Monday, August 16, 2010

BLUE HILL





Again, I went to one of my favorite restaurants in NY, though this time, just to seat at the bar and have a night cap with a friend. BLUE HILL is THE place I want to go. Always. Anytime. I fell like if I had a restaurant it would probably be pretty much like Blue Hill. They are so chic, and understated at the same time. The ambient is very inviting, they play Coltrane Ballads, Bill Evans Blue and Green, and the likes. The small, below ground dining room has the feeling of an exclusive, guest only club, yet Blue Hill may be the best low-profile restaurant in town. Backlit banquettes and warmly illuminated brick walls with a cozy bar at the entrance, Blue Hill invites you in and you just want to stay, until they close!
Chef Daniel Barber “wows” his well-heeled clients (including the Obamas) with inspired New American cooking based on extremely fresh seasonal ingredient. The food is, overall, simply prepared and everything tastes like it would in a farm.
Blue Hill's menu showcases local food and a wine list with producers who respect artisanal techniques. Ingredients come from nearby farms, including Blue Hill Farm in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, and Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, a forty-five minute drive from New York City.

Blue Hill
75 Washington Pl., New York, NY 10011
nr. Sixth Ave.
212-539-1776


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVCRJzoPmUM

7 comments:

  1. Seems lovely. But it seems also VERY expensive. Am I right?

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  2. Thanks for the tip! I will check it out!

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  3. Ah... Blue Hill. I really like going there.We shall we go together sometime!

    A presto!

    Paolo

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  4. I have been there. You are right: it IS great!

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