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Frank Bruni (bio)

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O YaSee O Ya Video ($$$$)
(742 ratings)

9 East St Pl Map It!
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 654-9900
oyarestaurantboston.com
  • Grilled Sashimi of Mushrooms
    grilled slices of shiitake & king oyster mushrooms; served w/ rosemary garlic oil, sesame froth; "when people ask me of the amazing things I've eaten around the country, it always comes to mind instantly" -Frank Bruni; looks good
4.5 out of 5
742 ratings
serving innovative & refined sushi along w/ other small plates
Aldea [CLOSED] ($$$)
(601 ratings)

31 W 17th St Map It!
New York, NY 10011
(212) 675-7223
aldearestaurant.com
  • Arroz De Pato (Duck Rice)
    almost paella-like; duck confit, chorizo, olive, clementine; looks good
4.0 out of 5
601 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2009
Locanda VerdeSee Locanda Verde Video ($$$)
(1689 ratings)

377 Greenwich St Map It!
New York, NY 10013
(212) 925-3797
www.locandaverdenyc.com
  • Maple Budino
    dessert - flam/pudding
  • Lamb Meatball Sliders
    w/ caprino & cucumber; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1689 ratings
casual, energetic, affordable neighborhood Italian taverna
Lucques [CLOSED]See Lucques Video ($$$)
(1123 ratings)

8474 Melrose Ave Map It!
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(323) 655-6277
www.lucques.com
  • Braised Beef Shortribs
    three-bone-center-cut shortrib is seared and then braised for 3.5 hrs for fall-off-the-bone tenderness; served w/ buttered potato puree, sauteed greens, cippolinis and horseradish cream; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1123 ratings
[CLOSED]; French bistro feel
  • Crispy Hominy
    dried maize kernels soaked overnight; cooked w/ garlic & herbs then fried & coated in chile seasoning; served w/ lime
  • Homemade Pop-Tarts
    filled w/ local mango & local lychee; on brunch menu
  • Popcorn & Peanuts
    chocolate, peanut butter candybar w/ buttered popcorn ice cream, homemade cracker-jack and chipotle-chocolate sauce served separately on side; "perfect blend of salty and sweet...it's the best dessert I've ever eaten"-Michael Symon; looks good
  • Tangerine Creamsicle
    Pot de Creme (milk & cream mixture w/ orange essence), warm doughnuts and blackberry tarragon jam
4.0 out of 5
1749 ratings
est. in 2006; menus change daily depending on what's in season and arriving on their doorstep from local farmers, fishermen, ranchers, and artisans
Picholine [CLOSED]See Picholine Video ($$$$)
(224 ratings)

35 W 64th St Map It!
New York, NY 10023
(212) 724-8585
  • "Bacon and Eggs"
    not your traditional bacon & eggs dish; super-slowly cooked hard-boiled egg placed on black truffle polenta and surrounded by diced tuna belly; "best bacon and eggs in the Universe"-Frank Bruni
4.0 out of 5
224 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 1993; French-Mediterranean dishes are original interpretations of classic flavors from France, Spain and Italy; received a James Beard Foundation nomination for Outstanding Restaurant in 2007
Bar BouludSee Bar Boulud Video ($$$)
(893 ratings)

1900 Broadway Map It!
New York, NY 10023
(212) 595-0303
www.danielnyc.com/barboul...
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "For Brunch"
  • Croque Monsieur
    Cheese crusted ham & cheese sandwich; looks good
3.5 out of 5
893 ratings
Breslin [CLOSED]See Breslin Video ($$$)
(1577 ratings)

16 W 29th St Map It!
New York, NY 10001
(212) 679-1939
thebreslin.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Burgers"
  • Chargrilled Lamb Burger
    topped w/ feta cheese, red onion, black pepper and olive oil and served on a ciabatta roll; juicy; looks good
3.5 out of 5
1577 ratings
[CLOSED]; featured in multiple publications including Huffington Post, New York Post, GQ.
Feast [CLOSED] ($$$)
(304 ratings)

219 Westheimer Rd Map It!
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 529-7788
  • Rabbit Liver & Kidney's on Toast
    pan-fried, finished w/ duck demi-glace and served on homemade toasted bread
3.5 out of 5
304 ratings
[CLOSED]; multiple recognitions including 2 James Beard award nominations
RevelSee Revel Video ($$)
(1401 ratings)

513 Westlake Ave N Map It!
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 547-2040
www.revelseattle.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Messy"
  • Asparagus Pistachio Olive Chutney Radicchio Rice Bowl
    name says it all; served w/ raw egg yolk (which makes it "messy") on white rice
3.5 out of 5
1401 ratings
Szechuan GourmetSee Szechuan Gourmet Video ($$)
(841 ratings)

21 W 39th St Map It!
New York, NY 10018
(212) 921-0233
szechuangourmetnyc.com
  • Crispy Lamb Filets with Chili Cumin
3.5 out of 5
841 ratings
Vinegar Hill HouseSee Vinegar Hill House Video ($$$)
(669 ratings)

72 Hudson Ave Map It!
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 522-1018
vinegarhillhouse.com
  • Red Wattle Country Chop
    looks good
3.5 out of 5
669 ratings
Frank Bruni (bio)   (12 restaurants)