This submit initially appeared on June 12, 2021 in Amanda Kludt’s publication “From the Editor,” a roundup of essentially the most very important information and tales within the meals world every week. Read the archives and subscribe now.
I don’t know what it’s like proper now the place you might be. Some areas have, famously, been open for months. Some areas exterior the U.S. are nonetheless in numerous levels of lockdown. However in New York Metropolis, we’re experiencing an nearly unbelievably great re-emergence. Indoor eating is again, certain, however so is stay music and stay comedy, holdout museums, and nightlife. The post-vaxx crowds are bringing new power again into the streets and eating rooms.
To mark this large reopening within the restaurant world and our social calendars, the Eater New York and New York Journal meals part groups joined forces to create a thorough guide to the locations which have opened or considerably modified because the onset of the pandemic. The main focus right here is on locations that provide a enjoyable night time out, an expertise, an opportunity to reconnect with (non-pod) associates. They’re locations that ought to make your summer time to-do record.
— Nevada will get its first marijuana consumption cafe this yr.
— Three main motels (with equally main eating places) are set to open in New Orleans this summer.
Please verify this yr’s Queer Table series, that includes tales on queer farmers, a gay oasis in upstate New York, and the duo behind a vegan vending machine in Vegas and movies on Heart of Dinner, a chef duo feeding elder residents of Chinatown, and Butcher Girls, a meat subscription enterprise and butcher store, and extra.
— Openings: Agnes, an all-day restaurant, cheesery, and market, in Pasadena; and Little Mad, a playful Korean restaurant from a chef with tremendous eating cred, and Contento, a Peruvian restaurant that prioritizes accessibility (and nice wine), in New York.
— All the things to eat and drink at Disneyland’s new Marvel-themed Avengers campus.
— I had no thought fried hen was such a big thing in LA grocery stores.
— The third-party supply apps are making concessions to eating places however who’s actually paying in the end?
— Right here’s a matcha blackberry cake recipe from the great Pleasure Cho.
— And if a visit to California wine nation is in your future, here’s a thorough and super useful guide out of Eater SF.