New York Michelin Starred Restaurants

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  1. von Rothbart

    von Rothbart Senior member

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    Michelin 2010 NYC Michelin Starred Restaurants

    1 Star:
    Adour
    Annisa
    Anthos
    Aureole
    A Voce (new)
    Blue Hill
    Bouley (new)
    CafÃ[​IMG] Boulud
    Casa Mono (new)
    Convivio (new)
    Del Posto
    Dressler
    eighty one
    Eleven Madison Park (new)
    Etats-Unis
    Gotham Bar and Grill
    Gramercy Tavern
    Insieme
    Jewel Bako
    Kajitsu
    Kyo Ya
    L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon
    Marc Forgione (new)
    Marea (new)
    Minetta Tavern (new)
    Oceana
    Perry Street
    Peter Luger
    Public
    Rhong-Tiam (new)
    River CafÃ[​IMG] (new)
    Rouge Tomate (new)
    Saul
    Seäsonal (new)
    Shalizar (new)
    SHO Shaun Hergatt (new)
    Soto (new)
    Spotted Pig
    Sushi Azabu
    Sushi of Gari
    Modern (The)
    Veritas
    WallsÃ[​IMG]
    wd~50

    2 Stars:
    Alto (new)
    Corton (new)
    Gilt
    Gordon Ramsay at The London
    Momofuku Ko
    Picholine

    3 Stars:
    Daniel (new)
    Jean-Georges
    Le Bernardin
    Masa
    Per Se

    Babbo is conspicuously absent. I think Dovetail deserves a star, and the deco/setting should set back Le Bernardin to 2 stars.
     


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    Batali's been hatin' on the French.
     


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    I remember when there were only a handfull of Michelin Star restaurants in the city. Alto, 2 stars, really?
     


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    Peter Luger? Really? Never been, but am surprised...
     


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    Peter Luger? Really? Never been, but am surprised...
    I remembering seeing his restaurant in a NY Times story about the city's best hamburgers. That's worth something.
     


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    Peter Luger? Really? Never been, but am surprised...

    It takes a lot of skill knowing when to flip a steak.
     


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    This list would make the most sense if you deducted one star from each category.


    - B
     


  8. StephenHero

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    I think Etats Unis is closed.
     


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    Daniel gets the bump apparently on the basis of an unimpressive (but needed) remodel job?
     


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    Had lunch at Jean-Georges today.

    *** meal.

    lefty
     


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    Michelin ratings are about as worthless as Zagats or yelp or JD Powers....

    Don't know of a city on planet with more than 2-3 useful restaurants (despite claims of locals or travel addicts)

    Would argue Bernardin consistently does best grub in town; convenient locale to Midtown offices

    Daniel has the most powerful crowd of regulars for both wkday business dinners or daily grub...prob more billionaires in room every nt than any restaurant in world....OK not great food...convenient to relevant offices and homes

    Per Se is just Laundry East but with far weaker produce (no access to CA produce in NYC) and same lack of creativity....too long a format for most business dinners...and/or non-hard core eaters

    Anything south of Bernardin is too B&T or infested w/penniless yuppies or underemployed trust fund kids
     


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    I think Dovetail deserves a star...

    I could not disagree more. I gave it two solid chances (I really wanted a decent local neighborhood destination without dropping below CPS -not counting JG and CC crew), and was seriously disappointed both times. The decor is also seriously lacking imo.

    Just checked... why did Etats-Unis close? Oh, the date pudding.... [​IMG]
     


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    Michelin ratings are about as worthless as Zagats or yelp or JD Powers....

    Don't know of a city on planet with more than 2-3 useful restaurants (despite claims of locals or travel addicts)

    Would argue Bernardin consistently does best grub in town; convenient locale to Midtown offices

    Daniel has the most powerful crowd of regulars for both wkday business dinners or daily grub...prob more billionaires in room every nt than any restaurant in world....OK not great food...convenient to relevant offices and homes

    Per Se is just Laundry East but with far weaker produce (no access to CA produce in NYC) and same lack of creativity....too long a format for most business dinners...and/or non-hard core eaters

    Anything south of Bernardin is too B&T or infested w/penniless yuppies or underemployed trust fund kids


    Greatest sock puppet/troll ever.
     


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    anyone been to Kajitsu before? Been meaning to try it out at some point...haven't had the chance or the occasion yet.
     


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    It takes a lot of skill knowing when to flip a steak.
    I don't know if you are being sarcastic or not...
     


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