Donna Margherita Pizzeria and Wine Bar, 1304A Second Ave., Upper East Side
Open Since: April 2017
Type of Cuisine: Authentic Italian
This brand-new eatery, run by Italian chef Rosanna Di Michele, serves dishes like lasagne Della Nonna (a traditional meat lasagna), penne arrabbiata o al pomodoro (penne in a spicy tomato sauce) and melanzane alla parmigiana (eggplant parmigiana), as well as a plethora of pizzas baked in a brick oven inside a space decorated with touches from an Italian countryside.
Mother Earth Juice Bar and Health Foods, 116-03 Metropolitan Ave., Kew Gardens
Open Since: March 31, 2017
Type of Cuisine: Juice bar, Caribbean fusion
Boost your immune system with fresh vegetable and fruit juices and taste classic Caribbean dishes, like jerk chicken, callaloo soup, and pumpkin talkari. Most dishes cost between $6 and $12, while juices are $6-$7. The eatery also offers a variety of teas containing herbs known to fight various ailments.