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Spare No Expense: Restaurants
This town was made for high rollers — just witness our mayor. If you've got it, here's where to flaunt it.
Big top: The dining room at Le Cirque.

Le Cirque 2000
Thanks to a new chef, this high-society circus is not only see-and-be-seen, but be seen with your mouth happily full.
455 Madison Ave., 212-303-7788

Alain Ducasse
The six-Michelin-star chef offers $160 prix-fixe dining in an extravagantly Art Deco cocoon of a room.
155 W. 58th St., 212-265-7300


The focus is on the food, not the scene, at Karen and David Waltucks' unforgettable TriBeCa dining room.
2 Harrison St., 212-966-6960


David Bouley's velvet-swathed, Klimt-decked Austrian homage is beautiful, fun, funny, and romantic.
30 Hudson St., 212-791-37710

Jean Georges

Nothing and no one at Jean Georges steals center stage from the wondrous creations of its extraordinary chef, Jean-Georges Vongerichten.
1 Central Park West, 212-299-3900

Peter Luger

New York's premiere steakhouse is known nationwide for its dry-aged beef, old-fashioned service, and sky-high prices.
178 Broadway, Brooklyn, 718-387-7400


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Photograph by Kenneth Chen.