Michelin 2016 Stars for New York City

Two weeks ago, Ken and I attended the party to announce the 2016 Michelin Guide for NYC restaurants. We had such a great time last year (the party was at Gustavino’s and I recapped the event here). This year, the party was held at Manhattan Classic Car Club on Hudson, which was very fitting considering [...]

Let’s Eat Together at a Michelin-Starred Restaurant!

If you’ve been following my Michelin Monday posts, you can tell that I’m almost done with all of the 2010 Michelin-starred restaurants! I still need dining partners for the following restaurants – please e-mail me (gracenotesnyc at gmail dot com) if you’d like to eat with me…I promise we’ll have a good time! We can [...]

Schnitzel and Things

A while back, Gilt City had a promotion for Schnitzel and Things; they bought out the truck for a day of service and only Gilt City members could buy their schnitzel. For $5, you were able to choose between veal or chicken (and possibly a sausage combo) with sides – potatoes and sauerkraut (a pretty [...]

How to Make Wiener Schnitzel

After dining at Seasonal, I met with the chef, who agreed to teach me how to make their wiener schnitzel. Wiener schnitzel is very easy to make in large quantities and it’s actually very easy to make – Eddie shows me just how easy it is to make in this short video: The best way [...]

Seasonal Restaurant & Weinbar

At my company meeting last week, we had to introduce ourselves to the team and tell everyone our favorite restaurant in New York. We went around the room and everyone listed their favorite restaurant (I had never heard a lot of them so there are definitely a lot of new places to try!) One of [...]