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The NY Dish Spring 2017

The Roosevelt Hotel’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Kick off the St. Patrick’s Day celebration early at The Roosevelt at either Vander Bar or Madison Club Lounge, both opening at 10 am. Once you’re here, you’ll enjoy a delicious spread of Irish favorites, plenty of Guinness and live bagpipe performances!

mad46 2017 Season is Upon Us!

The glorious season for rooftop revelry is upon us! Your favorite bar in the sky re-opens for business Wednesday, April 12th! We hope you’ll join us for plenty of high in the sky fun all season long.

Looking to elevate your next event? Whatever the occasion, mad46 is THE place to mix and mingle. Book your private party today!

Triple “B” Special at Vander Bar

Beef, Bacon and Beer put the tastiest B’s into our Triple “B” Special. Get a beef and bacon slider, paired with the perfect pint of beer, for just $15. Perfect to enjoy while watching March Madness basketball games.

Early Bird Breakfast at The Roosevelt Grill

Are you a morning person? Take advantage of our new Early Bird Special at The Roosevelt Grill. From 6:30 – 8:30 am Monday – Friday, get 20% off your breakfast bill. To redeem, print and present this email promotion on your next visit. Valid through (4/30/2017).

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NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2017

One of the best parts about visiting NYC is getting to sample food from all over the world. During NYC Restaurant Week, Monday, January 23 – Friday, February 10, your ability to taste the globe gets a whole lot easier. Over 380 restaurants will be participating, including our very own Vander Bar and Madison Club Lounge, and the cuisines available range from American to French to South American to Asian and beyond.

What Vander Bar and Madison Club Lounge have to offer:

A both restaurants, we will be offering a delicious 2-course, prix fixe meal for just $19,95, Monday – Friday.

seafood-paella 

Entrée

Seafood Paella, Made with Smoked Chorizo, Mussels, Clams, Shrimp, Piquillo Peppers and served with Saffron Rice.

ny cheese cake raspberry

Dessert

Authentic NY Cheese Cake served with Raspberry Sauce

Other Restaurants We Recommend: That also happen to be easy walking distance!

Tao Uptown

This pan-Asian hot spot is always delicious but often expensive. Take the opportunity to try their felicious fare for lunch with a 3-course menu for just $29.

Lavo

Offering Restaurant Week specials for both lunch and dinner, Lavo is a great choice for any lover of Italian cuisine. Be warned however, their dessert portions can sometimes be startlingly large!

Mr. Chow New York

This famous Chinese-style eatery is an institution. This would be a great choice for a small group, as all dishes are served communal style and great for sharing. Think about this as the perfect pre- or post-theatre option!

Rosa Mexicano

If you want to try authentic Mexican-style cooking in the heart of the city then Rosa Mexicano is your answer. Their lunch menu has all the best dishes and even the option of churros for dessert.

For a full list of participating restaurants, visit NYCGO.com.

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Tour, Explore and Save During Attractions Week

Today begins NYC Attractions Week! During the next two and a half weeks, you’ll be able to enjoy 2-for-1 tours, culture and performing arts programs throughout the city. Below, we’ve picked out the adventures we think of the most for your time and money and a less traditional experience.

Like a Local Tours

Like a Local’s food tours are a great value AND a great adventure in eating. Try out the Flatiron Food, History and Architecture Tour for a taste of it all, culture, cuisine and comradery.

Madame Tussauds New York

There’s no denying it, Madame Tussauds is just plain fun! It’s impossible to leave without an endless supply of silly, pseudo celebrity selfies and a giant smile on your face.

One World Observatory

There’s nothing like seeing NYC from its highest point. The view from the top three floors of One World Trade Center and absolutely spectacular and give you a whole new perspective on the city you’ve come to enjoy.

Spirit of New York

If you’re looking for a meal with a view, look no further than Spirit of New York. Enjoy a leisurely river cruise while you eat, drink and dance the evening away!

Untapped Cities

For those of you who have been the city many times, this is the tour experience for you. Untapped Cities explores the lesser known history and places of NYC in a variety of subjects, including art, cuisine, transportation, architecture and more.

For a full list of participating venues, visit NYCGO.com.

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National Lager Day and the Best Craft Bars in NYC

There’s never a bad time to enjoy a refreshing cold beer, but on December 10th, make your favorite flavor known and raise a glass to National Lager Day. Craft beers have flooded bars around the world in recent years, becoming a culture all their own and allowing beer drinkers to branch ot and try new styles of beer they had never before considered. Whether you’re a beer enthusiast or just a casual consumer, there’s likely to be a craft brew out there that’s a perfect pour for you. If you’re looking to discover your next great pint, check out this list of some of New York’s finest craft breweries and celebrate National Lager Day the right way, with a glass in your hand.

Start your National Lager Day early with a trip to The Vander Bar at The Roosevelt today and pour yourself a special seasonal Brooklyn lager, brewed by locals for enjoyment in New York city. Then come back tomorrow and add the Madison Club Lounge to your list for a perfect brew paired with a meal that compliments fans of hops and malts alike.

