Cities, Food & Drink

Who’s New on Reserve? October 2016 Roundup

A new season, a new slew of places to dine exclusively with Reserve. Click on your city or desired destination and discover some of the hottest restaurants in town — Boston / New England, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco Bay Area and Washington DC.

Grab your table now:

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BOSTON / NEW ENGLAND

Photo provided by Hugo's.

Photo of one of a selection of desserts provided by Hugo’s in Portland, Maine.

Asta – Back Bay
The Top 50 Restaurants in Boston – Zagat
From chef Alex Crabb (formerly of L’Espalier), Asta features prix fixe tasting-menus offering upscale New American fare in a cheery, relaxed space. | Grab your table at Asta now.

Belly Wine Bar – Cambridge
Best Wine Program – Boston Magazine 2014
Belly Wine Bar is an inviting, subterranean rustic-chic wine bar, modeled after the owner’s favorite Italian enotecas. Wash down the small plates and outstanding charcuterie with an expansive selection of wines | Grab your table at Belly Wine Bar now.

Cambridge Brewing Company – Cambridge
Boston’s Best Beer Restaurants – Zagat
The oldest brewpub in the greater Boston area, Cambridge Brewing Co. (CBC) is a refurbished, industrial mill that delivers seasonally driven American fare and craft beers. | Grab your table at CBC now.

Catalyst – Cambridge
10 Best Boston Brunch Spots – USA Today
At Catalyst, chef/owner William Kovel serves up locally grown, organic New American fare and delectable desserts for brunch, lunch, and dinner. | Grab your table at Catalyst now.

Hojoko – Kenmore Square / Fenway
50 Best Restaurants in Boston – Boston Magazine
Hojoko is a hip, retro izakaya (Japanese gastropub) from O Ya’s Tim and Nancy Cushman. The Verb Hotel restaurant serves shareable tavern-fare, including sushi rolls, ramen, grilled skewers, and frozen tiki cocktails. | Grab your table at Hojoko now.  

Hugo’s – Portland, Maine
Top 10 Iconic Restaurants in America 2014 – Worth Magazine
Serving cutting-edge New England-inspired American cuisine, Hugo’s offers three tasting menus with items from sections labeled “Foraged & Farmed,” “From the Sea,” and “Forest & Field.” | Grab your table at Hugo’s now.

Island Creek Oyster Bar – Burlington
Everywhere in the U.S. To Eat Fall 2016 – Metro Newspaper
Inspired by the fishing and farming practices of New England, Island Creek Oyster Bar in Burlington offers seasonally influenced, sophisticated New England shore food. | Grab your table at Island Creek Oyster Bar – Burlington now.

RFK Kitchen – Needham
New & Hot Restaurants in Boston – Zagat
From chef Rachel Klein (formerly Liquid Art House), RFK Kitchen offers inventive globally influenced American fare from a la carte, chef’s tasting and family-friendly menus. | Grab your table at RFK Kitchen now.

The Farmhouse – Needham
Top 10 Restaurants in Needham – Yelp
A restaurant and bar, The Farmhouse offers farm-to-table New American comfort food, Mason jar cocktails, and wines. | Grab your table at The Farmhouse now

The Townshend – Quincy
9 Hot New Restaurants in the Suburbs – Zagat
Townshend serves rustic American fare, inventive cocktails and craft beers. Though named for the historic Townshend Acts of 1767, the tavern boasts a cool, modern vibe. | Grab your table at The Townshend now.

Vee Vee – Jamaica Plain
7 Under-the-Radar Boston Gems – Zagat
Vee Vee dishes out seasonal New American fare using local ingredients, plus carefully curated beers, in a cozy, intimate space. | Grab your table at Vee Vee now.

CHICAGO

best new restaurants

Photo of risotto provided by Entente in Lakeview, Chicago.

Ampersand Wine Bar – Ravenswood
Best Neighborhood Restaurant 2016 – Chicago Tribune
From Charlie Trotter alum Darren McGraw, Ampersand is an intimate neighborhood wine bar offering approachable wines, small plates and desserts. | Grab your table at Ampersand now.

