In NY for Frieze? We recommended you so much beauty to see and now we want to take care of your appetite too! So, after all that walking, here’s where to stop to eat something special
THE LOBSTER CLUBWHERE: The Seagram Building, 98east 53rd street, New york 10022.
CUISINE: Japanese, Sushi, Teppanyaki.
WHY: The Lobster Club is the third and final Japanese Brasserie by Major Food Group in the Seagram building. The Club serves a broad cross-section of cuisine inspired by Japan — from tempura to gyoza to robata grills… It’s not traditional Japanese, the dumpling section has a shrimp har gow, a little more Cantonese-style dumpling, and a Tomahawk ribeye is rubbed with cumin and a Sichuan spice blend. The roll section includes a California roll, the one that was invented in Canada. FUN FACT: It is the only restaurant in America designed by renowned architect Peter Marino.
FRENCHETTEWHERE: 241 West Broadway,New York.
WHY: The menu is a mix of traditional and modern French. The steak and duck frites are excellent. The traditional bistro menu takes some challenging directions, with foie gras toast, pigs’ foot croquettes, watercress soup, Peconic snails with scrambled eggs and the escargot come in a pool of scrambled eggs A rotisserie burnishes chicken for two, lobsters, côte de boeuf and whole turbot. FUN FACT: “Frenchette” is the title of a song David Johansen recorded in 1978.
DIRT CANDYWHERE: 86 Allen Street between Grand and Broome Streets, New York.
CUISINE: Vegetarian, Vegan.
WHY: Dirt Candy isn’t exactly a healthy vegetarian restaurant, it’s good for a vegan who wants to satisfy his eyes and the tastebuds too. The menu changes based on the seasons and the chef’s mood. Recommended for those who want very tasty meal! FUN FACT: It became the first vegetarian restaurant in 17 years to receive two stars from the New York Times. Was recognized by the Michelin Guide five years in a row, and won awards from Gourmet Magazine, the Village Voice, and many others.
ANNICKAWHERE: 544 Manhattan Ave, New York.
CUISINE: American food
WHY: Opened by the people behind Greenpoint Beer and Ale Co. and North Brooklyn Farms, is a place where there’s something for everyone. A collaborative menu for vegetarians and carnivores, a place where you can eat grains and butcher’s steak! All seasonfood and as green as possible. To try: SPRING VEGETABLE & HOMINY, lemon herb broth, snap peas, asparagus & macadamia ricotta add homemade pork sausage. FUN FUCT: Annicka will serve exclusively New York made beer, cider, wine and spirits, showcasing innovative local producers.
LA RINA PASTIFICIO E VINOWHERE: 387 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205
CUISINE: Italian food.
WHY: LaRina features a menu made for sharing, with a vast drink selection. Food is made both in-house and imported from Italy. Silvia Barban is the italian chef and her menu is something divine! Her fresh pasta includes buckwheat shells, black bucatini and ruffled lemon-scented gigli that begs for a sauce of crab meat and cherry tomatoes. And much more… FUN FACT: There is an in house Pasta Shop where you can purchase any of their homemade pastas to take home!