Published on November 15, 2016

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.

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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.


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.


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.


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
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.


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 - 7x7 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 - 7x7 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.


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
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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