MICHELIN Just Spotlighted 25 New NYC Spots, and More Restaurant News

An array of Mexican seafood at Bar Tulix | Credit: Bar Tulix

Welcome to your monthly guide to the must-know food-world news in New York City right now. Discover the latest industry trends, the hottest restaurants to try, and more. Dine on.

With plenty of residents away on vacation, summer is considered the easiest time to score coveted dining reservations in New York City. MICHELIN just spotlighted 25 new NYC restaurants that their inspectors are eyeing as potential additions to the MICHELIN Guide this year. Snag a table at some, such as Mexican seafood spot Bar Tulix and New American stalwart Gotham, and enjoy a meal at 2022’s newest hotspots before it becomes a serious challenge.

While you’re at dinner, it’s likely everyone around you will be recapping The Bear, FX’s new high-octane restaurant drama starring Jeremy Allen White as a fine-dining chef taking over his family’s sandwich counter in Chicago. It’s a food show that will leave you hungry—but it truly stands out for its unflinching look at the stressful reality of restaurant work. 

Here’s some other food news you don’t want to miss this month:

Before you go, these are the NYC restaurants to check out this month:

  • Nostalgic, 1970s-inspired diner fare at Peachy Keen. Book now
  • Mediterranean plates—with unbeatable Hudson views—at Mezze on the River. Book now
  • Swanky Italian seafood at Mollusca. Book now
  • Agave cocktails and street tacos at Mermaid Mexicana. Book now
  • Inventive New American plates, plus pay-what-you-wish Sunday dinner at HAGS.
  • A taste of Sicily in Little Italy’s Bar Pasquale.
  • Old-word cocktails and French-accented bar bites at Williamsburg’s Deux Chats.