Peter Luger Steak House, NYC

Peter Luger Steakhouse Cuisine: American Traditional, Steakhouse Neighborhood: Williamsburg, Brooklyn Price: $75-100 per person Phone: 718-387-7400 Hours: Mon – Thu 11:45 am – 9:45 pm // Fri – Sat 11:45 am – 10:45 pm // Sun 12:45 pm – 9:45 pm Payment Options: Peter Luger Credit Card (duh), or bring wads of cash… or a … Continue reading

Family Recipe, NYC

Family Recipe Chef/Owner: Akiko Thurnauer Cuisine: Japanese, European, Asian Fusion, Small Plates Neighborhood: Lower East Side Price: $50 per person Address: 231 Eldridge Street, NYC 10002 Phone: 212-529-3133 Hours: Dinner: Mon – Wed 6:00-11:00pm, Thur – Sun 6:00pm-12:00am Brunch: Sunday 12:00-4:00 pm

Vinegar Hill House, NYC

Vinegar Hill House Chef: Brian Leth Cuisine: American Nouveau Neighborhood: Vinegar Hill, Brooklyn Price: $25 per person for brunch Address: 72 Hudson Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11201 Phone: 718-522-1018 Hours: Tue-Thu, 5:30pm-11pm; Fri-Sat, 5:30pm-11:30pm; Sun, 5:30pm-10:30pm; Mon, closed

Momofuku Ssäm Bar, NYC

Momofuku Ssäm Chef / Owner: David Chang Cuisine: Asian Fusion Neighborhood: East Village Price: $200 for the Bo Ssäm for your entire party (6-10 people) Phone: (212) 254-3500 Address: 207 2nd Ave, NYC 10003

New York City 2013 – The Michelin Guide

First, a warning. This post is not the complete Michelin Guide for New York; it is just an aggregation of the restaurants this blog has reviewed that made the newly released Michelin Guide for 2013. Jen and I have been extremely lucky to have had a chance to dine at these fine establishments and we … Continue reading

Atera, NYC

Atera Chef: Matthew Lightner Cuisine: New American, Molecular Gastronomy Neighborhood: Tribeca Price: $150 tasting menu, extensive wine/drink list Address: 77 Worth Street, NY, NY 10013 Phone: 212-226-1444 Hours: Tues-Sat 6pm-9:30pm

Le Bernardin, NYC – Lunch

Because we have covered Le Bernardin in several other posts, I won’t repeat myself, except to say that lunches here are just as exceptional in food and even more exceptional in value. You can get a $45 or a $70 menu, compared to the dinner choices that are over $100. My group went for the … Continue reading

NoMad, NYC

NoMad Chef: Daniel Humm Cuisine: New American Neighborhood: Gramercy Price: Snacks $9-16; Appetizers $16-24; Mains $20-37 Phone: 212-796-1500 Address: 1170 Broadway, NY, NY 10001