This year is already turning out to be a dynamic one for dining and nightlife. The effects of the pandemic, inflation, and the supply chain are still being felt, but there is a sense of optimism with a host of new openings for the first half of the year.
And this season, of course, is often defined by cherry blossoms. Peak bloom is predicted for March 22-25, and festival activities begin on March 18.
Enjoy all the pink, and read on for some dining highlights for the first few months of 2023. Bazaar Jose Andres triumphantly returned to the Old Post Office building in a coup for the celebrity restaurateur.
The building, which is now a Waldorf Astoria hotel, most recently housed a hotel run by the organization of a disgraced former president.