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Morimoto Has Officially Entered the Ramen-Ya Fray

Momosan Ramen & Sake

Posted on Dec 8, 2015 in Hottest Newcomers, Reviews

If you’re not a fan of fuss, you won’t have the patience for Gabriel Kreuther. But if you can still appreciate the glories of fine dining — the merits of many courses, tableside theatrics and luxe ingredients — Kreuther’s namesake eatery in the heart of midtown is an absolute must this fall…

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The Surf’s Finally Up at Pizza Beach on the Lower East Side

Pizza Beach

Posted on Dec 8, 2015 in Hottest Newcomers, Reviews

If you’re not a fan of fuss, you won’t have the patience for Gabriel Kreuther. But if you can still appreciate the glories of fine dining — the merits of many courses, tableside theatrics and luxe ingredients — Kreuther’s namesake eatery in the heart of midtown is an absolute must this fall…

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TEISUI Serves NYC’s First Yakitori Omakase

TEISUI

Posted on Dec 8, 2015 in Hottest Newcomers, Reviews

If you’re not a fan of fuss, you won’t have the patience for Gabriel Kreuther. But if you can still appreciate the glories of fine dining — the merits of many courses, tableside theatrics and luxe ingredients — Kreuther’s namesake eatery in the heart of midtown is an absolute must this fall…

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Nix – First Bite

Nix

Posted on Dec 8, 2015 in Hottest Newcomers, Reviews

If you’re not a fan of fuss, you won’t have the patience for Gabriel Kreuther. But if you can still appreciate the glories of fine dining — the merits of many courses, tableside theatrics and luxe ingredients — Kreuther’s namesake eatery in the heart of midtown is an absolute must this fall…

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John DeLucie Breaks Free of The Crown Group With Bedford & Co.

Bedford & Co.

Posted on Dec 8, 2015 in Hottest Newcomers, Reviews

If you’re not a fan of fuss, you won’t have the patience for Gabriel Kreuther. But if you can still appreciate the glories of fine dining — the merits of many courses, tableside theatrics and luxe ingredients — Kreuther’s namesake eatery in the heart of midtown is an absolute must this fall…

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Inside dinnertable, NYC’s First “Reverse Speakeasy”

Posted on Apr 13, 2016 in First Bite, Hottest Newcomers, Restaurant Spotting

There’s nothing ostensibly clandestine about the goings-on at The Garret East. Make your way through the (well marked) doors, and you’ll find the music pumping, the crowds bumping and everyone drinking; in perfectly plain sight. But if — perhaps in a boozy search for the bathroom — you happen to stumble your way past an inconspicuous curtain, you’ll be confronted with a single, discreet buzzer on a wall, enigmatically demanding that you “Push For Food.”

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Impero Caffe – First Bite

Posted on Apr 12, 2016 in First Bite, Hottest Newcomers, Reviews

It’s crazy how things change in just a few years. I remember when the area north of Madison Square in New York, now famously referred to as NoMad, was a haven for nothing more than fake handbags. Now, it’s not only a hotel destination, but also a restaurant destination. But the newest entry to the NoMad’s food scene was a surprise to me. I was waiting around for Scott Conant to open his long-awaited, eponymous new eatery, Conant…

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Thanks to Lilia, Brooklyn Is No Longer a No-Reservation Zone

Lilia

Posted on Dec 8, 2015 in Hottest Newcomers, Reviews

If you’re not a fan of fuss, you won’t have the patience for Gabriel Kreuther. But if you can still appreciate the glories of fine dining — the merits of many courses, tableside theatrics and luxe ingredients — Kreuther’s namesake eatery in the heart of midtown is an absolute must this fall…

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Paris Import Le Coq Rico is Flying High in Flatiron

Le Coq Rico

Posted on Dec 8, 2015 in Hottest Newcomers, Reviews

If you’re not a fan of fuss, you won’t have the patience for Gabriel Kreuther. But if you can still appreciate the glories of fine dining — the merits of many courses, tableside theatrics and luxe ingredients — Kreuther’s namesake eatery in the heart of midtown is an absolute must this fall…

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Restaurant Spotting: Indian Accent

Indian Accent

Posted on Dec 8, 2015 in Hottest Newcomers, Reviews

If you’re not a fan of fuss, you won’t have the patience for Gabriel Kreuther. But if you can still appreciate the glories of fine dining — the merits of many courses, tableside theatrics and luxe ingredients — Kreuther’s namesake eatery in the heart of midtown is an absolute must this fall…

