It can be extremely difficult to keep up with new or cool restaurant openings in NYC. My trick? I look for the lineups.
On Soho's edge, Jack's Wife Freda, had a relaxed buzz about it. When I returned I was able to get a table solo at this packed boite.
Duo Dean and Maya Jankelowitz (ex-Balthazar) make an inventive brunch stemming from Israeli and South African influence.
I was in a Dr. Seuss mood and had the green shakshuka - yes, green eggs, no ham. I'm a fan of their house made juices as well. Next time: rosewater waffles.