If you look to the Michelin guide to make your dinner lists, your reservation aspirations become much longer. Today, the Michelin guide added 21 new restaurants to its New York City recommendation sections. These newly opened venues were selected to encourage local diners to enjoy these local highlights. prior to the Michelin Guide announces its selections for Bib Gourmand and star winners this year. Hint: Reservations are about to get a lot harder at many of these wrecks.
“By revealing some of the new additions made by our inspectors throughout the year, we enhance our digital tools to further strengthen the ties that bind us food lovers,” said Gwendal Poullennec, International Director of the MICHELIN Guides, it’s a statement. “We hope that these regular reveals and selection updates throughout the year will provide opportunities to highlight the profession and invite everyone to discover and support the restaurants around them.”
Restaurants range from revamped Korean BBQ to newcomer celebrity chefs to a taco joint and more.
Here is the full list of additions with Michelin inspection notes for each restaurant.
With ties to Seoul’s traditional Samwon Garden, founded in 1976, this Midtown hangout now operates under a different name. However, it continues to provide a reliable list of barbecue hits.
Archie’s table and faucet
City Island is praised for its fresh seafood, upbeat style and classic New England vibe. In the middle of this scene, discover Archie’s, a small space simply decorated but ultra warm and welcoming.
High-quality steaks are expertly seasoned and cooked at restaurateur Andrew Carmellini’s Italian steakhouse, located on Pier 17 at South Street Seaport.
Large groups like to try the expensive paella, but we suggest building a meal around a wide variety of small plates, starting with any of the fantastic tuna preparations.
This delicious operation comes courtesy of Chef Jun Park. Asian cuisine with a Korean bent is what this team does best, like piping hot fried chicken.
A richly flavored menu from chef/co-owner Navjot Arora features local organic produce in dishes as complex and boldly spiced as bhindi masala.
If I love
Everything one expects—and enjoys—from restaurateur Danny Meyer; Chef Hillary Sterling’s food is equally enticing with richly rich pastas and abundant proteins designed for sharing.
the trading inn
The revered team of Rita Sodi and Jody Williams serve up old-fashioned American cuisine: imagine raw, fried, or pickled oysters; toasted cheese bread; and hearty soups.
The menu is a clear and nuanced expression of Middle Eastern flavors enhanced by well-dressed salads and freshly baked bread.
This lively Indian restaurant in Essex Market is refreshingly unapologetic with its complex spices, fierce heat levels, and inspired preparations.
The name indicates what they do very well, but the meatballs (even the really delicious ones) are only half the story. The menu also leans towards seafood and Chinese-style tapas.
Ambitious, classically inspired dishes are the order of the day from chef Eric Tran with winners like confit duck neck, rice paper rolls and homemade pork and lemongrass sausage.
The kitchen team offers a unique and concise tasting menu that is based on the season and therefore changes with remarkable frequency.
Chef Daniel Boulud’s kitchen team skillfully prepares a contemporary menu with global influences dominated by seafood and vegetables.
Chef Victoria Blamey, with the help of a small but talented team, impresses diners with a variety of unique cuisine that is brimming with character.
Mari, which means “roll” in Korean, is the latest Hell’s Kitchen destination for the talented Sungchul Shim.
This downtown sibling to the stunning original Upper East two-bedroom exhibits focus and clarity. Chef Junichi Matsuzaki is very skilled and talented.
Reserve of Love and Bitter
For a great drinking experience paired with food instead of the other way around, stop by this speakeasy, located inside Amor y Amargo.
Chef James Kent, along with his talented team, presents diners with compositions that span luxury, seasonality and urban inspiration, in a spectacular setting.
On the menu, homemade pastas are a focus. There are also natural wines to accompany the skillfully executed seasonal vegan dishes.
The menu is a true sensory thrill through combinations of ingredients that are seemingly familiar yet deliciously creative like raw tuna with avocado cream.