Ampia Rooftop's colorful fish sliders are available now on its special spring menu.
Gotham Guide is a weekly list of new restaurants, special menus and pop-ups throughout New York City. Support local businesses and head out on a culinary adventure with our suggestions below.
The cherry blossoms have bloomed, the sun is out and people ages 16 and older can now get vaccinated in New York City – each day is starting to get brighter and brighter!
Dining in the tri-state area is so close to being fully open and becoming safer, just in time for the summer. Although we're not quite there, it’s important to continue supporting local restaurants in whichever way you feel safest.
This week's Gotham Guide makes that easy for you with inspiring menus and openings across the boroughs. From chicken tacos to seasonal sushi, tasty temaki, seafood sliders and more, these are the best new flavors you've got to try in NYC.
Fields Good Chicken is launching a series of zero-waste tacos. Made with leftovers from their signature OG Rad Bird chicken, the delightful bites come with housemade guacamole, cotija cheese, onions and cilantro on corn tortillas. The carbon-neutral tacos are now available on a limited basis at each location, depending on quantities.
After a year-long pause, Sushi Ginza Onodera has finally reopened with new Head Sushi Chef Takuya Kubo. The Manhattan favorite also added new menu items, including the best seasonal fish from Japan’s Toyosu Market. Come in this week for kegani hairy crab with caviar and tomato gelee; katsuo with garlic chips, sesame, ginger and shiso; tako octopus and more. Reservations can be made via OpenTable and by phone (212) 390-0925.
Nami Nori debuted its weekend brunch service this weekend. The full signture menu is joined by new starters, temaki and cocktails. Get your brunch on with house-made mochi madeleines or a brunch temaki set, which comes with avocado toast and smoked salmon plates, as well as cocktails like the mango mimosa. Reservations can be made online.
Ampia Rooftop just added a new dish to its summer menu: a trio of colorful seafood sliders. Indulge in a polipo panino on a beet roll with octopus, burrata and fried eggplant; a panino almone with spinach and goat cheese spread; and panino astice with lobster, avocado and tomato on a turmeric roll.
The Japanese restaurant in midtown added spring highlights to its menu. Don't miss out on Washington oysters and kale, asparagus and cherrystone clams with spring veal. The restaurant's omakase tasting includes eight courses and costs $120 with an option for a $40 upgrade. Reservations can be made online.