Opening in The Garment District

Spanish themed dining room at Boqueria Spanish tapas bar and restaurant.

By Florence Fabricant

BOQUERIA This latest addition to Yann de Rochefort’s collection of Spanish restaurants, the fifth in New York (there’s also a Washington, D.C., branch), is the largest. Distinguished by a handsome curved wood ceiling that soars near the entrance, it seats nearly 100 at a generous island bar surrounded by booths with more tables beyond, heading to the big open kitchen. There’s also a chef’s table, an intimate private dining room with shelves of Spanish grocery products, and outdoor seating for 20. The menu, by the executive chef Marc Vidal, includes the tapas for which the restaurants are known, along with sandwiches, salads, paella and, for the first time, chicken and suckling pig from a rotisserie: 260 West 40th Street, 646-233-4078,


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