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Brooklyn Restaurant Renaissance is Cooking, Poised to Overtake Manhattan as City’s Food Capital

City restaurants reopened to 100% capacity Wednesday, lifting owners' hopes of a full plate of business — including those bravely opening new establishments.
Brooklyn Restaurant Renaissance is Cooking, Poised to Overtake Manhattan as City?s Food Capital

City restaurants reopened to 100% capacity Wednesday, lifting owners' hopes of a full plate of business — including those bravely opening new establishments.

THE CITY reviewed new-permit data provided by the city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene going back to 2017. The numbers show that Brooklyn is where the action is, while Manhattan's star is fading.

From January through mid-April of this year, 832 new restaurants received health department permits to operate.

Hiram Alejandro Durán/THE CITY Kim Mayer serves a customer at her new Cobble Hill restaurant, Kimpanadas. City restaurants reopened to 100% capacity Wednesday, lifting owners' hopes of a full plate of business — including those bravely opening new establishments.

THE CITY reviewed new-permit data provided by the city Department of [...]