Eater editors get asked one question more than any other: Where should I eat right now? While many people still consider Manhattan the locus of New York’s dining scene, some neighborhoods in Queens have become dining destinations in their own right. Here, see a map of the latest Queens debuts drawing NYC’s dining obsessives.
New to the list in October: Belo (a neighborhood restaurant powered by Brazilian classics); Wonder Pig K-BBQ (an all-you-can-eat Korean barbecue spot in Sunnyside); Yoshidaya by Kazuo (a Japanese-style izakaya from an acclaimed sushi master); and Porcelain (a revamped version of the two-year-old Ridgewood restaurant).
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; the latest data about the delta variant indicates that it may pose a low-to-moderate risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial transmission. The latest CDC guidance is here; find a COVID-19 vaccination site here.
For more New York dining recommendations, check out the new hotspots in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Hamptons and our guides to brunch, food halls and Michelin-starred restaurants, many offering outdoor dining.Read More