Restaurant Openings

Love staying in the know about the newest, hottest restaurants? Us too. Check out what other Chowhounds are saying about what's opening and when, as well as what to try and which spots are worth the hype.

Disney Is Getting a New Restaurant That's Out of this World

The future of theme park eating is now. And no, we're not talking about Dippin' Dots (which may want to update its tagline, considering the ice cream of the future was invented in 1988). At last week...

2021 Newly OPENED Toronto Food Places

by magic 15 days ago

Perhaps we can list 2021 openings here. Looks like a new Summerhill Market on Eglinton seems to be coming along.

Cosimo & Johnny's Pizza, Eastchester: a good slice...

by gutreactions 2 years ago

Cosimo & Johnny's Pizzeria opened a couple of months ago in a free-standing space (previously a deli) on White Plains Road in Eastchester and the buzz has been continuous. Johnny's uncle is an owne...

Pasta Pomodoro Reborn in San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 18 days ago

This morning's stack of emails included an announcement that Pasta Pomodoro was being reintroduced to the Bay Area for delivery via Caviar or Doordash. Some may remember this local chain, founded b...

9AEATS Food Truck Park opens in Elmsford...

by gutreactions 4 months ago

Westchester's first Food Truck Park opens this weekend on Route 9A in Elmsford, the site of the former Red Fox Diner, just off Rt. 287. It is still a work in progress, but backers hope to offer a t...

Küsan Uyghur Cuisine Opens in San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 18 days ago

Küsan Uyghur Cuisine in San Jose that I liked so much and reported on here, https://www.chowhound.com/post/kusan-uyghur-cuisine-san-jose-1075371 , has expanded to San Francisco this month. It's usi...

Jack's premiers in Eastchester...

by gutreactions 3 months ago

They were ready to open last March, but due to the Covid crisis they had to delay. After a major renovation to the former Edmondo's (Yefsi) space on Main St. in Eastchester, Jack's Bar & Restaurant...

La Cocina alumna

by j mather 2 years ago

I'm a fan of the work of La Cocina, https://www.lacocinasf.org/, the culinary business incubator. I've been to Nyum Bai, Reems, and I'll visit El Pipila soon, which I saw in the Chron today, https:...

Good snacking at The Rail House, Pelham...

by gutreactions 30 days ago

They first opened as Baci, then a few months later they morphed into The Rail House 10803, a vintage railroad themed eclectic American/Italian themed restaurant and bar. The restaurant is located n...

Chef Mark Malicki's Bodega Oyster Cult | Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Bodega Oyster Cult opened today, Saturday March 31, a new project from Chef Mark Malicki. I'd heard rumors about it and visited him two weeks ago to see what was up.

New bakery in Newton Highlands

by wu12 2 months ago

I noticed a few weeks ago that a sign saying "Lakon Paris Patisserie" had come up where a small New York coffeeshop, Stacks Espresso Bar, had been, on the corner of Lincoln and Walnut streets in Ne...

Ttobongee: Korean Style Fried Chicken in Pacific Grove

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Pacific Grove has a genuine Korean fried chicken (KFC) place! My first visit to Ttobongee was July 3. It opened in March just as the pandemic restaurant restrictions started. Chicken is fried to...

Chinese and Low Country Boil Restaurn in Durham

by burgeoningfoodie 1 month ago

I can't imagine this place being good or a destination to a lot of people... but it does exist.. https://www.crabsea.com/

Tripleta: Puerto Rican pop-up in SF's Mission

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Chef Aaron London announced that his MIchelin 1-star restaurant, AL's Place, would close until San Francisco allows outdoor dining again. But he also brought the good news that Tripleta, a Puerto R...

PizzaLeah | Windsor - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

The weekend before Election Day, I figured I should provision myself to hunker down for a week or so in case there was social unrest ahead. I bought fresh ingredients to cook at home, got cash, and...

Melaka Kitchen • Southeast Asian Cuisine | Elk Grove

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

In January I detoured to Melaka Kitchen in Elk Grove for a quick lunch. Two months old and in soft opening at that point, the roti menu alone made it worth the drive.

Popeye's chicken yorktown/Trader Joe's rumour

by vinouspleasure 2 months ago

I've been critical of others for posting openings of mediocre chain restaurants in this forum but I'm inordinately excited about the opening of popeye's fried chicken in the BJs Yorktown shopping ...

Vina Enoteca | Stanford Barn - Palo Alto

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

As a fan of Tootsie's at the Stanford Barn since Day 1, I was delighted to learn from a friend that Rocco and team have opened Vina Enoteca, taking over California Cafe's space. I hope to get in th...

Northern Ducks | Mid-Market, San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Northern Ducks opened a month ago in the Twitter building, taking over Dirty Water's space. It bills itself as a dim sum lounge with full bar and outdoor seating in the courtyard. The food offering...

Tommy's Joynt to re-open Oct. 29

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Yes, it's true! Tommy's Joynt is getting ready to re-open. Talked to the manager yesterday and the target opening date is Thursday, Oct. 29. Its boarded up, graffiti'd doors have been one of the sa...