Angie Mar’s Latest, Les Trois Chevaux, Opens

Angie Mar is moving into a new stage of her profession with the opening of this exquisite tribute to high-quality dining. “This is my cafe, not anything I inherited, and I was hunting for contemporary thoughts,” she reported. Formerly, she was the chef and proprietor at the Beatrice Inn subsequent doorway, which she acquired from Graydon Carter. (That restaurant closed this calendar year, and Ms. Mar subsequently made a decision to open up this new put instead of recreating the Beatrice.) Now, defying recent restaurant norms — bare tables, no gown code, a burger on the menu — this enterprise attributes white napery beneath a chandelier that came from the Waldorf Astoria, a French menu that tilts classic and the necessity that adult men wear jackets (with a supply of classic YSL on hand). Although Ms. Mar is acknowledged for her artistry with slabs of meat, she isn’t featuring steak, preferring seafood and birds. “It’s a large departure, but what I want proper now,” she reported. The prix-fixe menu ($185) will transform routinely but digs deep into French custom with frog legs and artichokes in beurre blanc, a mousse of veal brains with truffles, sweetbreads wrapped in cabbage, Dover sole with sorrel mousseline, pithiviers (a pastry dome) of crab, and roast pheasant for two. There will be a croquembouche for dessert. Her inspiration arrives from chefs like André Soltner and Jacques Pépin a portray by Mr. Pépin hangs in close proximity to the bar. Except for a Hungarian Tokay, the wine record is all French and American, and the salonlike room seats 37, plus nine at the bar. Banquettes in inky blue, which Ms. Mar explained was the coloration of her father’s favored sweatshirt, distinction the creamy ivory of the walls, and touches of that shade show up in the staff’s Christian Siriano-made outfits. The restaurant’s name, which interprets to the three horses, is a nod to what her spouse and children called her and her two brothers. (Opens Thursday)

283 West 12th Avenue (West Fourth Street), 917-261-6085,

10 yrs in the past, Wen-Jay Ying released a combination C.S.A. and deliver membership box provided by farms inside five hours’ driving distance from New York City. It grew to provide neighborhoods in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan with supply and pickup, and it supports 15 farms. Now, in a mere 1,000 square feet, she has in good shape a cafe, a take a look at kitchen, function area and a keep in which domestically developed and manufactured food goods are bought. There’s a yard with a major desk. The cafe serves some Chinese dishes that Ms. Ying has liked considering that childhood, like tea eggs, zha jiang mian with ground pork and mushrooms, vegetarian mapo tofu, and a enthusiast tuan rice ball filled with pickled greens. Baked goods and sets of elements for preparing dishes at property, together with scallion pancake dough, are also offered. (Friday)

398 Court Road (Carroll Road), Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn,

This ode to the food of the Levant is a sibling to Shuka, the Middle Jap and Mediterranean cafe in SoHo, which is also owned by the Bowery Group. As at Shuka, the chef and spouse is Ayesha Nurdjaja, a Brooklynite whose heritage is Italian and Indonesian. She worked at Felidia, Picholine and at A Voce with Missy Robbins. At Shukette, she serves compact and large plates, and there’s a menu section dedicated to abnormal do-it-yourself breads. Offerings often occur straight off a charcoal grill in an open up kitchen area that stretches the duration of this cafe. Thanks to Ms. Nurdjaja’s bar director Tim Harris, the food can be paired with glowing, visually arresting gazozes. (Friday)

230 Ninth Avenue (24th Avenue), 212-242-1803,

This kosher steakhouse was inspired by the vibrant mural-splashed Wynwood district of Miami and beachfront Tulum, Mexico, an abnormal pairing, and specially so if you include kosher steaks. Not only that, Naftali Abenaim, one particular of the restaurant’s proprietors, suggests the cooking is a fusion of Mediterranean and Asian fare. The executive chef, David Kolotkin, previously of Prime Grill in Midtown, serves wings and a burger, together with crowd-pleasers like guacamole and tuna tartare, and lots of dishes to be geared up tableside or on a Japanese robata grill. The restaurant’s everyday front home is furnished with rattan the back again eating place is plush, carried out in velvet. Clients can hire lockers for holding special bottles of spirits. The locker also arrives with a personalized steak knife.

127 Fourth Avenue (13th Avenue), 212-419-8889,

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