Warner LeRoy said, “A restaurant is a fantasy-a kind of living fantasy in which diners are the most important members of the cast.” People go out to eat for many reasons, but most would agree they want high adventure when they encounter the food and atmosphere. When diners return home they want to feel accomplished and satisfied. Several restaurants and event sites in New York City give diners the experience they yearn.
American Cut in Tribeca is a classic, fashionable steakhouse known for its delicious, quality Kosher Boneless Ribeye, Filet Mignon, The New York City Cut and other Prime Beef plates. The Chili Lobster and Cedar Plank Salmon reputations precede them. This restaurant offers a splendid Caesar Salad, mouth-watering crab cakes and shrimp cocktails. One of the most requested items include the seafood appetizers and dishes. The attractive atmosphere and staff welcome guests with a pleasing welcome including the Happy Hour featuring Oysters On the Half Shell, Soft Baked Pretzels and an offering of wine, beer and cocktails. The private room for special events is energetic and exciting for birthday parties, graduation, retirement parties and any joyous celebrations.
Lafayette Bakery and Cafe in Noho offers a simple, light atmosphere which serves French food from experienced chef Mr. Carmellini. You will find warm, efficient staff member greet you as soon as you enter the door. Breakfast includes a fresh fruit salad, soft- boiled eggs, farm eggs any style, Anson Mill Oats. This is the perfect setting for an office breakfast meeting for a company, or organization. A variety of danish and muffins go with this healthy breakfast. Luncheons are a wonderful way to get to know your co-workers better. You find out a little more about someone when you see what they order. They can choose the Nicoise Salad, Rare Tuna, Anchovy and Egg, Brisket Burger, and many other adventurous meals for that informal or formal meeting in the events area. Dinner is an adventurous feast. Dinner includes Bass, Trout, Steak with vegetables and pastas.
Another wonderful place to throw a party or special event is the Tarallucci e Vino. It’s located in Union Square. What’s wonderful about this place is the location’s convenience and the two exquisite event spaces so you can host that special event. Use one of these spaces if you host a wedding reception, company meeting, or reunion. It always offers a sophisticated, distinguished atmosphere. The service and aura leaves you savoring the glorious elegance. Chef Riccardo Bilotta, invites you to survey his creative menus tailored just for your event.
First, The Mezzanine seats 48 people or 80 people standing in 1100 square feet of luxury. The couches are lush and elegant, while exposed brick walls and reclaimed wood flooring add a quiet ambiance.
The Sixth Floor Loft is the second event space Tarallucci e Vino offers. Those who need a polished and stately place to entertain have it at their fingertips. The space allows 60 seated and 100 standing room in the 1200 square feet space. This passes the dignified test with a courtyard view, antique chandeliers and vintage mirrors.