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 of time on his hands. So what has possessed him to eat at one of NYC's great gastronomic temples so frequently? Jean-George's two-course $28 lunch.
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$28 for two courses at Jean-Georges? That's the fine dining equivalent of the Gray's Papaya Special of two hot dogs and a medium drink for $2.75.
According to Maurizio for each course they give you a choice of six items from the dinner menu. And each additional course is $14.
So instead of fighting the crowds for the privilege of eating a limited choice Restaurant Week lunch ($24.07 for the next two weeks, and Jean-Georges is not participating) head over to Jean-Georges, where the real deal best bargain lunch is being offered.
Jean-George, 1 CPW (between 59th and 60th Sts.) 212-299-3900
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