New & Noteworthy

Kochi and Xu’s Public House are added to this week’s New & Noteworthy list and Hutong is coming off as it isn’t so new now. I have been bemused to see that the reviews coming in for Hutong, mainly because the kudos seem to be given begrudgingly from the New York Times, New York Magazine and Eater to the The New Yorker. Fanciness and super astronomical prices are okay at The Grill but somehow this luxe Chinese restaurant which is not far off prices you would find at Red Farm feels like it is getting judged with a grain of MSG. Anyhoo, I add Kochi, a Korean tasting menu from Chef Sungchul Shim, who previously worked at Neta and Per Se. I also add Xu Public House which has little news around it but Robert Sietsema enjoyed a few dishes there.

New & Noteworthy (week of Nov 11)

Būmu Opened early-October

Daymoves   Opened mid-September

Golden Diner  Dinner service early-September

Gotham    Reopened early-September

Il Fiorista  Opened mid-September

Jean-Georges   Revamped Tasting Menus early-September

The Jones Opened late-August

Kochi Opened early-November

Llama-San Opened early-September

Nami Nori Opened early-October 

Xu’s Public House Opened early-November

This weekly list is not comprehensive of every new place but a short alphabetized list of new places that I think are notable.  Restaurants that have been opened for more than three months will not be included.

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