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  1. the underground gourmet
    A New French Dish Arrives in NYCRavioles du Dauphiné are beloved in France, but rarely seen on this side of the Atlantic.
  2. restaurant review
    The Hotel Chelsea’s El Quijote Is Back and Better Than EverFew revivals have been more successful or unexpected than that of the 1930s-era Spanish restaurant.
  3. reopening
    How the Mermaid Inn Weathered the PandemicAt one point, it looked like COVID-19 might decimate the mom-and-pop restaurant group. Instead, incredibly, it’s in expansion mode.
  4. openings
    Don’t Call It Del PostoThe bold, big-money plan to transform New York’s most luxurious Italian restaurant.
  5. the dish
    Shukette’s Summer Cherries Are for Chile HeadsA fruit salad that should come with a Scoville rating.
  6. coronavirus
    The Union Square Trader Joe’s Has ReopenedStores in Chelsea, the Upper West Side, and Soho remain closed.
  7. openings
    The New Bar Jungle Bird Was Made for Summertime DrinkingThe eye-catching Chelsea spot from bartending vet Krissy Harris revolves around the flavors of Southeast Asia.
  8. underground gourmet quick bite
    Chelsea Market’s Buon’Italia Has a Secret Pasta KitchenThe gourmet grocer slings a mean paccheri puttanesca and more.
  9. closings
    Good-bye to the Red Cat, New York’s Effortlessly Uncool Living RoomIt’s the kind of personal, honest restaurant that is hard to define until you see it — and its closing feels like a major blow.
  10. closings
    The Red Cat, NYC’s Quintessential Neighborhood Bistro, Will Close in DecemberAfter 20 years, chef and owner Jimmy Bradley is ready for a break.
  11. re-openings
    Why David Chang Is Reopening Momofuku Nishi As a Full-Blown Italian RestaurantThe revamp raises a larger question: What does the name “Momofuku” now mean to diners?
  12. openings
    aRoqa Brings Creative Indian Fusion to ChelseaExpect kataifi-wrapped mushrooms with goat-cheese relish and pork dumplings with bacon crumble and vindaloo sauce at Gaurav Anand’s new restaurant.
  13. chelsea bombing
    Chelsea Restaurants Are Struggling in the Wake of Saturday’s ExplosionBy as much as 50 percent.
  14. the chain gang
    Chelsea First Responders Get Emotional When Starbucks Gives Them Free CoffeeAn employee brought over three bags of freebies on Sunday.
  15. Openings
    Hummus Sensation Dizengoff Will Open in New York Next WeekHere’s your first look inside the new spot inside Chelsea Market.
  16. The Chain Gang
    World’s Largest Starbucks Will Open in ManhattanThe company will open a Reserve Roastery in a brand-new, 20,000-square-foot space.
  17. Lawsuits
    Transgender Discrimination at Whole FoodsHe says he suffered daily discrimination while working at the grocer’s Chelsea location.
  18. Pop-ups
    A Noma Alum’s Globe-trotting Pop-up Lands in ManhattanFor six nights only, the chef and his crew are running a restaurant in a Chelsea Airbnb.
  19. Openings
    Freds at the Downtown Barneys Offers More Than Just Fancy SaladsThough there are plenty of those, too.
  20. Openings
    First Look at La Sirena, the Latest From Mario Batali and Joe BastianichThe Babbo boys open their first new New York restaurant in ten years (not counting Eataly).
  21. Openings
    This New Fast-Casual Spot Aims to Bring Hawaiian Poké to the MassesWisefish Poké opens in Chelsea today.
  22. What to Eat
    What to Eat at Momofuku Nishi, Dave Chang’s New ‘Noodle Joint’It’s Italian without being Italian, Noodle Bar without being Noodle Bar, and somehow familiar while still seeming new.
  23. Openings
    David Chang Opens His New Momofuku Tonight With Italian Food and No TippingMomofuku Nishi will be a Korean restaurant with global influences.
  24. Closings
    Gabriel Stulman’s Montmartre Will Say Au Revoir Early Next YearThe French restaurant is set to close in March.
  25. Closings
    Classic Latin Lunch Counter La Taza de Oro Has Closed for GoodThe restaurant had been open since 1947.
  26. The Dish
    How Mulino a Vino Puts an Avant-Garde Spin on Spaghettoni al PomodoroPasta + Pomodoro² is a pasta-stuffed tomato that comes on a crisp Grana Padano frico slicked with basil purée.
  27. Coming Soon
    David Chang Developing Mysterious New Momofuku Restaurant in ChelseaPork buns? Fried chicken? Burgers?
  28. Closings
    Barchetta Couldn’t Survive in Its Cursed LocationIt’s the latest restaurant to shutter at 461 West 23rd.
  29. Openings
    Alta Linea, at the High Line Hotel, Is Literally Built for Outdoor DiningThe seasonal restaurant specializes in rustic Italian food.
  30. Openings
    NYC’s All-Breakfast-Sandwich Emporium Opens“We’re not trying to compete with the corner bodega.”
  31. Stances
    The New York Times Just Threw Down the Gauntlet on Fancy BreakfastOne critic argues: Leave the BEC alone.
  32. Coffee Talk
    The Martha Stewart Café Is Now Open to Fulfill Your Pinterest DreamsPastries! “Martha’s Blend” coffee! Fancy teas!
  33. Openings
    Inside Danny Meyer’s PorchlightIt opens on Monday, March 2.
  34. Coming Soon
    Is New York Ready for an All-Breakfast-Sandwich Restaurant?Um, yeah, we are.
  35. Opening Soon
    Danny Meyer Will Open His First-Ever Stand-alone Bar This MonthIt’s called Porchlight.
  36. Trash Talk
    Umami Burger Employee Claims They Served Takeout in a Box Used for GarbageSo he scribbled “Trash like you” on the side.
  37. Foodievents
    Chelsea Art Gallery Exhibit Includes Bonus Tiki BarYou may even be able to be able to score a Zombie Punch or two.
  38. Openings
    What to Eat at Barchetta, Esca’s Dave Pasternack’s New ChelseaIt opens tonight.
  39. Openings
    What to Eat at Heartwood, A New Pizza-Centric Restaurant in ChelseaThe menu includes a pie called “When Peter Luger Goes Out for Pizza.”
  40. Coming Soon
    Think Coffee Opening in ChelseaWe can’t latte.
  41. Closings
    Sueños Is Closing at the End of March“This is a decision that we, ultimately, had to make for ourselves.”
  42. Expansions
    Sushi Seki’s Chelsea Outpost Opens TomorrowThe UES original is a favorite of chefs.
  43. News You Can Booze
    There’s a Secret Bar in the Back of ToroLindsay Lohan and “well-known food writers” drink at Backbar.
  44. Openings
    What to Eat at Empire Diner, Now Open and Serving Breakfast for DinnerLox and burrata, buffalo skate wings, and more.
  45. Openings
    Amanda Freitag’s Empire Diner Reboot Opens TonightWaiter, there’s some bone marrow in my matzo-ball soup.
  46. Closings
    Donatella Closes After Three Years in ChelseaThe restaurant boasted New York’s “most serious pizza oven.”
  47. Closings
    Alain Allegretti’s Bistro La Promenade Closes in Chelsea“It has been an amazing two years here,” the owners write.
  48. Openings
    Tao Downtown Opens Tomorrow; Here’s the Menu22,000 square feet!
  49. Openings
    What to Eat at Toro, Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette’s First New YorkIt opens in Chelsea on Monday.
  50. Closings
    Casa Havana Closes in ChelseaA rent hike may be the culprit.
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