Beautiful Restaurants. Artisanal Cocktails. It’s all part of NYCxDESIGN.
Let your palate take over at a select group of restaurants, curated by NYC & Company, for an NYCxDESIGN-inspired cocktail available for purchase during your design-filled schedules.
Winner of the 2015 James Beard Award for Best New Restaurant in America, Michelin-starred Bâtard continues Drew Nieporent’s commitment to Tribeca, in the space that housed Montrachet and Corton. Chef Markus Glocker’s modern European menu reflects his Austrian heritage and diverse experiences.
Hidden behind a functioning pawn shop, Beauty & Essex is a true gem on the Lower East Side and widely regarded as one of New York’s most beautiful restaurants. Head inside and past the two-story crystal chandelier and settle in the sumptuous banquet seating for celebrity chef Chris Santos’ signature menu of international small plates along with dry-aged steaks and raw bar offerings. Leave room for the restaurant’s equally decadent desserts.
Nobu Downtown, the flagship restaurant of Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, is a collaboration between Nobu, actor Robert De Niro, producer Meir Teper and restaurateur Drew Nieporent. Nobu draws upon his classical training at sushi bars in Tokyo and his life abroad and around the world to create a new trend in Japanese cuisine at his Financial District restaurant. The dishes make Nobu an innovator of new style Japanese food. The design by architect David Rockwell evokes the beauty of the Japanese countryside with its natural textures, birch trees, wood floors and a wall made of river stones.
Robert, located atop the Museum of Arts and Design, offers an expansive view of Columbus Circle, Central Park and Broadway. Celebratory, sexy and romantic, Robert is designed to allow for conversations on sofas in the central lounge area or seating for fine dining at the windows to enjoy the spectacular views. Robert’s modern twist on American cuisine evokes the design and taste of contemporary New York style. Menu items include pastas, lobster pot pie, rack of lamb and pan-roasted hake.
Acclaimed chef and restaurateur Tom Colicchio reflects on the cultural and culinary history of Lower Manhattan to serve a menu of quintessential New York City dishes at Temple Court. A decidedly American culinary sensibility informs his menu of seasonal flavors and classic cooking techniques. The dining room, set with rich, jewel-toned furnishings and antique accents, establishes Temple Court by Tom Colicchio as a one-of-a-kind setting for dining in Lower Manhattan.
The Sea Grill at Rockefeller Center is a stunning example of the very freshest oceanic delicacies, with ingredient-driven and locally sourced specialties. Continuously ranked among a handful of New York’s top seafood restaurants, the sublime cuisine and sleek, modern setting are highlighted by the spectacular views at this landmark location.
Tribeca Grill is co-owned by restaurateur Drew Nieporent and actor Robert De Niro. The Grill has become one of New York’s downtown restaurant landmarks, and executive chef Richard Corbo’s straightforward, savory and satisfying menu features dishes like roasted Colorado lamb loin and pappardelle with pork sugo. The Grill is also a wine destination featuring the world’s largest selection of Châteauneuf du Pape as well as many rare California Cabernets. With over 2,000 selections and a total of 25,000 bottles, Tribeca Grill’s wine list had made it one of only nine restaurants in New York to receive the Grand Award from Wine Spectator magazine.
Untitled is a contemporary American restaurant helmed by executive chef Suzanne Cupps and located in the Whitney Museum of American Art’s new Renzo Piano-designed building in the Meatpacking District. Light-filled and airy, adjacent to the High Line park and the Hudson River, Untitled is inspired by the seasons and the creative environment of the world-class museum that it calls home. Untitled is open for lunch, brunch and dinner, with a ground floor entrance on Gansevoort Street.