New York City
"Swish" new French restaurant, cited as one of the top restaurants of 2016 by The New York Times and the Financial Times. "The genius of this project from the chef Daniel Rose and the restaurateur Stephen Starr is that it gives us almost everything we loved about New York’s old-line French restaurants without the things we didn’t. The dining room isn’t stuffy, the service isn’t snooty, and people don’t get seated in Siberia if their pronunciation of boeuf bourguignon doesn’t have the right backhand spin. (As far as I can tell, Le Coucou doesn’t have a Siberia.)." [Read more, NYTimes, Top New York restaurants of 2016].