This Week's Top NYC Restaurant and Food News

May 16, 2014
by Billy Lyons

- After The Spotted Pig announced it would accept reservations for the first time during a two-week period, we asked you for your insight on whether a no reservations policy impacts your dining choices. At last count, 92.5% voted that they would be more likely to dine at a restaurant if it accepted reservations.

- A Voce Columbus announced it would be closed for several weeks for repairs needed after a kitchen fire. [A Voce via GS]

- A Nutella Bar replaced Eataly's recently shuttered wine shop on Monday, and we scoped out the scene on opening day.

- We went underneath RedFarm to find out the 10 things you need to know about its new downstairs lounge Decoy.

- Four and Twenty Blackbirds announced their plan to expand into a new space in Gowanus this summer, which will include a rooftop garden and cafe. [GS]

- Gotham West Market is getting a new Mexican eatery called Choza courtesy of chef Akhtar Nawab.

- We learned that Nutella and Dominique Ansel have teamed together for a Nutella-Cronut concoction.

- We profiled this year's latest openings in the Hamptons for those of us looking for a weekend getaway. Check out the full list here.

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