Maison Harlem

341 St. Nicholas Avenue
New York, NY 10027
212 222 9224
maisonharlem.com
Hours:
Su-Th 11am-12am; F-Sa 10am-1am

Table d'Hote

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44 East 92nd Street
New York, NY 10128
212 348 8125
tabledhote.info
Hours:
M-F 12pm-3pm, 5pm-10pm; Sa-Su 11am-3pm, 5pm-10pm
Table d'Hote

The way in which Table d’Hote changed hands demonstrates how tight-knit the New York culinary community is. The small restaurant, which seats twenty-six, was started by Vivick Bandhu and Lauri Gibson. Lauri’s niece, Liz Chapman, is married to Jonathan Benno, who is probably best known for opening … read more

New York, Je T'aime

New York, Je T'aime

Given the long and extensively documented histoire d’amour between France and New York, it is fitting that the city’s most famous landmark should serve as a very visible reminder of this connection. When the French people gifted the United States with sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi’s Statue … read more

Café D’ Alsace

1695 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10128
212 722 5133
cafedalsace.com
Hours:
M-F 10:30am-11pm; Th, F 10:30am-12am; Sa 9am-12am; Su 9am-10:30pm

Le Pain Quotidien

1309 Lexington Street
New York, NY 10128
212 203 0802
lepainquotidien.com
Hours:
M-F 7am-8:30pm; Sa-Su 7:30am-8:30pm

Little Frog

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322 East 86th Street
New York, NY 10028
347 537 5786
littlefrognyc.com
Hours:
M-Th 5:30pm-11pm; F 5pm-11pm; Sa 11:30am-11pm; Su 11:30am-9:30pm
Little Frog

As I walked through the entryway of Little Frog, a large, modern and vibrantly colored painting on the opposite wall caught my attention. In the middle of the painting, a woman’s dark eyes underneath a raised eyebrow stared down at me. It was clear what the eyes would say if they could speak: Welcome, here you will find things you expect and things you do not.

Francois … read more

Crepes & Delices – LOST GEM

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222 East 86th Street
New York, NY 10028
crepesanddelices.com
Crepes & Delices – LOST GEM

Florent Cohen, whom I met on 72nd Street when he was just starting out with his first creperie, opened another location on 86th Street in September of 2015. Florent has now added ice cream to the menu, allowing customers to order a crepe “a la mode.” The shop also offers “Melts” – a menu full of pressed … read more

Demarchelier Restaurant

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50 East 86th Street
New York, NY 10028
212 249 6300
demarchelierrestaurant.com
Hours:
Su-Tu 11:30am-10pm; W-Sa 11:30am-10:30pm
Demarchelier Restaurant

Emily Demarchelier, the current owner of the restaurant named for her family, pointed out that though her parents have lived in New York longer than they have in France, they still sound like they have just flown over via Air France. Her Father, Eric Demarchelier, is from Normandy and her mother is from … read more

La Mirabelle

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102 West 86th Street
New York, NY 10024
212 496 0458
lamirabellenyc.com
Hours:
M-Th 5pm-10pm; F-Sa 5pm-10:30pm; Brunch Su 12pm-3:pm Dinner 5-m-9:30pm
La Mirabelle

Annick and Emmanuel LeDouaron, originally from Brittany, France, opened La Mirabelle, named for a French plum, on the Upper West Side in 1984. It was initially located farther west on 86th Street, but it moved to its current location in 1998. Sadly, Annick LeDouaron passed away in 2015, but now her daughter, … read more

Jacques Brasserie and Bar

204 East 85th Street
New York, NY 10028
212 327 2272
jacquesbrasserie.com
Hours:
Su-Th 12pm-11pm; F 5:30am-10pm; Sa-Su 7am-9pm