Shake Shack and TD Bank are among the tenants leasing space within blocks of Barclays Center this year.
The 600-seat food court will be home to 14 fast-casual restaurants.
A French rotisserie chicken spot, a Nutella bar and a vegan soul food restaurant opened recently.
Mundo will open in a new space at The Paper Factory Hotel, two years after closing its Astoria location.
A gluten-free bakery and pop-up cafe with cats are now open.
The as-yet-unnamed restaurant will serve an expanded tacos menu and other Mexico City-style eats.
Cheese plates and pizza are also headed to the cafe, as a chain prepares to open next door.
DNAinfo reporters have the inside scoop on the newly opened restaurants and bars in Manhattan.
A bar, restaurant and outdoor area are planned for the former parking garage on Dean Street.
Faye Hess and Jonathan Stirling opened 51st Bakery and Cafe, serving baked goods and sandwiches.
Katie Rosenhouse, who's worked at restaurants including Le Cirque, will open Buttermilk Bakeshop.
The top picks include dry-aged squab, aka pigeon, and chicken roasted over pine needles.
Butcher Bar owner Matthew Katakis and Central owner Nick Neocleous will open Marketa at 37-17 30th Ave.
The new eatery at 43-15 Crescent St. is by the same owners of the popular M. Wells Dinette at MoMA PS1.
Owner Dominic Stiller said he wants to provide a family-friendly meeting place for Long Island City.
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