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John Fraser 86’s Meat at His Newest Restaurant, Nix

Nix

Posted on Dec 8, 2015 in Hottest Newcomers, Reviews

If you’re not a fan of fuss, you won’t have the patience for Gabriel Kreuther. But if you can still appreciate the glories of fine dining — the merits of many courses, tableside theatrics and luxe ingredients — Kreuther’s namesake eatery in the heart of midtown is an absolute must this fall…

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Spring 2016 NYC Restaurant Preview

Posted on Mar 21, 2016 in Best Of, Hottest Newcomers, Restaurant Spotting

With splashy openings like La Sirena & Pasquale Jones, New York’s winter restaurant season was a lot more fruitful than most. But there are even more debuts to look forward to this spring, such as a New Nordic eatery in Grand Central Station, from Noma co-founder, Claus Meyer, an out-of-Philly establishment from celeb chef, Jose Garces…

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Restaurant Spotting: Bottle & Bine

Bottle & Bine

Posted on Dec 8, 2015 in Hottest Newcomers, Reviews

If you’re not a fan of fuss, you won’t have the patience for Gabriel Kreuther. But if you can still appreciate the glories of fine dining — the merits of many courses, tableside theatrics and luxe ingredients — Kreuther’s namesake eatery in the heart of midtown is an absolute must this fall…

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David’s Cafe is Ready for Its Close-Up

Posted on Feb 16, 2016 in First Bite, Hottest Newcomers, Restaurant Spotting, Reviews

It seems you gotta have a gimmick if you wanna get ahead in the East Village nowadays. David Chang & Brooks Headley face off with their cheffy takes on greasy fast food favorites. There are even media perennials, such as Harry & Ida’s, and its well-Instagrammed pastrami sandwich. And if the newly opened David’s Café has anything to say about it, it will soon become the poster child of over-the-top poutine…

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Inside Acme’s Unexpected Culinary Revamp

Acme

Posted on Dec 8, 2015 in Hottest Newcomers, Reviews

If you’re not a fan of fuss, you won’t have the patience for Gabriel Kreuther. But if you can still appreciate the glories of fine dining — the merits of many courses, tableside theatrics and luxe ingredients — Kreuther’s namesake eatery in the heart of midtown is an absolute must this fall…

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Our Winter Restaurant Preview – 2016

Posted on Jan 28, 2016 in Hottest Newcomers, Restaurant Spotting

Currently contending with those post-holiday blahs? Rest assured that there’s plenty of light on the horizon, in the form of seriously exciting, in-the-works restaurants — from an off-the-wall burger joint from the acclaimed April Bloomfield, to a fast-casual spot (believe it or not!) from the distinguished EMP team…

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Wildair – Review

Wildair

Posted on Dec 8, 2015 in Hottest Newcomers, Reviews

If you’re not a fan of fuss, you won’t have the patience for Gabriel Kreuther. But if you can still appreciate the glories of fine dining — the merits of many courses, tableside theatrics and luxe ingredients — Kreuther’s namesake eatery in the heart of midtown is an absolute must this fall…

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A Look Back at the Best Restaurants of 2015

Posted on Dec 8, 2015 in Hottest Newcomers, Reviews

If you’re not a fan of fuss, you won’t have the patience for Gabriel Kreuther. But if you can still appreciate the glories of fine dining — the merits of many courses, tableside theatrics and luxe ingredients — Kreuther’s namesake eatery in the heart of midtown is an absolute must this fall…

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Sadelle’s – Review

Posted on Dec 15, 2015 in Hottest Newcomers, Reviews, RG's Favorites

Smoked fish with a schmear on bagels and babka. Doesn’t exactly sound sexy, right? That’s what I was thinking when I contemplated venturing to Sadelle’s on a recent Saturday night. But the lure of dinnertime caviar service at a cool, new downtown spot was just too strong a pull to turn down. Because while it may sound surprising, caviar options are few and far between. Afterall, caviar’s not exactly lowbrow…

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Gabriel Kreuther – Review

Gabriel Kreuther

Posted on Dec 8, 2015 in Hottest Newcomers, Reviews

If you’re not a fan of fuss, you won’t have the patience for Gabriel Kreuther. But if you can still appreciate the glories of fine dining — the merits of many courses, tableside theatrics and luxe ingredients — Kreuther’s namesake eatery in the heart of midtown is an absolute must this fall…

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