Gramercy Tavern – Friday Dinner Series

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As you may have noticed, 2014 is shaping up to be a big year at ChezCateyLou.   In addition to making some aesthetic changes to the site, we’re going to be posting a weekly restaurant review.  New York City is home to some of the best restaurants in the world and Cate and I try to get to as many of them as possible.  We’re going to post a review each Friday to give our readers some dining suggestions for the weekend.  First up in our Friday Dinner Series is one of our absolute NYC favorites – Gramercy Tavern (Tavern Room).  … 

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St. Anselm – Williamsburg, Brooklyn

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One of my favorite parts of Danny Meyer’s Setting the Table was when Meyer said that he felt an entrepreneurial spark whenever he discovered dining concepts that don’t exist that should exist.  And though I’m far from the first person to discover it, St. Anselm is an exciting twist on the traditional steakhouse experience.  It’s the answer to anyone who has ever wondered who wrote the rule that upscale steakhouses had to have a stuffy atmosphere, gigantic portions, and high prices?  … 

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