GRK is a new Greek restaurant that opened in the Financial District on September 10. The menu showcases two Greek classics: yeero and yogurt. The yeero is a wrap filled with slowly rotated, spit-roasted meat. It’s is layered onto a warm pita and dressed with different interpretations of tzatziki, the yogurt based spread. There will be three yeero options: chicken, lamb/beef, and pork. The yogurt is imported from Greece daily. 111 Fulton Street.
Angolo SoHo is a recently opened Italian joint. The chef, Michael Berardino comes from Cannibal and dell’anima and is dishing out a menu of regional Italian specialties. Highlights include the fettucine rigate alla carbonara, the garganelli funghi trifolati, and some fish and meat dishes. The spot is open for dinner-only, with lunch coming soon. 31 W. Broadway.
After chef Shaun Hergatt left, the SHO Shaun Hergatt will now be called The Exchange. Josh Capone, who worked in San Francisco, is now the executive chef. Dishes include olive oil poached tuna salad, crispy seared North Carolina tilefish, and a house made potato gnocchi with pine nuts. 40 Broad Street, Second Level.
Tre Stelle recently opened in the Flatiron District. Named after the chef and owner’s three children or “stars”, the restaurant celebrates home-cooked meals. Highlights of the menu include octopus salad with mango, grapes and basil and gnocchi with fresh tomatoes and shrimp. 39 West 24th Street.
Food Network star Guy Fieri made his New York restaurant debut with the opening of Guy’s American Kitchen and Bar. It opened on Monday and is a 500-seat, 16,000-square-foot restaurant. 220 W. 44th Street. [NY Eater]
La Slowteria is a Mexican joint now opened in Carroll Gardens. Dishes include watermelon, cucumber, and hibscus flower salad and a duck stew with hominy. 548 Court Street. [Tasting Table]
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on September 11, 2012