Bon Appétit! New York City

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Adour

2 East 55th Street

New York, NY 10022

(212) 710-2277

Ambiance

Adour juxtaposes timeless elegance with modern sophistication. It represents Alain Ducasse’s vision to create a wine-focused restaurant within a dynamic setting where food interacts with wine in an exquisite environment.

What to order

The Cookpot dish with seven different vegetables it is served in a beautiful porcelain cookpot, straight from oven to table. The Sea Urchin Homemade Pasta is simple yet flavorful.

Who comes here

Adour has played host to royalty, heads of state and celebrity diners like Madonna, Sean Penn and Eva Mendes.

Sweet Tooth

Pastry Chef Sandro Micheli’s delectable macarons.

Le Bernardin

155 W 51st St

New York, NY 10019

(212) 554-1515

Ambiance

Le Bernardin transports clients from the hustle and bustle of Midtown to an elegant and calming space that perfectly complements chef Eric Ripert’s delicate and exquisitely prepared French-inspired seafood.

What to order

The Pounded Tuna with layers of Yellowfin, foie gras, baguette, shaved chives and extra virgin olive oil or codfish with leek and grape parfait, caramelized endives and green peppercorn mariniere.

Who comes here

The clientele ranges from businessmen to couples to out-of-town visitors who come from miles away to dine at the famed Le Bernardin.

Sweet Tooth

We can’t resist the Egg – milk chocolate crème bruleé with caramel foam, maple syrup and Maldon sea salt.

La Petite Maison

13-15 West 54th Street

New York, NY 10019

(212) 616-9931

Ambiance

Set in the beautiful Rockefeller Townhouse, the restaurant feels as though it’s nestled in the South of France. Paintings of classic female icons complete the look.

What to order

The Burrata with heirloom tomatoes, Petite Farcis Nicois, artichoke salad and the Provençal fish soup are among the most popular dishes.

Who comes here

French fare fanciers looking for a delicious meal with impeccable service, including notables like Bill Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, Naomi Campbell, Sir Paul McCartney and Leonardo DiCaprio.

Sweet Tooth

Notorious for their white chocolate mousse but how could you not try the tiramisu or flan as well?

Daniel

60 East 65th Street

New York, NY 10065

(212) 288-0033

Ambiance

As one of only five Manhattan restaurants to have The New York Times’ coveted four-star rating as well as 3 Michelin stars, this elegant setting boasts a layer of new furnishings and finishes atop the restaurant’s grand neoclassical architecture.

What to order

As far as appetizers, the Trio of Arctic Char; for dinner, the Roasted Liberty Farm Duck Breast is a must.

Who comes here

With regulars like Charlie Rose, Barbara Walters, P. Diddy and Beyonce, their guest list reads like a who’s who of New York and international sophisticates.

Sweet Tooth

Our favorite is the Caramelized Hazelnut Crumble with dulce de leche cream.

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