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THE PRIME GRILL, NYC ***August’s Restaurant of the Month***


New York City’s midtown Kosher masterpiece steakhouse THE PRIME GRILL is B&B’s August 2013 Restaurant of the Month!  Juicy steaks, sushi, comfort appetizers and glorious desserts only round out everything exciting at the glamorous and deluxe restaurant with all the trimmings! Located at 25 West 56th Street in Manhattan, blessed meat doesn’t come any better than Prime [...]

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Accessible Glamour @ MORIMOTO – July’s ***Restaurant of the Month***

Morimoto's Buri Bop

There are only a handful of restaurants in New York City that offer first-class glamour in food and style that rival museum and five-star hotel presentations.  MORIMOTO flawlessly achieves this feat, and does so beyond reproach with gusto and full-on accessibility. Formerly the head chef at Nobu and internationally known for his sundry television appearances, Iron [...]

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Celebrating Mexican Food @ CASA VEGA – As Good As It Gets!

Beans & Rice

CASA VEGA is one of the best places for Mexican food in all of Los Angeles.  If you didn’t read my original post when I named them Restaurant of the Month in July 2012,  you may have heard about the dimly-lit, often-crowded, authentic eatery, in recent months when a pregnant Kim Kardashian was bombarded by paparazzi [...]

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Lunch at UNION SQUARE CAFE ***June’s Restaurant of the Month***

Calamari 2

Although I may have not given him the well-deserved credit or mention, I’ve certainly written about Danny Meyer‘s restaurants before.  Have you read my reviews on The Modern or Gramercy Tavern?  It’s no coincidence that both are two of my all-time favorites as the former was B&B’s Restaurant of the Month in January and the [...]

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THE LAMBS CLUB, NYC ***May’s Restaurant of the Month***

Torchon of Foie Gras

THE LAMBS CLUB is so austere there’s a sign at the entrance that reads, “Open To The Public,” to let mere mortals know that they, too, can have access to exceptional dining in grandeur and style.  Located at 132 West 44th Street – a tourist-laden Manhattan block that houses exclusive university clubs, famous luxe hotels, [...]

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GRAMERCY TAVERN ***April’s Restaurant of the Month***


Everyone knows that there are endless dining options in New York City, but only true New Yorkers with the most refined tastes know that the bountiful list of diners, delis, restaurants, and upscale eateries pale in comparison to one spot that offers the best in sophisticated dining that can only be found in Manhattan – [...]

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March’s Restaurant of The Month ***OCEANAIRE***


Voted one of the best seafood restaurants in the country, OCEANAIRE has locations in Orlando, Minneapolis, Baltimore, Dallas and Denver.  But last week, I walked into the chain’s Washington, DC location (a Bill Clinton favorite) for a sophisticated dinner that I knew was bound to make Oceanaire Burgers and Bourbon’s March Restaurant of the Month. [...]

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February’s Restaurant of the Month ***BOURBON STEAK*** Washington, DC

Truffle Butter Rolls

I wrote about BOURBON STEAK briefly last month when I ranked them #2 in my TOP 5 Pennsylvania Avenue Restaurants for those of you who chose to bear the insanity of DC during the recent Presidential Inauguration.  However, since starting this blog, prior to last week, I had not visited my favorite DC steakhouse in some [...]

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THE MODERN, NYC ***January’s Restaurant of the Month***

White Sausage Entree

I love high-end dining.  I have no problem forking over the big bucks for exquisite presentations, opulent recipes and sumptuous service in an upscale, elegant and beautiful setting.  And while there are many options for such dining in NYC, the powerful and elite know that one of the city’s most famous museums not only offers [...]

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SMITH & WOLLENSKY’S ***December’s Restaurant of the Month***

A Porterhouse - Smith & Wollenskys

There’s dining out, then there’s dining out at a great American steakhouse – put simply, there’s nothing like it!  Aged oversized meats, flavorful mouth-watering sides, decadent appetizers, and strong libations make for some of the best style dining the country has to offer.  And while there are many options to choose from for classic steaks, [...]

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