Four Restaurants That Opened In NYC This Week – 11/14/2014


When one restaurant’s doors close, another’s open in fast-paced New York City, and every Friday, we’ll fill you in on what opened up around town. This week: an Italian restaurant with a burrata bar, a nautical-themed bar in Greenwich Village, and another steakhouse in Midtown.

Florian, 225 Park Avenue South, 212-869-8800

Restaurateur Shelly Fireman brings us Florian, an Italian restaurant serving pastas, pizzas, soups, and selections from a 12-seat burrata bar. The cocktail menu has been crafted by Florence-born bar manager Francesco Desideri and includes classics such as limoncello and negronis.

Mastro’s Steakhouse, 1285 Avenue of the Americas, 212-459-1222

Hollywood hangout Mastro’s Steakhouse has opened a location in New York City. The restaurant offers a menu of steaks, seafood, and sushi, sides like lobster mashed potatoes, and desserts like warm butter cake.

The Edge, 101 Edgecombe Avenue, 212-929-9688

Located on Edgecombe Avenue in Harlem, The Edge is a café serving coffee, pastries and small bites. The brick-lines space has a cozy, quintessential coffee shop vibe.

The Folly, 92 West Houston Street

Owned by the team behind The Brooklyneer, The Folly is a cocktail bar with nautical touches. The restaurant’s dinner menu is seafood-heavy, with dishes such as lobster mac and cheese, kombucha oyster shooters, and salt cod tater tots.