Spring is just about to arrive, but New York City’s dining scene is already abuzz with a crop of newcomers that haven’t waited for warmer weather to open their doors. Recent months have seen the debut of a welcome range of airy, design-focused spaces; eateries tucked inside hotels; and small, charming neighborhood spots. The cuisines offered are similarly diverse, with new options for seafood and vegetable-focused menus to French-Mediterranean-inspired fare and farm-to-table spreads. Whether you live in New York or are planning your next visit, these are the city’s hottest new restaurants you should be making reservations at now.
By Kate Donnelly
Kate Donnelly is a freelance writer based in New York. She’s the founder of the creative collaborative, From Your Desks. She’s a Contributing Editor at Fathom and her work has appeared in Bon Appetit, Forbes, The Huffington Post and Refinery 29. She travels for the food. Follow Kate on Twitter @k8bdonnelly.