Swiss chef Daniel Humm mans the kitchen at this vast Art Deco jewel, which began life as a brasserie before evolving into one of the city’s most rarefied and progressive eateries. The service is famously mannered, and the room among the city’s most grand. But the heady, epic tasting menus are the true heart of Eleven Madison Park, a format that spotlights Humm’s auteur instincts. Tableside flourishes are part of the fun: Look out for even more dazzling showmanship—including one dish presented by way of a sleight-of-hand trick.
Modern, sustainable, with thoughtful presentation and a heightened focus on freshness—the best American restaurants in NYC are all that and more. The city’s top New American eateries include acclaimed fine dining restaurants, farm-to-table restaurants and vegetable-forward upstarts, with kitchen teams making regular use of the best farmers’ markets in NYC. From seasonable New York pizzas to affordable tasting menus, these are the best New American restaurants in New York City.
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