Author: Simon Yi

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Morimoto Reservations on Reserve

MORIMOTO is an upscale Japanese spot from restaurateur Stephen Starr and Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto that serves a chef’s special omakase menu — to be enjoyed traditionally with your shoes off — as well as sushi and other Asian dishes. The sleek bi-level space transports guests to the future with its sparkly white decor and illuminated staircase. An extensive international wine list and aged sake selections are available. Adam Platt, esteemed NY Magazine food critic writes, “[Chef] Morimoto is an Iron Chef for good reason. He trained originally as a sushi chef and is a master of the sophisticated Japanese …

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Upland Reservations on Reserve

UPLAND serves hearty California cuisine with an Italian twist. The dining room — lined with copper details, wood benches and shelves full of preserved lemon jars — strikes the perfect balance between a warm, inviting home and a hip, trendy scene. The smart, approachable wine is worth exploring.

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The Clocktower Reservations on Reserve

THE CLOCKTOWER — Stephen Starr’s chic new hot spot located in the New York Edition Hotel — serves sophisticated British fare from award-winning chef Jason Atherton and a great cocktail and wine list. The space is welcoming and old-school, featuring walls lined with vintage photos, a purple felt pool table and Venetian plastered ceiling.

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Doi Moi Reservations on Reserve

DOI MOI serves creative Southeast Asian fare — including gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian dishes — inspired by the region’s street stands and stalls. The restaurant features white oak decor, whitewashed brick walls and an open kitchen, and boasts a chic, bustling environment. A carefully curated wine list is offered, in addition to a select menu of unconventional cocktails and beers.