NEW YORK CITY — For those in search of something new, here are some of the city's latest restaurant and bar openings.
Willow's pickings including pork rillettes, chicken liver cannoli with compressed apples, a 45-day dry-aged strip loin and pork jowl. Appetizers are priced up to $12, while entrees start at $14.
This Mexican bar and restaurant serves up chorizo, carnitas, mole and shrimp tacos, as well as a selection of beers, $10 cocktails, $8 frozen margaritas, and a frozen rum punch with pineapple juice, sour orange juice and a brown sugar chipotle simple syrup.
Han Dynasty at 215 West 85th Street on the Upper West Side
The East Village location of this popular chain restaurant that specializes in authentic Sichuan dishes was named one of New York Magazine's 10 best new restaurants in New York in 2013.
Baba's offers traditional pierogies stuffed with potatoes but also cooks up dumplings with modern fillings such as macaroni and cheese and jalapeno, cheddar, potatoes, poblano peppers, and cream cheese, says co-owner Helena Fabiankovic.
Stonefruit serves up a variety of homemade, gluten-free and refined-sugar-free snacks along with organic tea, kombucha and espresso. The establishment has plans to host activities like hiking excursions, as well as cooking and baking classes for adults and children.
Opening this Friday, May 1st, The Hop Shop will have more than a dozen New York brews on tap and roughly 50 kinds of beer in bottles and cans, and is partnering with the Brooklyn Hot Dog Company for its food menu, which will be available in a few weeks.