Chefs interpret so-called modern American cuisine in countless ways. Some mix in Asian influences while others are focused on using hyperlocal ingredients in serving farm-to-table fare. Celebrity chef David Burke has been going about it in his own creative approach for years.
At David Burke Tavern, the James Beard-winning chef dishes up signatures like his famous Clothesline candied bacon. Burke's contemporary approach can also be seen in whimsical dishes like the delicate lobster dumplings with spicy tomato and aged steaks served atop pink bricks of Himalyan salt. Order a cheesecake lollipop tree to end the meal.