Fall Preview: Where and What to Eat

Photo: Jake Chessum

In this years fall preview, Rob Patronite and Robin Raisfeld discover a trio of hotel cooks with fresh perspective: Tien Ho, Peter Cho, and Nick Anderer. Clip and save our critics Want-to-Eat list, which includes Tam owner Einat Admonys sit-down Persian restaurant Balaboosta in Little Italy and Bar Stuzzichinis new sibling, Stuzzicheria, opening in Tribeca this November. No need to go to the Greenmarket to satisfy your need for traceability Rob and Robin know of several new gourmet shops that tell you exactly where the food is from and how it came to be. Torrisi Italian Specialties is also planning a fall open, but don't go if youre looking for anything from Italy everything there is domestic. Birdbath bakery will expand in October, but its new home will look familiar: the Vesuvio storefront in Soho. Include all of these things on your to-eat list, but dont forget to consult Rob and Robins preview calendar for all of the fall's openings.

Our Fall Preview coverage continues throughout the Grub Street Network. Look for openings and trends in our Grub Street fall preview in Boston, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Chicago, and Los Angeles.