Cost: for a three-course lunch, Monday-Friday; for a three-course dinner, Monday-Friday This Keith Mc Nally bistro could have been cribbed from the Marais in Paris and repurposed on Bowery.
The delicate, leather-booth-filled dining room is full of yellow light and ambient noise, and the round trellised bar is stocked with a menagerie of obscure liquors.
Cemetery removals, which were common in 19 century Manhattan, were not a thorough process and inevitably some remains were left behind; the fragments found at the site during the 2006 excavations are believed to be from the Chrystie Street African Burial Ground. Roosevelt Park is named in memory of the burial ground.
The meat-heavy menu boasts a lamb bacon and chicory salad, warm bowls of pork-and-bean soup, and a venison tourtiere stuffed with pickled red cabbage and roasted turnips and beets.
If you’d still like to snag a table we suggest you make your reservations as soon as possible, while a few spots still have room. Until February 9, participating restaurants will offer three-course lunches for and three-course dinners for .
The price doesn’t include tax, gratuity, or beverages (and fancy upgrades like steak or truffle-infused pastas may cost extra).
But you knew there had to be a catch, and that’s a pretty reasonable one considering you’re going to eat like royalty in some of New York’s more fetching restaurants. So we’ve sorted through the pile to find the crème de la crème.
You’ve still got a bit of time to book a table at any one (or several) of our picks, which will guarantee a spectacular meal that Helmed by Michelin-starred chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, this spot serves nothing less than the freshest local ingredients available.