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Bistro Chat Noir

French Flavor, Southern Charm, and New York Romance at its Best   By Pamela Jacobs. With the warm, romantic atmosphere of a classic French bistro, one of the best locations in all of Manhattan, outstanding cuisine, and the unique blend of French expertise and Southern hospitality, Bistro Chat Noir is something very special.   Nestled…

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Bustan: A Modern Israeli Gem

  By Pamela Jacobs. Today, Israel is one of the world’s top dining destinations. With culinary night markets and highly acclaimed restaurants that rival the best in the world, the country’s food scene is on fire. And right here on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, Tuvia Feldman and her restaurant, Bustan, are serving modern cuisine to…

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Lavo’s Riviera Sundays

And Rocco Ancarola, Who Makes it all Possible   By Pamela Jacobs. It’s been called “One of the 10 Most Unique Dining Experiences in NYC,” and has hosted the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Jamie Chung, and Flo Rida. It’s part dinner theater, part dance party, part sexy theme soiree. It’s Riviera Sundays at LAVO, and…

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Dining in Wonderland aka. London

3 Extraordinary Culinary Experiences in London to Taste in 2016 By Norah Bradford. Like the literary character Alice, a visit to London offers many unique experiences and a few gastronomic rabbit holes into which—lacking good advice and information—a visitor can fall. On your 2016 visit to this iconic city, place these three dining opportunities at…

Artisanal Fromagerie & Bistro

New Chef, Classic Favorites By Elizabeth Darwen Artisanal Fromagerie & Bistro, a renowned French bistro and wine bar located on Park Avenue in Murray Hill, has launched a brand-new menu created by new Executive Chef John Creger. With the new menu, Chef Creger, formerly of Le Cirque and Grandisca, keeps the classic French dishes Artisanal…

Holidays as a State of Mind

Tips from the Entertaining Experts at OMAR’S By Claire Gilbertsen and Pamela Jacobs. Imagine a home away from home, tucked inside a downtown brownstone that offers fine dining without the wait and exclusive company. OMAR’S is a modern-day answer to the glory days of old New York, a private dining club for New York’s most…

Thank Outside the Box

3 Other Ways to Celebrate Our Favorite Food Holiday By Pamela Jacobs. For most people, Thanksgiving brings a reason to get together with family and an excuse to cook and eat copious amounts of food—all good things, of course. But there isn’t only one right way to celebrate the holiday. If you’re looking for something…

Holiday Classics With a Twist

By Pamela Jacobs. Some foods are a given during the holiday meals—turkey on Thanksgiving, latkes for Hanukkah, gingerbread cookies throughout the Christmas season. You rely on their comforting, tasty presence. But what if you want to shake things up a bit, serving your family and friends holiday classics that have been modernized and amplified? We…