77 Worth St., nr. Broadway; 212-226-1444
A polished and ambitious tasting atelier with a foraged-ingredient-focused, deceptively sophisticated menu with over twenty courses.
Eleven Madison Park
11 Madison Ave., at 24th St.; 212-889-0905
An elaborate prix fixe tasting extravaganza brought to you by the award-winning Daniel Humm, on its way to being an international dining destination.
Chef’s Table at Brooklyn Fare
200 Schermerhorn St., nr. Hoyt St., Boerum Hill; 718-243-0050
In-the-know diners flock to César Ramirez’s $255 tasting dinners served in a glorified bodega.
Time Warner Center
10 Columbus Cir., at 60th St.; 212-823-9335
A lavishly equipped kitchen lured the always-brilliant Thomas Keller out of his bucolic Napa Valley existence.
43 E. 19th St., nr. Park Ave. South; 212-780-0880
Tom Colicchio’s high-concept menu focuses almost obsessively on the raw materials.
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