More often than not, tipsters, readers, friends and family of Eater have one question: Where should I eat right now? Restaurant obsessives want to know what's new, what's hot, which favorite chef just launched a sophomore effort. And while the Eater 38 is a crucial resource covering old standbys and neighborhood essentials across the city, it is not a chronicle of the 'it' places of the moment (also see the Brunch Heat Map and the Cocktail Heat Map). Thus, we offer the Eater Heat Map, which will change on a regular basis to always highlight where the foodie crowds are flocking to at the moment. It's been a few months since we've updated the Heat Map and a slew of hot spots have opened so brace yourself for a lot of eating out.
01/13/12: Added: Bar Toma, Tavernita, Acadia, Yusho, Slurping Turtle, 2 Sparrows, Vera, Goosefoot, Barrelhouse Flat, Jam
10/6/11: Added: Pump Room, MorSo, Michael Jordan's Steakhouse, Native Foods Cafe, Lao Hunan
9/6/11: Added: Telegraph, Autre Monde, Rustic House, Jin Thai, Roka Akor, Al Dente
7/11/11: Added: Tribute, The Black Sheep, Marmalade, Studio Paris, NoMI Kitchen, Roots Handmade Pizza, Perennial Virant
5/16/11: Added: Next, Aviary, Bite Cafe, The Bedford, GT Fish & Oyster, Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar, Real Kitchen
4/4/11: Removed: Davanti Enoteca and Arami were moved to the Eater 38.
3/23/11: Added: Paris Club, Hubbard Inn, Fish Bar, Due Lire, Bistronomic, iNG
1/7/11: Added: Maude's, Leopold, The Florentine, Grahamwich, Owen & Engine
Have any suggestions? Any vital omissions? Leave 'em in the comments.