When Tito met Sally—former Le Bernardin hands Rahman and Chironis join forces on a modern midtown bistro. Kitchen turns out fine French with global accents. Signature risotto of wild snails a... read more
Third-generation pastry chef François Payard fills a void on the southern end of Greenwich Village with this ultra-high end bakery. Covers the basics well—madeleines, macaroons, the be... read more
French riff on the classic American lunch counter. Gets things wrong in an endearing way, a la Jerry Lewis. Example: bacon-cheeseburger sausage hot dog, combo-sized with warm lentils and frisee. Fa... read more
Soaring bi-level space inside the Carlton Hotel retains classic original skylight, mosaic floor, mahogany bar. Versatile venue welcomes the hoi polloi to the downstairs lounge, with wine bar and li... read more
English is French. Eligible bachelor bounces back with versatile brasserie in the InterContinental. Sleek main dining space augmented by private rooms, lounge, market and café. Serves all th... read more
Frederick Lesort meets the Smyth. Hotel restaurant is something like a corporate idea of a French farmhouse. Rustic wood and leather to warm up big, modern space. Kitchen keeps with the South of Fr... read more
The Momofuku empire expands north with well-vetted Ssäm Bar toque Tien Ho at the helm. Franco-Vietnamese cuisine, squid salad and bánh mì for the business set. Bustling "green" (... read more
Ideal Soho date spot: jewel box, BYOB, fondue pots. Nothing expresses the ineffable like a cauldron of bubbling cheese. Second venture from La Sirene chef and Parisian fondue vet Didier Pawlicki. E... read more
Bistro 2.0. Tartines, classic French open-faced sammies, infiltrate a part of the city usually reserved for panini. Authenticity assured by rustic sourdough loafs flown in from Parisian bakery Poil... read more
The café arm of G-Point's Brooklyn Standard and Papacitos. Chef Cody Utzman takes inspiration from the bar tabacs of Burgundy, serves up casual fare with a French accent. Self-service scene,... read more
Jean-Georges Vongerichten's comfy French in the revamped Mark Hotel, inspired by the country cooking of the star chef's childhood. Pastoral black truffle brieburger, buckwheat fettucine, foie gras ... read more
Cozy Sutton Place townhouse serving bistro classics. Serious classics: think escargot, pâté, cassoulet, and sole meuniere. Expand your culinary horizons with parmentier, a beef cheek s... read more
Warm West Village Franco-Italian with female flair. Two lady chefs, late of Jarnac and Babbo, reincarnate Café de la Gare, where they were formerly owner and sous. Classic, fusion-adverse me... read more
Nolita day club embraces the west side with entry into The Jane Hotel. Same menu carries over, French and Moroccan faves. Baked eggs with smoked salmon, orange blossom waffles, Moroccan couscous, c... read more
Eiffel Tower on the marble bar reinforces "Little Paris" aspirations. Neighborhood bistro boasts dual real-deal French chefs, turns out the classics like steak tartate, coq au vin, and onion soup. ... read more
Nabe fave bistro for upper-crust Upper East Siders. Sleek, refurbished interior with arched ceiling and walls embedded with old-timey, rustic tools. True to Boulud obsessions, pricey menu gets a... read more
Le Cubain 2.0 takes on the owner's name, prepares for global launch. LES flagship full of bustling brasserie charm, complete with black and white tile floors, crimson banquettes, and wooden caf&ea... read more
It worked better the first way: Steak Frites gets back to basics after Union Prime fail. Interior's been toned down, now rocking earthy colors, warm lighting, generic wood tables. Service can be sp... read more
No longer a place for freelancers to work and loiter (see the "no laptop" sign) unless you've come for the food. Formal dining room in the rear, casual café in the front, garden way back. D... read more
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