Restaurant Week Fun—Lincoln Ristorante

The main thing about Restaurant Week is that it gives you a chance to get a taste of various chefs, cuisines, and venues for very little–at least for a fine meal. Take Lincoln Ristorante, for example; it’s a gorgeous place right on Lincoln Center Plaza, (nytimes) but it isn’t cheap and we wondered if it…

Le Perigord in Restaurant Week—A Return to Traditional French Cuisine

During Restaurant Week, we decided to visit one of  New York’s few remaining French restaurants of the old school, Le Perigord. We understand that its 78-year old owner, Georges Briguet, still  watches over the restaurant’s daily work and he clearly has a solid cadre of loyal customers to prove it. (Source: eatbigapple.com) Le Perigord is…

It’s Lunchtime–Do You Know Where Your Prix Fixe Buys Are?

If you enjoy eating out–and it’s hard to find anyone who doesn’t–but hate paying dinner prices–here’s a not-so-revolutionary idea: try eating lunch out.  Of course lunch out in New York can mean a variety of things—the flatiron lunch, for example– (Source: midtownlunch.com) or a favorite food truck (Source: midtownlunch.com) or taking some time out to…