By Terry Trucco
If it’s October, it’s red book time — the month when Michelin and Zagat release their annual hit list for New York’s best restaurants. The internet all but explodes with restaurant reviews, but Michelin and Zagat stand at the top of their game in their respective categories — unbiased professional reviews conducted anonymously and super-crowdsourced reviews.
As hotels continue to up their eating game, a few muscle their way onto the list each year. If you’re looking for great food and happy to pay top dollar, you won’t go home hungry. If you’re looking for surprises, you’ve come to the wrong place.
Michelin’s choices for top hotel restaurants are identical to last year’s (and not that different from 2014). Once again, Jean-Georges at the Trump International Hotel & Tower garnered three stars (“exceptional, worth a special journey”). Just six restaurants made the cut. (more…)