Bad Hunter – West Loop
Most Anticipated Fall 2016 Openings – Zagat
Bad Hunter is a veg-forward restaurant and bar in the West Loop from Heisler Hospitality Group (Trenchermen, Pub Royale). Chef Dan Snowden’s use of hyper-seasonal ingredients lends itself to an ever-changing menu. | Grab your table at Bad Hunter now.

Entente – Lakeview
Most Anticipated Openings of Fall 2016 – Eater
Entente — meaning “friendly understanding” in French — is a collaboration between Fujimura Hospitality owner Ty Fujimura and Schwa chef Brian Fisher. Expect a regularly changing menu of charcuterie, house-made breads, game meats, and seafood. | Grab your table at Entente now.

Gather – Lincoln Square
Michelin Bib Gourmand 2014 & 2015
Inspired by the places where friends and family come together celebrate everyday occasions, Gather serves up New American fare featuring locally sourced ingredients. | Grab your table at Gather now.

Haywood Tavern – Ukrainian Village
Best Under-the-Radar New Restaurants – Zagat
Drawing influences from Italian, French, and Spanish cuisines, Haywood Tavern offers an approachable, dynamic menu of elevated pub fare, plus wines, cocktails, and beers. | Grab your table at Haywood Tavern.

Knife – Lincoln Square
The Hottest Restaurants in Chicago, November 2016 – Eater
Knife is a steak and seafood spot, offering in-house dry-aged beef, fresh fish and delicious sides, plus wines and cocktails. | Grab your table at Knife.

Shaman – West Town
Best BYOB’s in Chicago – CBS
A Mexican BYOB, Shaman dishes out small plates like sopes, flautas, guacamole, and ceviches and more. | Grab your table at Shaman.

NEW YORK

Photo of perfectly cooked venison provided by Rouge Tomate in Chelsea, New York.

Aldo Sohm Wine Bar – Midtown West
Michelin Guide Recommended
The perfect spot for a power lunch, Aldo Sohm Wine Bar is a casually hip wine bar from Aldo Sohm — Le Bernardin’s master sommelier — that serves charcuterie and other small French bites. | Grab your table at Aldo Sohm Wine Bar.

Carbone – Greenwich Village
Michelin Star 2016, 2015, 2014
Now exclusively on Reserve, Carbone is a retro-glam Greenwich Village restaurant that takes inspiration from the Italian-American restaurants of mid-20th century New York. | Grab your table at Carbone.

Orto e Mare (Eataly) – Financial District
The Best New Restaurants in NYC, September 2016 – PureWow
Inspired by Italian and American cuisine, Orto e Mare offers breakfast, lunch and dinner menus that highlight seasonal vegetables and seafood. Located inside Eataly, Mario Batali’s famed Italian food hall, the restaurant is serving a special white truffle menu until December 31. | Grab your table at Orto e Mare now.

Rouge Tomate – Chelsea
Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings of Fall 2016 – Eater
Plants play the most prominent role at Rouge Tomate, which offers a vegetable-focused menu complemented by responsibly raised fish, meat and poultry, plus curated wines. | Grab your table at Rouge Tomate now.

PHILADELPHIA

best new restaurants

Photo of the Best of Philly’s Best Burger 2015 provided by The Blue Duck in Northeast, Philadelphia.

Brick & Mortar – Spring Garden
10 Best Things to Eat and Drink This Fall in Philly – Zagat
Set on the ground floor of an old shoe factory turned luxury apartment building, Brick & Mortar is an industrial neighborhood tavern that serves up American gastropub fare (rotisserie meats are a specialty) plus inventive small plates. | Grab your table at Brick & Mortar.

Cornerstone BYOB – Wayne
3 New Local Restaurants You’ve Got to Try – ABC
Offering a touch of Europe in Wayne, Cornerstone is BYOB and dishes out seasonally driven tapas-like offerings, world-class oysters, cheeses, and charcuterie. | Grab your table at Cornerstone.

Jet Wine Bar – South Street
Best Drinks & Bars in Philly – The Drink Nation
Jet Wine Bar offers a dynamic menu of small plates — think meats, cheeses, sandwiches, and snacks — plus glasses, bottles, and flights of wine. | Grab your table at Jet Wine Bar.

