New York Openings: Speedy Romeo, Babalu, Empellon Cocina

Speedy Romeo (Clinton Hill) – With trifecta of grilled meats, fresh pies, and warm atmo, it’s Speedy Romeo for the win.

Babalu (Throggs Neck) – Latino restaurant slash nightclub revives a Times Square legend.

Empellon Cocina (East Village) – Iron Chef Alex Stupak gives classic Mexican a little "push."