This month, the dining scene welcomes one of one of the top U.S. chefs to NYC for the very first time; a restaurant ravaged by hurricane Sandy bounces back; and an Iron Chef makes over his TriBeCa concept.
Blink and you’ll miss a restaurant opening in New York City; eateries debut and shutter at a fast clip in the Big Apple. To keep yourself up-to-date on NYC’s hottest restaurant openings, check out our top 10 newbies for October 2013.
This South Street Seaport spot was Barbarini Alimentari for five years, until hurricane Sandy blew in and destroyed the space in 2012. Ever the survivors, owners Stefano Barbagallo and Adriana Luque spent the past year rebuilding. The revamp reveals a new name, a casual vibe and a pasta-focussed menu, including simple classics such as spinach and ricotta ravioli with butter, sage and tomato. 225-227 Front St., 646-918-6565, barbalu.com
**To see the list please click here: Top 10 New and Noteworthy Restaurants October