Caffe Muzio

  Bar d’Eau
  Raw tuna with grapefruit cells, mustard seed and oil, and pressed stecca at Imperial No. Nine
  Veritas’ belle rouge chicken

Bar d’Eau
Play bocce poolside while dining on small plates at Trump Soho’s rooftop indoor/outdoor bar. 246 Spring St., 212-842-5500;

After six years and the testing of more than 600 recipes, David Bouley’s love letter to Japan is finally ready. Located in the former Secession space, the project owes its authenticity to a partnership with instructors from Japan’s famed Tsuji Culinary Institute. 30 Hudson St., 212-791-3771

The same impressive wine list and a more casual menu under the supervision of Sam Hazen earned this revamped spot three stars in The New York Times. From short rib raviolo to a farmer’s market tasting, there’s something for every palate. 43 E. 20th St., 212-353-3700;

Imperial No. Nine
After Top Chef and The Surf Lodge, Sam Talbot launches his newest venture in the Mondrian Soho, featuring edgy versions of sustainable seafood dishes in a glass atrium decked with chandeliers and foliage. 9 Crosby St., 646-218- 6455;

The Leopard at Des Artistes
Don’t worry, the famed Howard Chandler Christy murals are still on the walls of the former Café Des Artistes, which Il Gattopardo owner Gianfranco Sorrentino has morphed into an elegant Southern Italian spot. 1 W. 67th St., 212-787-8767

Caffe Muzio
Dell’anima chef de cuisine Michael Berardino’s casual Italian spot offers both bar and table seating. 310 Bleecker St., 212-675-2009

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