About a month ago I posted a request for dining recommendations for four nights in New York. Based upon chowhound advice and my own reading, last week we flew to New York from Los Angeles and ate at Babbo, Le Bernardin, Bouley Bakery and Grammercy Tavern. We got lucky with the weather (18 degrees and sunny hey at least it wasnt snowing) and pretty lucky with the food too.
All in all, we were very pleased with meals that we had. Our favorite meal (hands down) was at Le Bernardin and our least favorite was Bouley Bakery. I wouldnt say that we found New York restaurants to be cheap by any means, but we felt from a price value standpoint they were very reasonable. Our meals were from $180 at Babbo to $350 at Le Bernardin. The wine choices were universally more varied than in Los Angeles and I was particularly pleased with the wine prices, especially at Babbo and Grammercy Tavern.
I have posted the reviews in individual files because theyre kind of long.