Opening Alert: New Restaurants Tackle the City

One way to rebuild this great city might be to offer NYers some serious fine dining. Check out some of the latest openings around town. What could be better than giving your tastebuds a tantalizing adventure while supporting budding small businesses too.

El Toro Blanco: John McDonald of Lure Fishbar fame and chef Josh Capon are bringing fresh Mexican cuisine to the West Village. The restaurant will feature a 10-seat tequila bar with more than 100 labels, as well as a guacamole bar. Chef Capon, along with Scott Linquist, developed the pan-Mexican menu, which emphasizes seasonal grilled items. The space features a fiery grill, glazed bricks, and cozy paneled walls.