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New York City restaurants celebrated for great food, good value

New York City restaurants celebrated for great food, good value

Michelin today released the list of Bib Gourmand restaurants in New York City, found in its 13th edition of the famed restaurant guide.

A Bib Gourmand designation, reserved for a select number of restaurants rated by Michelin’s team of anonymous food inspectors, denotes establishments where diners can enjoy a great meal for a good value. In New York, these restaurants are as diverse as the neighborhoods where they are found.

“Michelin inspectors have been eating their way around New York’s five boroughs for more than 13 years and every year they are inspired by the inventiveness and imagination of the city’s chefs,” said Michael Ellis, international director of the MICHELIN Guide. “From Flushing to the Bronx, the Bib Gourmand restaurants represent 127 establishments where diners can enjoy quality ingredients, quality cooking and fair prices.”

The New York Bib Gourmand selection features an influx of divine Mexican restaurants, a trend observed by Michelin’s team across the country in the 2018 editions of the Guide. Nestled in the Bronx are two such standouts: El Molcajete and Patron. At the former, tacos become vessels of thrilling flavor and the mole is spot-on. At Patron, a kitchen team driven by heart and passion rewards diners with an authenticity rarely found. Atla is the brainchild of Enrique Olvera (Cosme) and serves contemporary Mexican cuisine with chef Daniela Soto-Innes at the helm. In Brooklyn, Alta Calidad chef Akhtar Nawab fills his menu with creative, revived, modern and yet fully Mexican dishes.
Elsewhere in Brooklyn, 21 Greenpoint is a newcomer to the list managed by a team of experienced chefs; Bunker retains its designation despite moving to a new location in Bushwick; Miss Ada confidently serves up a unique, personal take on gracious, splendid Middle Eastern cuisine.

Across Manhattan Michelin’s famously anonymous inspectors uncovered gems such as Antonin Brune and Mario Carta’s Moroccan inspired ChouCho and Hao Noodle and Tea, a contemporary Chinese restaurant from Zhu Rong. The inspectors also highly recommend Norma Gastonomia Siciliana for an unforgettable and authentic Sicilian experience and Luzzo’s for real Neapolitan pizza from a coal burning oven. Tfor is an under-the-radar newcomer with fish flown to the West Village from the Mediterranean.

Don’t miss the hundreds of impressive dumplings at the aptly named Dumpling Galaxy or Andy Ricker’s extremely popular Pok Pok Ny, a returning favorite of Michelin inspectors.

The 14 new restaurants spotlighted in this edition help round out a list of more than 120 restaurants where it is possible to enjoy two courses and a glass of wine or dessert for $40 or less (tax and gratuity not included).
The 2018 Michelin-starred restaurants for New York City will be released on Mon., Oct. 30.

