AAA has revealed 64 restaurants that have earned the AAA/CAA Five Diamond Rating in the past 12 months, which qualifies them for 2016 Five Diamond Award list. The following three restaurants were added as first-time Five Diamond honorees.
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Gabriel Kreuther, located on 41 W 42 Street, has a dining room filled with reclaimed wood beams, and there is also a chef’s table inside the kitchen that is visible from the dining room, adding to the ambiance. Michelin-starred chef Gabriel Kreuther creates a range of dishes, including foie gras terrine, brandt beef skirt steak and roasted diver scallops. Note: This restaurant is closed on Sundays and reservations can be made at http://www.gknyc.com/#footer_modal-opentable.
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At this restaurant, guests can either order a five- or nine-course prix fixe menu filled with Italian cuisine. To complete the experience, there is also a roaming cart filled with artisanal cheeses, wine pairings and extra bites created by the chef. This eatery prides itself on offering organic fruits and vegetables from local farmland.
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When guests step into this restaurant, they will immediately notice the antique gold and crystal chandeliers, the stone columns, arches and fireplace. Here, the menu changes seasonally. Guests could order a milk-poached organic hen breast with mushroom porridge and farm egg, if available. For dessert, the restaurant offers a crème brûlée bread pudding soufflé.