Hirohisa

Hirohisa

Best Chirashi in NYC ”Hirohisa”

Hirohisa     73 Thompson St., New York, NY 10012  (212) 925-1613

Cuisine: Japanese Kappo

Neighborhood: Soho

Recommend Dishes: Chirashi Don $36

Occassion: I was here for lunch

Michelin: one star 2016

Note: Hirohisa is a Japanese Kappo-style restaurant in SoHo. They received their first Michelin star this year. Two of us had different Donburi for lunch. Ikura Don was great but we were both amazed by Chirashi Don. I must say it was one of the best Chirashi in NYC.

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Tamago Ankake

Chirashi came with soup, tsukemono and kobachi $38

Chirashi’s toppings:
Tachiuo from Oita Japan
Saba from Hakata Japan
Kawahagi from Long Island NY
Kinmedai from Shizuoka Japan
ArcticChar from Alaska
Uni from Hokkaido Japan
Akami from Spain
Ikura from Alaska
Unagi from North Callorina

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Per Se

Lovely Sunday at ”Per Se”

Per Se     10 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019  (212) 823-9335

Cuisine: French

Chef: Thomas Keller

Neighborhood: Upper West Side

Famous Dishes: Pear & Oyster

Occassion: I was here for lunch on Sunday

What I had: 5 course $205 ( service included )

Michelin: Three stars

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PEARLS ” “Sabayon” of Pearl Tapioca with Island Creek Oysters and Sterling White Sturgeon Caviar

SLOW POACHED HUDSON VALLEY MOULARD DUCK FOIE GRAS
Oat ”Crisp,” Bing Cherries, Hakurei Turnips Sicilian Pistachios and Frisée Lettuce
Served with Toasted Brioche

Some of salts are more than 130 years old. Assorted sea salts for above dish

for SLOW POACHED HUDSON VALLEY MOULARD DUCK FOIE GRAS

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Ai Fiori

Ai Fiori

Crudo di Passera : fluke crudo, american sturgeon caviar, meyer lemon

Ai Fiori       400 5th Ave. 2nd Level, New York, NY 10018   (212) 613-8660

Cuisine: French, Italian

Neighborhood: Midtown

Recommend Dishes: Trofie Nero. Crudo di Passera

Occassion: I was here for dinner

Michelin: one star 2016

Note: Everyone know Trofie Nero is a Bucket Dish at Ai Fiori but WOW Crudo di Passera-fluke crudo, american sturgeon caviar, meyer lemon was simple yet powerful. You should try it once. I don’t recommend steak 😦

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Trofie Nero
squid ink Lingurian crustacean ragu, seppia, scallops topped with spiced mollica

Vitello amish
veal chop “au four,” new potatoes, prosciutto, sage

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Aldea

Michelin one star ”Aldea”

Aldea      31 West 17th St., New York, NY 10011   (212) 675-7223

Cuisine: Spanish / Portuguese

Neighborhood: Flatiron

Recommend Dishes: SEA URCHIN TOAST

Seat: I recommend you to sit at open kitcken counter.

Occassion: I was here for dinner

Michelin: one star 2016

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SEA URCHIN TOAST 16
cauliflower purée, mustard seed, shiso, lime
($4 supplemental for Prix Fixe)

MADAI SNAPPER CRUDO cilantro, radish, grapefruit

Open Kitchen

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Stick With Me

Chocolate gift shop  ”Stick With Me”

Stick With Me    202A Mott St , New York, NY 10012  (646) 918-6336

Cuisine: Chocolate, Candy, Cake

Neighborhood: Nolita

Note: Stick With Me was created by a pastry chef from Three Michelin Star ”Per Se”. The place opened last Novembered on Mott street in Nolita, New York city. Each bon bon is $3.40. Those chocolates are great for gift.

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Marea

Lunch at ”Marea”

 

Marea      240 Central Park South, New York, NY 10019   (212) 582-5100 

Cuisine: Italian

Neighborhood: Midtown West

Recommend Dishes: TAGLIOLINI manila clams, calamari white wine, hot chilies. Uni lard toast. BOMBOLONI doughnuts

Occassion: I was here for lunch

Michelin: two stars 2016

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Tasting of three Crudo 🐟🐟🐟

SGOMBRO pacific jack mackerel, corn, horseradish, pea tendril. DENTICE pacific snapper prosciutto, celery, tomato. TONNO bigeye tuna, oyster crema, crispy artichoke

TAGLIOLINI manila clams, calamari white wine, hot chilies

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Semilla

Semilla
vegetable-forward restaurant ”Semilla”

Creamed English Pea Tart with ramp flowers

Semilla    160 Havemeyer St, Williamsburg, NY 11211       (718) 782-3474

Cuisine: American (New) / vegetable-forward

Neighborhood:  Williamsburg Brooklyn

What I had : 8 course $95  

Occassion: I was here for dinner

Michelin: one star 2016

From restaurant: We are a vegetable-forward restaurant. This means your evening’s menu will be vegetable-leaning with meat and/or fish playing alongside in a more supporting role. Ingredients are based solely on the best of what’s available from our farmers, and change upon season and inspiration. All seating is around an 18-seat central bar. Our communal-style dining is intended to provoke conversation and interaction at your will.

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Pattypan squash with peanuts and dried mint

Tomato with avocado and nasturtium

Potatoes with bok choy, squash blossom and curry

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