With the rise of foodie culture and interest in all things culinary, the world’s best chefs have developed a bit of a rock-star following. And, not surprisingly, a great many of them have set up shop in the center of it all — New York City.
No matter what kind of dishes or dining experience you’re after, some of the biggest names in the culinary world can deliver. Here’s but a bite-sized sample of some of the best eateries featuring celebrity chefs in the city.
For nearly 20 years Daniel Boulud’s New York City eatery has been serving up top-notch French food in the Upper East Side. This cozy Michelin-starred restaurant bases its menu on tradition, seasonal ingredients, veggies grown in the on-site garden and the culinary flavors of the world.
Charlie Palmer at the Knick
Located in the heart of Manhattan and with an incredible view of Times Square, Charlie Palmer at the Knick is located in the beautifully restored Knickerbocker hotel. Palmer and company’s focus is “honest American cuisine,” with ingredients from the north Atlantic, Hudson Valley and beyond. Grab some of their pre-theater fare or stick around for Palmer’s unique take on dishes such as beef strip loin, the classic Burger, the Caesar salad and much more, all with an impressive global wine list.
Lauded chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s eponymous hotel has been wowing guests for two decades with dishes built on local and seasonal ingredients, many of which feature perfectly cooked and seasoned seafood from the best nearby sources. This three Michelin-starred eatery has foodies flocking to get a reservation when they’re in town —don’t miss out.