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NYC Hotspot Find: Mozzarella e Vino

NYC Hotspot Find: Mozzarella e Vino | meltingbutter.com

Midtown has got to be one of my least favourite dining destinations in NYC. I’m pretty sure local New Yorkers and tourists alike have gone for an inspiring trip to MoMa, left feeling famished with zero decent restaurant options (that don’t equal the price of a limb). Enter Mozzarella e Vino a casual yet elegant enoteca specialising in … Continue reading

NYC Hotspot Find: The 303 at Louie and Chan

NYC Hotspot Find: The 303 at Louie and Chan | meltingbutter.com

THE 303 AT LOUIE AND CHAN, LOWER EAST SIDE This brand-new restaurant and basement bar/music room concept is exactly what discerning New Yorkers have been looking for. I for one am celebrating its arrival to the downtown Manhattan scene. Here’s how your night at Louie and Chan is going to play out – a pre-dinner … Continue reading

NYC Hotspot Find: Contra

NYC Hotspot Find: Contra | meltingbutter.com

CONTRA, LOWER EAST SIDE Contra’s concept of simplicity is one many New York restaurants could learn from. A seasonal menu that changes daily, 5 courses with options to add sides or a special, $55. The food is New American done with elegance and restraint and the beverage program is equally stripped-down, presenting only the good … Continue reading

NYC Hotspot Find: The Heath at McKittrick Hotel

NYC Hotspot Find: The Heath at McKittrick Hotel | meltingbutter.com

THE HEATH AT MCKITTRICK HOTEL, CHELSEA Experience Sleep No More over dinner at the London theatre crew’s new restaurant “The Heath” at The McKittrick Hotel. They nod to their U.K roots by putting on a modern American interpretation of traditional British fare (delicious, by the way) but they add what they’re famous for – a … Continue reading

New York City guide: 10 new restaurant obsessions

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It’s been about 6 months since our last NYC restaurant round up… in New York time that is worth at least a year’s worth of restaurant research! So, it’s time for a new round up of 10 of our favourite meltingbutter.com restaurant haunts. Some of these restaurants are new, some are old, some are hotspots … Continue reading

New York City restaurant guide: Fifteen Favourites

It’s probably impossible to distil all NYC restaurants down to the best 15, but I’m ambitious so I’m going to go ahead and do it anyway.  Besides, it’s my blog so I can take it back if I change my mind. These restaurants are the top-15 that really impressed me in the 10 months I’ve … Continue reading