The last two weeks have brought tons of noteworthy restaurant openings, and food festival season is in full swing. This weekend promises to pack in the international flavor with events centered around chili peppers, Korean fare, and Icelandic food. Plus, new spots have recently opened from chefs Marc Forgione, Ken Oringer, Alexander Smalls and a slew of others, so there's no shortage of hot new places to try out.
Whether you feel like pushing your tastebuds to the limit sampling hot chiles in Brooklyn, or splurging on a fat, dry-aged porterhouse at American Cut in Tribeca, we've got you covered.
Click through the gallery to see where you need to be eating and drinking this weekend.Click to start the list