After paying $98 per person to secure your reservation at Reverence, you’ll be asked whether you want your five-course tasting menu to be protein or vegetable-focused. That’ll be as close to a menu as you’ll receive at this 18-seat chef’s counter in Harlem. After finding your name tag and sitting down, you’ll hear how all of the dishes are inspired by cuisines and ingredients from different parts of California. By far our favorite thing we’ve had here is a mound of creamy uni wrapped in zucchini and served with melted brown butter. While the two-plus-hour dinner could definitely be classified as fine dining, it never feels stuffy thanks to friendly chefs and servers who casually chat with you while making sure that your wine glass is never empty.
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Dinosaur BBQ isn’t the best barbecue you’ll ever eat. It is, however, our kind of dining establishment.
Few restaurants in this city feel as alive as Red Rooster in Harlem - the atmosphere is incredible.
Clay is an American restaurant in Harlem that’s perfect for a special-but-not-too-formal dinner with a date or your family.
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Westville East is a great utility spot, especially if you’re looking to eat something kind of healthy.
Clinton St. Baking Company
During brunch hours, it’s not uncommon for people outside Clinton Street Baking Company to wait two hours for the pure, fluffy cakes of ecstasy that this place is known for. We won’t join them…but we can’t blame them either.
The National is a seasonal restaurant and brasserie in Midtown with solid eats for all meals at prices that aren’t cheap but aren’t abusive.
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Manhatta is a prix-fixe restaurant on the 60th floor of a building in FiDi, and an ideal special occasion spot.
Daniel is a New York City fine dining classic. Save it for a special occasion and eat in the salon, where things are a bit more laid back.
Chef’s Table At Brooklyn Fare
Chef’s Table At Brooklyn Fare in Hell’s Kitchen serves a tasting menu that’s unlike anything else you’ll eat in NYC.
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