A list of the 101 top restaurants in America has just been published in The Daily Meal and in the top 10, 6 are in New York and another is just outside New York.
That just about makes New York the culinary capital of the US, but it is worth reflecting on just why New York restaurants stand out. David Chang gives the answer in the video clip.
New York is a melting pot so every cuisine you like to mention is represented here. It makes for an enormously interesting, flavorsome and always interesting array of food to eat, the like of which no other city can match.
And the whole process feeds on itself. Because the New York food scene is so interesting then more chefs come etc. So here is the list of top NYC restaurants in the top 10.
Gramercy Tavern, Le Bernadin, Momofuku Ssam Bar, Eleven Madison Park, ABC Kitchen and Babbo. And no.11 on the overall list was also in NYC, Shake Shack. The other one in the top 10 but not right in NYC is Blue Hills at Stone Barns, just north of the city.
It’s nice being the top culinary destination in America but it is also nice living here and having such an incredible range of yummy food to choose from. LIKE very much being a New Yorker