Eric Kayser puts New York in good standing with Paris, Tokyo, and Dubai by opening his 79th shop. Signature is the Baguette Monge—crusty on the outside, dense and oh-so-tasty on the inside. B... read more
Todd English and the Koch bros team up for small plate/large plate French extravaganza. Bi-level spread cut into the Holy Communion Episcopal Church, a.k.a. the Limelight. Wine bar first floor hook... read more
Chef Pierre Rougey of the French Culinary Institute heads up eclectic spot in the Flatiron. Colored Asian rugs, stacked bookshelves, and flea market paintings adorn space that flows from bar ... read more
Boho-French eatery picks up inspirations from as far afield as Thailand and Morocco. (The chef did time at EMP, and is happy to field questions as she works the wide-open grill). Steak Proven&cce... read more
Blue Bottle Coffee from San Francisco joined by Franco-Hungarian fare. Salami and cheese board, breakfast sandwiches, and quiches all lean hard on organic ingredients. Clean white walls and dark br... read more
No small matter indeed. Natty French bistro gets second life in prime location. White-on-white interior exudes Parisian elegance all the way. Classic south of France fare, plated family style (c&oc... read more
Former ballerina/nutrition expert/collector of fine things Mihoko Kiyokawa brings Franco-Japanese fare to the Flatiron. Tall ceilings, vivid artwork, gold-and-tan embroidered screens fill intimate ... read more
Third-generation pastry chef François Payard mixes it up in Columbus Circle with this ultra-high end bakery. Covers the basics well—madeleines, macaroons, the best baguettes you've eve... read more
Husband and wife duo bring fine fare to breezy 4th St. bistro. Floor-to-ceiling windows and intimate wooden tables, long bar’s good for a chat. New American, French menu sees rabbit pappardel... read more
Trendy spot bucks stodgy, traditional French dining. Painted tile floors and brick graffiti-covered walls, plus ironic Napoleon and Marie Antoinette iconography, give plenty of life to a tight corn... read more
Former Mercer Kitchen hand hangs his shingle with breezy Nolita space. Interior outfitted as an “industrial brasserie.” Café tables and chairs, whitewashed brick lit up by angula... read more
Casual brasserie spawned from Soho’s Jean Claude, adding Roman numerals and a bit more formality. Comfy space, bright color blocks on the walls and a vintage “Martini” mural over ... read more
EMP crew doubles down with fine dining at The NoMad Hotel. More rooms than a game of Clue, from skylit Atrium to Library café to château-rigged Fireplace room. Approach is more casual ... read more
Hip café just across the Westside Highway from the water. Exposed vents, concrete floors, brick walls make up warehouse-chic dining space. Brunch, lunch, and dinner menus drop the likes of s... read more
Third-generation pastry chef François Payard fills a void in Battery Park City with this ultra-high end bakery. Covers the basics well—madeleines, macaroons, the best baguettes you've ... read more
Chef Galen Zamarra gets all up in his grill with wood-fired showcase. Bank of pits and spits smoke out maximum flavor from top ingredients. Wood itself is locally sourced, running from apple and qu... read more
Mexican-based Americano group adds Latin accents to French fare along the "Chelsea Riviera." Crab tartine with jalapeño and lemon aioli, lobster with crème fraiche and quinoa, strip s... read more
London Terrace slot takes inspiration from La Prom. Alain Allegretti shifts into something more causal for his second NYC take on Nice. The French Riviera and regional Italian inform the cooking. C... read more
White-on-white Parisian glam of Bagatelle tweaked with red banquettes, large-scale portraits of ritzy folk. Signature dishes look back to France: tuna tartare, warm asparagus salad, steamed bass wi... read more
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