Fall is always a blockbuster time for restaurant openings in the city, and the next few months have some serious game changers in store. We’ve selected a few of the more notable openings, and we explain why they should be on your list of must-try eateries.
For southern cooking, Neelys pig parlor
1125 First Ave, 212-832-1551
Have you seen the Neelys on the Food Network? More sugary than sweet tea, they cook up Southern specialties on their show, “Down Home With the Neelys.” You will soon be able to taste their Memphis eats in person at Neely’s Pig Parlor. The buzz: The buzzwords for the couple’s first Yankee project are “pork” and “bourbon.” Hard to go wrong.