aldea, Minetta Tavern, Corton, ABC Kitchen, La Grenouille, Locanda Verde, WD-50, and Momofuku Ssam Bar. The five best chefs: Daniel Humm, Michael White, Andrew Carmellini, and Gabrielle Hamilton. And the five best scenes: Monkey Bar, Kenmare, Pulino’s, La Esquina, and the Lion. The issue also includes glances at the gourmet-sandwich and hotel-nightlife trends.