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Salinas, 1 212/776-1990, 136 Ninth Avenue Why go: Chef Luis Bollo has emerged as one of America’s finest interpreters of modern Spanish cuisine—without the molecular gimmickry—both at the tapas bar up front and in the dining to the rear. Excellent Spanish wine and sherry list. What to eat: Suckling pig with grilled quince Take note: In good weather the roof rolls back, transforming the dining room into an al fresco patio.
Lincoln Ristorante, 1 212/359-6500, 142 West 65th Street Why go: Located in a fabulous glass building right on Lincoln Center’s plaza, this glamorous Italian restaurant is headed by Chef Jonathan Benno, formerly chef de cuisine at Per Se. His cooking refines tradition with thrilling panache. Plenty of celebrities visit, particularly those appearing in productions at the opera, theatre or ballet nearby. What to eat: Tortelloni with Nettles Take note: There’s an actual New York City park on ...
Lincoln Ristorante, NYC at Lincoln Centre
Boulud Sud, 1 212/595-1313, 20 West 64th Street Why go: Master Chef Daniel Boulud pours all his love for Provençal and Mediterranean cuisine into this jovial, beautifully illuminated and casually chic locale that resembles Rick’s Café Americaine in the film Casablanca. What to eat: Harissa-spiced grilled lamb sided with Algerian eggplant Take note: The restaurant is adjacent to the chef’s charcuterie-driven Bar Boulud and his quick bites and pastry shop L’Épicerie, with the city’s best cr...
Boulud Sud, NYC