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Chefs on the Move: Northeast News

In New York City, David Morton and DMK open subterranean Lafolia on October 19, with a locally sourced menu from Mirra Sims. The owners of FOB Filipino BBQ paid homage to the Aegean and Western Turkey with their Park Slope newcomer, Rana Fifteen. The folks behind Dagon christened a new American concept, Monterey, in Midtown. Paul Hargrove (Blue Hill at Stone Barns) checked in at the Standard High Line...

— Matt Kirouac

The Resy Lineup: Oktoberfest Parties, Pop-Ups, and Last Chance for Fradei 1.0

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You heard it here first: Eastern European standby Tzarevna is completely rebranding and giving way to Yo+Shoku, a pop-up dining experience in the same space. The menu will take cues from the owners’ Ukrainian, Taiwanese, and Russian heritage, so get ready for borscht curry udon, maitake mushroom gratin, and more, starting on Oct. 20.

— Noëmie Carrant

Danny Meyer's Roman Restaurant, Reopens as Maialino (vicino)

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A New York brasserie menu in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, from the Peaches team, Freds’ brief return to the former Barneys space, and more restaurant news.

— Florence Fabricant

NYC's New Restaurant Openings


The owners of Tzarevna, a Russian spot on the Lower East Side, have transformed that restaurant into a place serving Western-influenced Japanese food. Omurice with mole negro, a BEC okonomiyaki, and chicken karaage with waffles are just a few of the things on the menu. Yo+Shoku is currently billed as a pop-up, but it will operate for at least nine months.

— Kenny Yang