Ambiance: Understated, bright and devoid of typical haute restaurant starchiness.
What to Order: Duck Breast Topped with Cracked Jordan Almonds.
Sweet Tooth: Caramelized Pineapple, Carrot Cake, and Molasses
Ambiance: A romantic spin on a French pastoral, complete with Impressionist paintings and candlelight.
What to Order: Chatham Codfish, Line Caught.
Sweet Tooth: Hot Valrhona Chocolate Soufflém with White Coffee Cloud and Chocolate Sorbet.
Ambiance: It’s all about the famed floral arrangements at this last bastion of Old French elegance.
What to Order: The Pike Quenelles Lyonnaise have been on the menu since 1962, and for good reason.
Sweet Tooth: Any of the soufflés, which are routinely named the best in New York.
Ambiance: Unabashed, beautiful opulence, but the food will allay any intimidation.
What to Order: Slow Baked Black Sea Bass with Syrah Sauce.
Sweet Tooth: Manjari Dacquoise.