MICHELIN GUIDE 2018

NEW YORK CITY BIB GOURMANDS

ESTABLISHMENT AREA SUB AREA NEW

Achilles Heel Brooklyn Williamsburg
al Bustan Manhattan Midtown East
Alta Calidad Brooklyn Park Slope NEW
Angkor Manhattan Upper East Side
Arharn Thai Queens
Atla Manhattan Greenwich & West Village NEW
Atoboy Manhattan Gramercy, Flatiron & Union Square
Baker & Co. Manhattan Greenwich & West Village
Bar Primi Manhattan East Village
Beyoglu Manhattan Upper East Side
Bunker Brooklyn Fort Greene & Bushwick NEW
Buttermilk Channel Brooklyn Downtown
Casa del Chef Bistro Queens
Chavela’s Brooklyn Fort Greene & Bushwick
Cho Dang Gol Manhattan Midtown West
Chomp Chomp Manhattan Greenwich & West Village
ChouChou Manhattan East Village NEW
Ciccio Manhattan SoHo & Nolita
Congee Village Manhattan Lower East Side
Cotenna Manhattan Greenwich & West Village
Dim Sum Go Go Manhattan Chinatown & Little Italy
DOMODOMO Manhattan Greenwich & West Village
Don Antonio by Starita Manhattan Midtown West
Donostia Manhattan East Village
00 + Co Manhattan East Village
Dumpling Galaxy Queens NEW
East Harbor Seafood Palace Brooklyn Sunset Park & Brighton Beach
Egg Brooklyn Williamsburg
El Molcajete The Bronx NEW
El Parador Manhattan Midtown East
Enoteca Maria Staten Island
Falansai Brooklyn Fort Greene & Bushwick
Frankies 457 Spuntino Brooklyn Downtown
Freek’s Mill Brooklyn Sunset Park & Brighton Beach
Ganso Ramen Brooklyn Downtown
Gladys Brooklyn Fort Greene & Bushwick
Glasserie Brooklyn Williamsburg
Good Fork (The) Brooklyn Sunset Park & Brighton Beach
Gran Eléctrica Brooklyn Downtown
Gregory’s 26 Corner Taverna Queens
Hahm Ji Bach Queens
HanGawi Manhattan Midtown East
Hao Noodle and Tea Manhattan Greenwich & West Village NEW
Havana Café The Bronx
Hecho en Dumbo Manhattan Greenwich & West Village
Hide-Chan Ramen Manhattan Midtown East
High Street on Hudson Manhattan Greenwich & West Village
HinoMaru Ramen Queens
Hometown Bar-B-Que Brooklyn Sunset Park & Brighton Beach
Hunan Bistro Manhattan East Village
Hunan House Queens
Hunan Kitchen Queens
Il Poeta Queens
J.G. Melon Manhattan Upper East Side
Jin Ramen Manhattan Harlem, Morningside & Washington Heights
John Brown Smokehouse Queens
J. Restaurant Chez Asta Manhattan Harlem, Morningside & Washington Heights
Katz’s Manhattan Lower East Side
Khe-Yo Manhattan TriBeCa
Kiin Thai Manhattan Greenwich & West Village
Kiki’s Manhattan Lower East Side
Kings County Imperial Brooklyn Williamsburg
Kung Fu Little Steamed Buns Ramen Manhattan Midtown West
La Morada The Bronx
Land of Plenty Manhattan Midtown East
Larb Ubol Manhattan Midtown West
Laut Manhattan Gramercy, Flatiron & Union Square
Lea Brooklyn Park Slope
Llama Inn Brooklyn Williamsburg
Lupa Manhattan Greenwich & West Village
Luzzo’s Manhattan East Village NEW
MáLà Project Manhattan East Village
Mapo Tofu Manhattan Midtown East
Mexicosina The Bronx
Mile End Brooklyn Downtown
Miss Ada Brooklyn Fort Greene & Bushwick NEW
Miss Mamie’s Spoonbread Too Manhattan Upper West Side
Momofuku Noodle Bar Manhattan East Village
Momofuku Ssäm Bar Manhattan East Village
Mu Ramen Queens
New Malaysia Manhattan Chinatown & Little Italy
Norma Gastronomia Siciliana Manhattan Midtown East NEW
Nyonya Manhattan Chinatown & Little Italy
Olmsted Brooklyn Park Slope
Oso Manhattan Harlem, Morningside & Washington Heights
Paet Rio Queens
Patron The Bronx NEW
Paulie Gee’s Brooklyn Williamsburg
Pippali Manhattan Gramercy, Flatiron & Union Square
Pok Pok Ny Brooklyn Sunset Park & Brighton Beach NEW
Prime Meats Brooklyn Downtown
Prune Manhattan East Village
Purple Yam Brooklyn Park Slope
Ribalta Manhattan Greenwich & West Village
Rider Brooklyn Williamsburg
Roberta’s Brooklyn Fort Greene & Bushwick
Rubirosa Manhattan SoHo & Nolita
Runner & Stone Brooklyn Sunset Park & Brighton Beach
Russ & Daughters Cafe Manhattan Lower East Side
Rye Brooklyn Williamsburg
San Matteo Manhattan Upper East Side
San Rasa Staten Island
Shalom Japan Brooklyn Williamsburg
Sip Sak Manhattan Midtown East
Soba-Ya Manhattan East Village
Somtum Der Manhattan East Village
Sottocasa Brooklyn Downtown
Speedy Romeo Brooklyn Fort Greene & Bushwick
Spotted Pig Manhattan Greenwich & West Village
Streetbird Rotisserie Manhattan Harlem, Morningside & Washington Heights
Supper Manhattan East Village
Sweet Yummy House Queens
Szechuan Gourmet Manhattan Midtown West
Tanoreen Brooklyn Sunset Park & Brighton Beach
Tertulia Manhattan Greenwich & West Village
Tfor Manhattan Greenwich & West Village NEW
Tong Sam Gyup Goo Yi Queens
Tra Di Noi The Bronx
Turkish Kitchen Manhattan Gramercy, Flatiron & Union Square
21 Greenpoint Brooklyn Williamsburg NEW
Uncle Zhou Queens
Uva Manhattan Upper East Side
Vida Staten Island
Vinegar Hill House Brooklyn Downtown
Xixa Brooklyn Williamsburg
zero otto nove The Bronx
Zoma Manhattan Harlem, Morningside & Washington Heights

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