Restaurant & Tasting Menu Find: Jungsik NYC x Dom Pérignon

Jungsik NYC - meltingbutter.com Restaurant Hotspot

At first glance, it’s easy to see that Jungsik NYC, a Michelin star-spangled transplant from Seoul is the city’s most refined haute-Korean restaurant experience. With impeccable service, a rarely seen “nouvelle” approach to Korean cuisine and an unruffled, crisp white linen-filled dining room, Jungsik oozes modern elegance from every angle. Young Executive Chef Yim Jung-sik […]

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Restaurant Find: Central Lima

Central Lima - meltingbutter.com Restaurant Hotspot

Central boasts one of the most considered menus in Peru. Each dish on the ever-changing 17-course degustation menu has been arranged by sea level and includes exotic delicacies from the Amazon Rainforest, which have been treated with the utmost culinary creativity and flair. A glass-enclosed open kitchen creates a quietly energized atmosphere where diners can […]

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The Curators: Michelin starred Chef Matt Lambert on NZ cuisine and his top 6 NYC restaurants

Chef Matt Lambert NYC - Melting Butter City Guide

(This article by Jenny Nguyen-Barron first appeared in ForbesLife. Click here to read the original) Oceanic cuisine is unmistakably trending in New York City right now. In the last year, the media has shone a flattering spotlight on the multitude of cleanly designed, produce-led restaurants and cafes that are beginning to inhabit many of the city’s streets. […]

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Treviso Restaurant Find: Alfredo

Treviso Restaurant Find: Alfredo | meltingbutter.com

You just can’t recreate the old world glamour of Alfredo Restaurant in Treviso’s old town. Enter via the dark-hued bar area that doubles as a vaguely illicit smoking room and enjoy an aperitif as you wait for your sharply suited waiter to come and collect you. The main dining room’s Art Nouveau style interiors appear […]

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San Sebastian Restaurant Find: Arzak

San Sebastian Restaurant Find: Arzak | meltingbutter.com

If you’re a serious food lover with a willingness to splurge on a meal you’ll remember for the rest of your life, Arzak in San Sebastian should be on your dine before you die list. Just be prepared to have you mind blown on multiple occasions during your dining experience by the flavours of each […]

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Restaurant Find: Brushstroke NYC

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Brushstroke is one of those restaurants you should take someone who you plan to seriously impress. The fact that Brushstroke is a collaboration between NYC fine dining legend David Bouley and Yoshiki Tsuji, who heads the Tsuji Culinary Institute in Japan will impress even before you sit down. Masters of each Japanese cooking technique are […]

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The Curators: Laurent-Perrier & Chef Brendan Cato Uncover the Most Indulgent Dining Experiences in Sydney

After a trip to Laurent-Perrier’s Sydney pop-up location The L-P Bar and a chat with its head chef Brendan Cato my mind kept wandering to those moments when we share champagne. These are the moments of pure indulgence that we pair with fine food and wine as we dine inside decedent restaurants. They don’t happen […]

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Restaurant Find: Degustation NYC

NYC HOTSPOT FIND: DEGUSTATION | meltingbutter.com

Spend the evening watching each dish from your degustation menu being prepared especially for you. You get everything you’d expect from a degustation here – creativity, delicacy, surprising and memorable flavours – except you pay $80 for 7 courses instead of $200. Best Bit: At Degustation, every table is a chef’s table. http://degustation-nyc.com/ Degustation NYC […]

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The Wolvesmouth Dining Experience – Where Food Meets Art

THE WOLVESMOUTH DINING EXPERIENCE – WHERE FOOD MEETS ART | meltingbutter.com

The phrase “dining experience” is one that you see thrown around in restaurant reviews all the time and we all think we know that it means until we get to have a real dining experience – like the one I was lucky enough to have last night with Wolvesmouth X NYC. Wolvesmouth is an underground […]

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Santorini Restaurant Find: Koukoumavlos

SANTORINI HOTSPOT FIND: KOUKOUMAVLOS | meltingbutter.com

KOUKOUMAVLOS, FIRA If you get that urge to splash out and spoil yourself, go to Koukoumavlos. They serve higher-end, extremely creative Greek cuisine with a huge, well-curated wine list. Best Bit: Order a bottle of the Drama Syrah 2004, Ktima Pavlidis – We have been searching high and low for this wine in NYC and […]

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