1) Travel & Leisure names Cru, Kittichai (whoa: "the best Thai restaurant in America"), and Per Se (whoa: "you'll want to ask the waitress to be a guest at your next dinner party") as the NYC members of its Best New American Restaurants list for this year. [T+L via TMN]
2) Is Craft's Tom Colicchio teaming up with the wine folks at Morrells in the Flatiron District? [Corner Table]
3) A Curbed reader reports from the Upper East Side, "Village vegetarian restaurant Gobo is opening on 82nd & 3rd!"