Tavern on the Green

Re-Opening of Tavern on the Green

Tavern on the Green

Tavern On The Green   67TH STREET & CENTRAL PARK WEST, NYC 

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After two years of renovations and $38 million the NY icon Tavern On The Green has now re-opened in Central Park.
Last month, I came here for a business meeting with Jenny (MeltingButter) and my teammate, Kenta (Lord of the Fork). I took a cab from Bowery and OMG! A $30 cab ride! This is why I don’t eat up here that often, but I was amazed as soon as I walked in the building. They did such a great job!! The place is so gorgeous!! You walk through the bar to the dining room which is an open kitchen. The whole room is surrounded by sunny glass windows. Once I got past the beautiful surroundings, the downside was that I couldn’t find anything I really wanted to order…
After our order came to the table, I immediately thought there was not enough food for us. Jenny had a salad and tuna tartar. I ordered Japanese eggplant and tuna tartar. Her salad was so sad looking. It almost looked like a bowl of different grasses. I’m not kidding. After I saw Kenta’s burger I thought I should have ordered a sandwich. I then ordered a turkey sandwich for us  girls to share. This $17 sandwich was nothing special. Plus, the sandwich came with potato chips that I already had as a side with my tuna tartar. I was starting to think that this lunch was a disaster!!! Hopefully they have a better dinner menu.
I don’t post places that I rate under 3 of 5 hearts which means this place still made the cut! It is a very  beautiful space and I still recommend you visit this NY regent place. Maybe for a daytime drink and enjoy the elegant atmosphere in the afternoon.
Overall Food Atmosphere Price
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Corkbuzz

Corkbuzz        13 E. 13th Street (b/t 5th Ave. & University) NYC

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Patrolling member – Ryo a.k.a Pinkyotto & Nam Vo

 

My girl Nam just got back from SF so three of us decided to meet up at Corkbuzz for din din din ~ Guess what!!! First time we actually used YELP checkin deal and we got two free glasses of wine. hehehe *\(^_^)/* The place is cute and food was good but nothing special and memorable. NY offer so many SuPa SuPa cute and yummy foods and unfortunately this place wan’t for me and my girls. One of the best dish from our ordered was Hamachi Crudo, kumquat marmalade, basil purée for sure. I go to eat often and maybe I’m kind of jaded about restaurant….who know~ But the end of meal what is most important!? Great time with great friends and certainly this place was perfect for this night for us. I might go back to here I might not but you should definitely use YELP checkin deal for wine for sure! #DEAL

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Steak tartare, squid ink, quail egg, salsa verde $17 ♥♥♥

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Hamachi Crudo, kumquat marmalade, basil purée $15 ♥♥♥

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Duck breast, black garlic, squash grits, Brussels sprouts $26 ♥♥♥

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Whole grilled Bronzino, celery root, brown butter $25 ♥♥♥

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Brussels sprouts, pecorino $10 ♥♥♥

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Bread pudding ♥♥♥

Mr Chow

Mr Chow Tribeca       

 

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We LOVE outside table 🙂

I’m too busy eating & not so much writing ………..patrolling report is coming sometime………. Please enjoy my heart rating & photos of what I ordered. xoxo

Ps – No matter what you must order chicken lettuce wrap & Peking duck!!!!!! 

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Pekin Duck ♥♥♥♥♥

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Chicken lettuce wrap ♥♥♥♥

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Garlic rice ♥♥♥1/2

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Squid ink noodle ♥♥♥♥

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Shrimps with walnut ♥♥♥1/2

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Crispy beef ♥♥1/2

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