James – Logan Square
The Best New Burger in Philadelphia – Billy Penn
A casual yet sophisticated tavern with a back-to-basics philosophy, James delivers a protein-centric menu — think rack of lamb, lobster ravioli, crab cakes, and classic bar bites. | Grab your table at James.

Marigold Kitchen – University City
50 Best Restaurants in Philadelphia – Philadelphia Magazine
Highlighting the freshest local ingredients, Marigold Kitchen is a BYOB restaurant that offers inventive New American tasting menus in a traditional Victorian home. | Grab your table at Marigold Kitchen.

P.S. & Co. – Rittenhouse Square
Zagat-rated
Inspired by the chef’s Chinese-Burmese roots, P.S. & Co. is an all-day vegan cafe and bakery that serves fresh juices, salads, sandwiches and homemade sweets. The BYOB spot offers outdoor seating. | Grab your table at P.S. & Co.

The Blue Duck – Northeast
Best Burger – Best of Philly 2015
The Blue Duck is New American BYOB offering a playful twist on traditional classics — think inventive sandwiches, mac ‘n cheese creations and elaborate burgers. | Grab your table at The Blue Duck.

SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA

best new restaurants

Photo of an assortment of dim sum provided by Yank Sing in SOMA and Embarcadero.

Chalkboard – Healdsburg
Michelin Bib Gourmand 2016
Chalkboard offers a daily-changing menu of dishes — think crudos, handmade pastas, and fresh seafood — that highlight ingredients from its gardens and local farms. | Grab your table at Chalkboard.

Kin Khao – Union Square
Michelin Star 2016
Located in the Parc 55 hotel building, Kin Khao serves up locally sourced, flavorful Thai cuisine made from sustainable ingredients, creative cocktails, and curated wines. | Grab your table at Kin Khao.

Manresa – Los Gatos
Three Michelin Stars 2016
From acclaimed chef David Kinch, three Michelin-starred Manresa serves a nightly New American tasting menu showcasing daily local produce and old world wines. | Grab your table at Manresa.

Mister Jiu’s – Financial District
Michelin Star 2016
Committed to locally sourced ingredients, Mister Jiu’s offers family-style, traditional Chinese dishes with a California twist. | Grab your table at Mister Jiu’s.

Motze – Mission
7 New Restaurants to Try in November – 7×7 Magazine
A limited-time restaurant, Motze offers a dynamic family-style, prix fixe menu using ingredients from Yountville’s Full Table Farms, plus wines and beers. | Grab your table at Motze.

Nick’s Cove – Point Reyes
West Marin’s Best Coastal Eats – 7×7 Magazine
Inspired by the seasonal produce of the West Marin coast, Nick’s Cove offers seafood-focused California cuisine, local wines, and beers. | Grab your table at Nick’s Cove.

Yank Sing Rincon Center – Embarcadero
SF Chronicle Top 100
Yank Sing – Rincon Center is a classic dim sum restaurant, dishing out traditional hors d’oeuvre sized dumplings, as well as other Chinese dishes, wines and beers. | Grab your table at Yank Sing – Rincon Center.

Yank Sing Stevenson Street – SOMA
SF Chronicle Top 100
Perfect for groups of all sizes, Yank Sing – Stevenson offers a classic dim sum experience with dumplings delivered table side via metal carts and steamer baskets. | Grab your table at Yank Sing – Stevenson Street.

WASHINGTON DC

best new restaurants

Photo of a brunch entree provided by Ben’s Upstairs in H Street Corridor, Washington DC.

Ben’s Upstairs – H Street Corridor
Zagat-rated
Offering great views of the city from its rooftop terrace, Ben’s Upstairs serves creative southern fare infused with Caribbean spices, local beers and craft cocktails for brunch and dinner. | Grab your table at Ben’s Upstairs now.

The Dirty Goose – U Street
7 New After-Work Destinations to Have on Your Radar – The Washington Post
Located in the vibrant U Street Corridor, The Dirty Goose is a new bar and restaurant serving inventive cocktails and American fare to DC’s LGBT community. | Grab your table at The Dirty Goose.

Ocean Blue – Sterling, VA
6 New Reasons to Dine Out in Virginia – Zagat
Ocean Blue offers a fresh-daily American menu, including seafood, steak, burgers, sashimi and salads. | Grab your table at Ocean Blue.

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