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Sugar Rush: Rhubarb Four Ways at Jean Georges

Sugar Rush Niko Triantafillou 1 comment

Jean Georges has their own unique convention for serving plated desserts. You choose from a menu of three or four themes based on either a season or an ingredient, like spring, chocolate, or citrus. Then you receive a large plate with four different takes on that theme. Any one of the four could serve as the sole plated dessert at most good restaurants. More

We Chat With Anthony Ricco of Spice Market

Jacqueline Raposo 4 comments

How does Anthony Ricco cope with the pressure of making a thousand people a day at Spice Market? "I'll bury myself in the wok. When you have to cook 200 to 300 fried rice plates a night, there's nothing you can do for those hours but cook. Personal issues, home problems—nothing else matters." More

12 Spots in New York Where Tourists Should Go

The Serious Eats Team 16 comments

As we've seen, there are some tourist-frequented spots that really do serve good food. But where do we think tourists should go? Here are a dozen places that we think visitors to our fair city shouldn't miss. (Pizza, bagels, burgers, Italian-American spots, picks for Food Network and Top Chef fans, and the best way to get into great restaurants for less cash—it's all here.) More

Afternoon Tea: The Mark

Afternoon Tea Kathy YL Chan 1 comment

Afternoon Tea at The Mark, a Jean-Georges restaurant, is a quiet and precious affair. It's $40 per person for the full tea service, though you may opt for only savory or sweets, at $22 each. Tea is served daily from 3:00-5:00pm and reservations are recommended, to seats on the plush hotel couches. Whether you're alone or with friends, each person is presented with individual three-tier trays. More

SWEET 2010: The Top Five Desserts

Kathy YL Chan 2 comments

[Photographs: Greg Takayama] Saturday night was nothing but a decadent sugarfest at SWEET, now in its third year running. (Look back on 2008 and 2009, if these aren't enough sweets for you!) This year brought old favorites along with new... More

The Art of the Lunch Deal: Jean Georges

Art of the Lunch Deal Nick Solares 12 comments

Jean Georges 1 Central Park West, New York NY 10023 (map); 212-299-3900; jean-georges.com Service: Effusive Setting: A wonderful room, especially at lunch when the light streams in Compare to:Eleven Madison Park, Daniel, Per Se The Deal: 2 courses for... More

Serious Deal: Perry Street

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Perry Street 176 Perry Street, New York NY 10014 (at West Street; map); 212-352-1900; jean-georges.com Setting: Modern, sophisticated restaurant Setting: Precise, professional, and friendly Must Haves: Fried chicken The Deal: $35 for three or four courses (menu changes weekly)... More

Jean-Georges Feels Yuletide, Makes Prix-Fixe Meals Cheaper

Erin Zimmer Post a comment

Jean-Georges Vongerichten doesn't want us penny-pinching diners to fear the white tablecloth meals this holiday season. In a blog post titled "My Gift To You This Season," he says: "I'm offering prix-fixe lunch for $24 and prix-fixe dinner for $35... More

The Greatest Dining Bargain in the World

Ed Levine 4 comments

You might think I'm jumping on the bandwagon yapping about the ridiculously cheap weekday lunch at Jean Georges, but if I am, I'm jumping on my own bandwagon. Last year I told you about the $14 a course midday repast... More

Is There Such a Thing as a 4 Star Bargain?

Ed Levine 5 comments

Here's an interesting question for you. Is there such a thing as a four star bargain? We all know about the terrific informal eating bargains around the city and the entire country for that matter: the Gray's Papaya Special; two... More

The Biggest Dining Bargain in NYC Right Now

Ed Levine 2 comments

My friend Maurizio, who loves fine dining more than hot dogs (I forgive him), told me that recently he's been eating lunch twice a week at Jean-Georges. Now Maurizio is not a rich guy, nor does he have a lot... More

Michelin madness

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I went to the ridiculous party Michelin threw for its new New York Red Guide to hotels and restaurants. There were lots of chefs there. In typically haughty French fashion, the invitation requested we wear ties (I'm surprised they didn't... More

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