In 1986, sibling owners Maguy and Gilbert Le Coze opened Le Bernardin in New York after finding phenomenal success with their flagship restaurant in Paris, established in 1972. The duo won numerous accolades at the helm of this culinary destination, and it has continued to thrive under Chef Éric Ripert, named executive chef in 1994. Seafood has been the inspiration behind the menu at Le Bernardin since its conception. The tasting menu takes diners through courses filled with delicacies like Osetra caviar, Dungeness crab, Lobster Tail, and Black Bass. Patrons can also enjoy delectable small plates and handcrafted cocktails from the lounge if they wish to do so.
Blue Ribbon Brasserie is an obligatory stop for food connoisseurs in the city. While the wildly popular restaurant now has several locations, the flagship location will always hold a special place in New Yorkers' hearts, particularly fans of the late-night dining scene. Blue Ribbon Brasserie welcomes diners until the early hours of the morning, creating a warm and welcoming ambience with low lighting and details like velvet upholstery. Sample the best comfort food you've ever eaten, savor remarkably fresh seafood, and enjoy classic mains like the hangar steak with wild mushrooms or roasted duck club. There's something to be said for American dishes done right at Blue Ribbon Brasserie.
This elegant restaurant is an all rounder. The ambiance is soft and perfect for fine dining. Staff and service is very professional and attentive. While dining here, do not miss out on trying out from the wide selection of about 500 wines available from around the globe. Known for its Pastas, some of the other dishes worth trying are Burrata, Fiocchi con Formaggio with pear and the Pollo alla Martini. Also, host a private event or gathering here, the catering is great. Visit the website for more information.
Chateau of Spain offers exquisite Spanish cuisine with an elegant dining experience. The interiors are tastefully decorated with soft lights, wooden furniture and artistic paintings. The extensive use of wood sets the tone of the the decor in whole. Delicious and garnished beautifully, the food promises to capture the essence of Spanish cuisine. The menu has an eclectic assortment of Spanish delicacies along with a few Portuguese culinary delights as well. The place is perfect for intimate family lunches, birthday parties or grand wedding dinners. Whatever be the occasion, Chateau of Spain restaurant promises to deliver a dining experience to cherish forever.
Masa, located in the Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle is a thoroughly unique dining experience. There are no windows. There is no menu. You order a specialty cocktail made with top-shelf ingredients, then Chef Masa Takayama, just inches away, goes to work on a three-hour multi-course meal of the most mouthwatering, heart-melting sushi. But the fact that Masa is one of a microscopic few non-French establishments to be awarded The New York Times' coveted four star honors is evidence that being at the chef's mercy can only be a great thing. A step into Bar Masa next door is also worthwhile.
Nestled in the greens of the Crystal Springs Resort, Restaurant Latour offers an elegant space to spend the evening while gorging on tantalizing American fares. The executive chef Timothy Fischer loves surprising his guests with a new menu every season, to highlight the time's best ingredients. Their wine cellar, housing over 9,000 wine brands, have won accolades by Wine Spectator. If you have a hitch in selecting the best wine to complement your food, sommelier Suzanna Lerescu and her assistant Samantha Shaw are always ready to help you out. Guests can enjoy a prix fixe meal at USD125.
While visiting Wayne, if you are craving for some sizzling hot meat, drop in at Wayne Steakhouse. The restaurant takes pride in serving steaks made from USDA Prime Dry-Aged Beef. Those who would love to complement their meal with a delectable wine or beer, can bring along one of their own. Guests can also choose to relish their delightful meal on the breezy patio. For a change from all the steak, devour on some fresh seafood at the raw bar.
Biblioteca, Sala da Pranzo and Cucina Rustica are some of the cozy, Italian-style dining spaces Portobello offers to those who wish to savor authentic Sicilian flavors in the heart of Oakland. All its dining halls are ornately decorated with wooden and tiled floors, regal sitting booths, dainty chandeliers and quaint lamps that lend it a soothing character. Menu includes a wide array of Italian preparations, sushi and fine wines.
W’s Grill is a casual restaurant and sports bar that serves some amazing food and drinks. In the company of your friends, enjoy your favorite game shows all day on their Flat screen TV’s, while sipping on your favorite drinks. They have an extensive food menu and serve juicy burgers, freshly made soups, thin crust pizza, salads and sandwiches. For a heavier meal one can opt for seafood, steak and chicken dishes. They have a fine selection of beer and premium liquor that can be accompanied with meals. The place is ideal for families with children too, and they serve a variety of kid-friendly meals like tasty fries, chicken fingers, Mac & Cheese and Ice Creams. The venue can hosts private events, bridal showers, birthday parties, corporate meetings and business functions.