Pizzas, including one with artichokes and truffles, and another topped with red tomato pesto, cherry tomatoes and red onions, dominate the menu at this new NoHo restaurant owned by Samantha and William Fung, who live in the neighborhood. The executive chef, Justin Slojkowski, worked for the Roberta’s team. His menu also lists a calzone, a few pastas, appetizers and main dishes with selections of seafood, meat, vegetables and poultry. (Friday)
334 Bowery (Bond Street), 917-261-4828.
This new 110-seat restaurant is defined by coastal Italian and Venetian cuisine — as in cicchetti, tramezzini sandwiches and bass in acqua pazza — served in a setting decorated with Murano glass fixtures and posters from the Venice Biennale. The executive chef is Ashley Rath, who worked at several of Major Food Group restaurants, including Santina. (Thursday)
340 Bleecker Street (West 10th Street), 212-969-8221, sainttheos.com.
The original outpost of this California street food spot was on Malcolm X Boulevard and 118th Street, but it closed before the pandemic. Now, after a pop-up in the former Ruby’s Vintage space, it has fully reopened in that location, serving soft tacos, nachos and burritos, some vegan. Bottom line? Sexy Taco is back in a new part of Harlem, where the chef and an owner, Brian Washington Palmer, says more of a night-life scene appears to be developing.
2340 Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard (137th Street), 646-454-9899, sexytaconyc.com.
Somewhere in NoLita
This hotel rooftop bar serves elaborate cocktails and snacks, often seafood, with Asian and Mexican flavors in a setting with spectacular views.
The Nolitan hotel, 30 Kenmare Street (Mott Street), 212-925-1555, somewhereinnolita.com.
This new Williamsburg branch of a restaurant that’s been in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, since 2014 has wine on tap, small plates and a generous garden with a pétanque court. (Friday)
47 Withers Street (Lorimer Street), Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 347-689-2344, babacoolbk.com.