Best of 2011: Jean Georges (New York, NY)

Here, value is paired with luxury, making this iconic restaurant a mecca for foodies.

Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s iconic flagship restaurant (three Michelin stars, four New York Times stars) offers a combination of luxury with value, and is considered by many as one of the world’s top restaurants. The food—Asian-inflected French cuisine that focuses on light broths and vinaigrettes—is paired with meticulous service. Most dishes are finished tableside to bring a bit of the kitchen into the dining room.

Destination Bottles:

Leon Beyer 2009 Special Reserve Muscat (Alsace)
Château Lafite Rothschild 1895 Pauillac
III Somms 2007 Seven Springs Vineyards Cuvée JG Pinot Noir (Eola-Amity Hills)

The wine list has both value and rare wines, with a focus on bottles from France and California.

For more inspiration about this New York City restaurant, click here.

For more New York City restaurants, visit ABC Kitchen, Adour, A Voce, Casa Mono, Daniel, Del PostoEleven Madison ParkGILT, Gramercy Tavern, Le Bernardin, Marea, Minetta Tavern, Per Se, Picholine, Sho Shaun Hergatt, The Lambs Club and Veritas.

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