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HOW IT WORKS
Firmly committed to the prosperity of the cheese community, Jasper Hill ages both cheeses made by their own creamery, as well as those crafted by nearby local producers, in their sizable underground caves, tending to each wheel until it reaches its ideal level of ripeness.
When he was at Culina, chef Vic Casanova competed against Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian in Battle Brook Trout. And while it’s possible to order Dover sole or jumbo shrimp scampi here, most guests are coming for the steak.
To say chef Antoine Westermann has a pedigree is something of an understatement: He earned three coveted Michelin stars for his Le Buerehiesel in Stasbourg and now helms a mini-empire of restaurants in Paris.
If you have yet to set foot inside this bold, expansive space in the Flatiron District, now’s your shot to get a real education, as Cheesemonger Abby Meeks and wine aficionado Kristina Schiro lead you through the ins and outs of wine and cheese.
In a city that offers so much and at such a high level, it’s only natural to be a little greedy: You want both your dinner and your show—dancing, live music, comedy—to be worthy of the spotlight, instead of one greatly outshining the other.
If you're craving pho and bánh mì, we’ve pulled together some top choices for high-quality Vietnamese eats all over the city, from the traditional to the rethought—and all for $20 or less.
LA restaurants are bursting with lusciously tender steaks and thick, flavorful chops—and they’ll put you in debt faster than you can say “Béarnaise.” But the steakhouse scene is evolving: Chefs are flaunting their hormone-free practices, and also offering more affordable options.