The 14 Best Tasting Menus at NY Restaurant Week

Out of 380 to choose from, these ones are a cut above

By Shari Gab

The 14 Best Tasting Menus at NY Restaurant Week
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21 July 2017

Fellow fans of eating and bargains: New York Restaurant Week kicks off Monday.

For the uninitiated, that’s 26 straight nights of heavily discounted tasting menus at some 380 fabulous local restaurants.

Though the website is easy to navigate, your eyes will glaze over trying to scrutinize the lot of ‘em.

So we went ahead and winnowed it to down to the 14 most exceptional menus on offer.

Bon appétit.

Craft
Gramercy
Situation: Pretending to be healthy
Thing 1 not to be missed: Wagyu flank steak 
Thing 2: Black bass crudo with melon, ginger and cilantro 
Menu

Neta
West Village
Situation: Turnin’ Japanese-y
Thing not to be missed: Crispy chicken karaage
Thing 2: Black truffle umami donburi
Menu

Bedford & Co
Midtown East
Situation: Friendly dinner
Thing not to be missed: Gnudi with summer corn and cherry tomatoes
Thing 2: Lime panna cotta
Menu

Aureole Liberty Room
Theater District
Situation: Taking care of business
Thing not to be missed: Grilled veal chop
Thing 2: Pêche Melba
Menu

Charlie Palmer Steak New York
Midtown West
Situation: Getting the meat sweats
Thing not to be missed: Double R Ranch sirloin
Thing 2: Tomato gazpacho
Menu

Riverpark
Murray Hill
Situation: Group date
Thing not to be missed: Roasted branzino
Thing 2: Maple Brook Farm burattini
Menu

The Russian Tea Room
Midtown West
Situation: Being a tourist in your own town
Thing not to be missed: Boeuf a la Stroganoff
Thing 2: Vodka
Menu

BKW by Brooklyn Winery
Crown Heights
Situation: Date night
Thing not to be missed: Root beer-glazed pork ribs
Thing 2: Gazpacho
Menu

Jue Lan Club
Flatiron
Situation: Client outing
Thing not to be missed: Miso-glazed salmon
Thing not to be missed: Red velvet cake
Menu

Indochine
NoHo
Situation: Throwing it back to the ‘90s
Thing not to be missed: Spicy chicken
Thing 2: Vietnamese ravioli
Menu

Del Frisco’s
Midtown West
Situation: Entertaining out-of-towners
Thing not to be missed: Wagyu french dip
Thing 2: Strawberry cheesecake
Menu

Fig & Olive
Midtown
Situation: Fancy family dinner
Thing not to be missed: Paella del mar
Thing 2: Crostini tasting
Menu

La Pecora Bianca
NoMad
Situation: Lunch date
Thing not to be missed: LPB burger
Thing 2: Toscano
Menu

Le Cirque
Midtown East
Situation: Party time
Thing not to be missed: Lobster risotto
Thing 2: Crème brûlée
Menu

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