Are you looking for a unique culinary experience in New York City? Why not try the food of TV chefs? From fried chicken to French dishes with East Asian influences, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy celebrity cuisine in the Big Apple. Here are some of the best places to sample the creations of renowned chefs.
Gramercy Tavern- This modern, rustic restaurant has been a staple of the Flatiron district since 1994. It offers an elegant yet unpretentious atmosphere and serves up some of the best comfort food in the city. You can find bars, grocery markets, full-service restaurants (many with open kitchens) and quick-service counters.
Momofuku- Founded by chef David Chang in 1986, Momofuku is a collection of restaurants offering quick, casual fried chicken at Fuku and meals at other establishments around the world. Chang's kitchen is renowned for its delicious macaroni and vegetables, cornbread and fried chicken.
Le Bernardin- This exclusive restaurant opened modestly in Paris in 1972 and quickly earned a Michelin star.
When it opened its doors in Midtown New York three months later, it received an unprecedented four-star review from The New York Times. Today, Le Bernardin is one of the most acclaimed restaurants in the city.
Sushi Nakazawa- Chef Daisuke Nakazawa apprenticed to Sukiyabashi Jiro, one of the world's best sushi chefs, before opening his own restaurant in the West Village. Sushi Nakazawa offers an authentic Japanese experience with fresh sushi and other traditional dishes.
Sex and the City- This iconic Chinese fusion restaurant made its debut on the show Sex and the City. It's known for its opulent atmosphere and high-quality dishes, as well as its gigantic 34-person banquet table.
Jean Georges- This exclusive restaurant has earned a constellation of Michelin stars (three) and four stars from The New York Times.
It serves up French dishes with select East Asian influences.