Atla cuts breakfast; adds new menu
Atla is cutting breakfast starting Thursday, November 1. The Noho restaurant by two of the world’s most famous Mexican chefs, Enrique Olvera and Daniela Soto-Innes, now opens at 11 a.m. daily with a new menu featuring lobster salpicon tostada, ceviche negro, and corn pancakes with apple jam. The change-up is intended to place equal emphasis on lunch and dinner, as is custom in Mexico City, a spokesperson says. In other news, the Aviary’s Marisol Corona has been tapped as the new chef de cuisine. See the full new menu below.
Milk Bar’s Thanksgiving croissant returns to NYC
It’s November 1, which means Halloween is over and Thanksgiving is here. And with Thanksgiving comes Milk Bar’s famous Thanksgiving croissant. The hulking baked good is made with rosemary-laced dough and stuffed with turkey meat, gravy, and cranberry sauce. The seasonal pastry will be available at all of Milk Bar’s locations throughout the city starting Thursday, November 1 until the end of the month.
Chef David Bouley brings doctors and scientists together for health-focused food event
Chef David Bouley has teamed up with scientists and doctors for a full-day event including seminars, food demonstrations, and tastings, where participants will learn the health benefits of fermentation via dishes like saltless and sugarless pickles, fermented beverages, sauces, and soups. Each session will feature a multi-course meal prepared by Bouley and will be served with biodynamic wine, unfiltered sake, and sour beer. The lunch session costs $175 and dinner is $195 — tickets and more information here. The event happens Friday, November 2, at the Bouley at Home and Bouley Test Kitchen at 31 West 21st St., between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.
Two new brunches in town
Hip Hudson Yards restaurant Legacy Records now serves brunch Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 3 p.m. with a menu featuring crudos and pastas, beef tartare, and a soft scramble with chanterelle, guanciale, and black truffle. Its cafe, Easy Victor Cafe, slings some savory-sweet delights like an everything focaccia and a chocolate croissant, according to Eater critic Ryan Sutton. Hortus NYC in Nomad is also serving weekend brunch now. The pan-Asian restaurant will feature Thai French toast, crispy potato cake, and sweet tofu and berries on its new menu.
Atla’s new all-day menu: