New restaurants and bars seem to open every day in New York City. Here’s a look at some of the latest to debut.
Israeli-born pastry chef Adir Michaeli, the former executive pastry chef at Breads Bakery, brings Israeli-style pastries to the Lower East Side with his new bakery. Find challah, burekas (including a pizza take on the savory pastry); rugelach; babka with chocolate, poppy seed and hazelnut, or cinnamon; and ready-to-slice log cakes in flavors like coconut mango. Pair your treat with coffee from Irving Farm. Now open daily from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; 115A Division St., 646-360-2284, michaelibakery.com
Get a taste of Emilia-Romagna with this new Flatiron restaurant. Chef Stefano Secchi, an alum of Massimo Bottura’s Osteria Francescana in the Italian region, puts a focus on handmade pasta with dishes such as maccheroni al pettine with duck ragu and spaghetti with clams. The wine list skews toward Northern Italian vinos, and for dessert, there’s a variety of housemade gelato. Now open Sunday-Thursday from 5:30-11 p.m., Friday-Saturday from 5:30 p.m.-midnight; 27 E. 20th St., 646-692-9090, rezdora.nyc
The latest from vegan restaurateur Ravi Derossi (Amor y Amargo, Mother of Pearl) is this East Village bar, in his former rum bar Cienfuegos. The saloon-inspired bar will appeal to bourbon and rye aficionados, with upward of 70 American whiskeys on rotation. To eat, the menu is 100-percent vegan BBQ, from the brisket and chorizo to the hush puppies and condiments. Now open daily from 5 p.m.-2 a.m.; 95 Ave. A, second floor, honeybeesnyc.com
Popular Crown Heights Caribbean restaurant Glady’s has converted its second Prospect Lefferts Gardens location into a noodle joint. Find a variety of ramen, as well as ribs, pork buns, fried chicken, a veggie burger and more, alongside a cocktail menu. Now soft open Tuesday-Sunday from 5-10:30 p.m.; 453 Rogers Ave., Prospect Lefferts Gardens, mosoriginalnyc.com