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What Happens When, NYC

What Happens When Executive Chef: John Fraser Cuisine: Global, Fusion Neighborhood: Nolita Price: $58 prix fixe dinner, no alcohol is served pending a liquor license Address: 25 Cleveland Place, NY, NY 10012 Phone: 212-925-8310 Hours: CLOSED The dining scene in New York City, much like its residents, is capricious, competitive, and ever-evolving. It seems sometimes … Continue reading

City Hall, NYC

City Hall Executive Chef: Henry Archer Meer Cuisine: American Neighborhood: Tribeca Price: $20-25 entrées, sub $20 appetizers Address: 131 Duane Street, NY, NY 10013 Phone: 212-227-7777 Hours: Dinner Monday-Thursday 4pm-10pm, Friday 4pm-11pm, Saturday 5pm-11pm Brunch Saturday 10am-3pm Lunch Monday – Friday 10am-4pm Like most pre-war buildings in Tribeca, City Hall restaurant used to be a … Continue reading

Respite, NYC

Respite Cuisine: American Nouveau, Asian Fusion, Global Eclectic Neighborhood: Midtown East Price: Appetizers under $15, Entrées $15-$30 Phone: 212-755-2470 Address: 247 East 50th, NY, NY 10022 Hours: Kitchen Daily: 5pm-12am Bar Daily: 5pm-2am In the spirit of adventurous eating and meeting new people, Jen, Herman and I signed up for a dinner at Respite through … Continue reading

Foreign Cinema, CA

Foreign Cinema Chef: Gayle Pirie and John Clark Cuisine: California Cuisine, American Nouveau Neighborhood: Mission Price: $10-15 for brunch entrée Phone: -415-648-7600 Address: 2534 Mission Street,  San Francisco, CA 94110 Hours: Dinner – Monday – Thursday 6pm to 10pm, Friday – Saturday 5:30pm to 11pm, Sunday 5:30pm to 10pm. Brunch Saturday – Sunday 11am to … Continue reading

The Dutch, NYC

The Dutch Chef: Andrew Carmellini Cuisine: American Nouveau, American Traditional, Eclectic/Global Neighborhood: SoHo Price: $30-50 per person + drinks Phone: 212-677-6200 Address: 131 Sullivan St., NYC 10012 Hours: Daily 5:30pm-2:30am (breakfast, lunch, brunch coming soon) In late April, Andrew Carmellini’s The Dutch debuted its late night menu to the public, which was followed shortly after … Continue reading

Lure Fishbar, NYC

Lure Fishbar Chef: Josh Capon Cuisine: Seafood Neighborhood: Soho Price: $20-30 lunch entrees, there is a happy hour menu on Monday-Fridays 5-7PM Phone: (212) 431-7676 Address: 142 Mercer Street, NYC 10012 Located in the heart of Soho, Lure Fishbar is a landmark for pescaphiles (does that word exist?). It has a full raw bar, sushi … Continue reading

Bouley, NYC

Bouley Chef: David Bouley Cuisine: French Neighborhood: Tribeca Price: $125 tasting menu, $200 with wine pairing; there is also an à la carte version available with appetizers around $20 and entrées around $40 Phone: (212) 964-2525 Address: 163 Duane St, NYC 10013 I went to Bouley with two friends for one of Jen’s many birthday celebrations. … Continue reading