Blind Tiger Ale House

281 Bleecker St. (at Jones St.)

When you think of great craft beer in New York City, there’s one name known from SoHo to the West Villages: Blind Tiger. This cozy pub has been serving up fresh drafts and delicious microbrews since 1995 and offers an impressive array of brews alongside fun events like meet-the-brewers nights. For something a little more filling, try the incredible bar menu.

Proletariat

102 St. Marks Pl. (between 1st Ave. and Ave. A)

The best craft beer is brewed in small batches and served in small taprooms. At Proletariat a cozy barroom consisting of just 10 stools makes simplicity its mantra, serving up a variety of bottles alongside a delicious menu of 10 rotating drafts from across the country.

Alewife Queens

5-14 51st Ave. Long Island City, NY

This Long Island gem is the place to go if you’re looking for hard to find brews. With a selection of 28 taps dispensing everything from old world classics to new American brews, Alewife offers a charming location with a balanced selection to please every palette. With the holiday season in full swing, Alewife can even host your next holiday party and make it warm and bubbly.

Bronx Alehouse

216 W 238th St, Bronx, NY 10463

One of the greatest reasons to visit the Bronx, this world-class bar pours a pint for every patron and encourages all of its visitors to try a little something new. Whether you have a favorite or are looking for something new the Bronx Alehouse offers 16 domestic taps, 30 bottles, and one rotating cask. Join the club and sample 100 different types of beer to have your name added to the pub’s wall of fame and leave your legacy in the big city.

Spuyten Duyvil

359 Metropolitan Ave, Williamsburg, Broooklyn, NY 11211

Another believer in the less-is-more approach, this bar keeps its selection small with only six drafts and one cask available at any time, but ensure that the beer it serves its patrons is fresh and approved. If you’re looking for variety, Spuyten has it by the bottle load, with over 100 choices ready to crack open and enjoy with the best that the city has to offer.

Torst

615 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222

Slip into this Manhattan Avenue bar if you’re looking for drafts that are hard to find elsewhere in the city with a rotating 21-tap menu that features rare brews from across Europe and North America. With a unique selection of beer you won’t find anywhere else in the city like hearty smoked stouts, this bar draws beer fans of all kinds to sample the flavors of the season.

The Pony Bar

637 10th Ave. (at 45th St.)

Those looking for better beers in Hell’s Kitchen will delight in making the trek over to The Pony Bar. With 20 taps serving everything from your standard beers to heavier brews like stouts and porters, this bar is fit to please. Pair your drinks with a delicious selection of bar food and place your bets on the best place to spend your evening in the Kitchen.

 

 

 

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Thanksgiving in the City

Thanksgiving is the time of year where we come together with family and think about everything we’re thankful for. But, on top of that, it’s also the perfect holiday to eat an excess of delicious holiday food. This year, leave the cooking to the professionals in New York City and discover some of the best places to eat Thanksgiving dinner here among your friends and family. We recommend you add another notch to your belt, just in case.

Balthazar

80 Spring St, New York, NY 10012

New York’s premiere French bistro is serving up a holiday favorite, adding a special turkey entrée to its regular menu for the holiday. A three-course prix fixe menu is also available at $72 to ensure guests get the best holiday meal Keith McNally’s famous restaurant can prepare.

Rotisserie Georgette

14 E 60th St, New York 10022

Nowhere in New York knows rotisserie like Rotisserie Georgette. A perfectly roasted turkey headlines this three-course menu rounded out by chestnut soup and an array of sweets like the restaurant’s special tarte tatin. $84 will get you the full meal, with children’s versions at $40.

Le Coq Rico

30 E 20th St, New York 10003

Another specialist in roasted birds, Le Coq Rico is serving up a delicious four-course menu with more than one bird at the forefront. With a starter of duck foie gras with cranberry chutney, your Thanksgiving dinner is in no danger of running afoul. The main dish consist of a whole stuffed turkey and will run you $85 for the full course.

The Little Owl

90 Bedford St, New York, NY 10014

Don’t let the size of the bird in the name fool you, The Little Owl is serving up big flavors this holiday season. A delicious three-course prix fixe with Italian wedding soup, gravy meatball sliders, roast turkey, lasagna, and sweet potatoes in brown sugar and ginger await you at only $95 a person.

The Polo Bar

1 E 55th St, New York, NY 10022

Stop in to Ralph Lauren’s signature New York restaurant featuring holiday dishes as classic and recognizable as the Polo style itself. Enjoy the a la carte menu featuring winter squash and vegetable salad, roasted turkey, pork sausage stuffing, and maple-bacon Brussels sprouts. Dessert offerings include pumpkin pie and a pumpkin ice cream sundae.

The Dutch

131 Sullivan St, New York, NY 10012

Stop by SoHo for a family-style meal of traditional Thanksgiving dishes including roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, sausage stuffing, sweet potato, Brussels sprouts, and cranberry orange sauce. Guests have the ability to choose their first course and have a delicious set of options including steak tartare, lobster chowder, pumpkin ravioli, oysters, or a fall salad. This delicious meal is $115 per person or $55 for children under 12 and includes an array of delicious fall dessert options as well including pumpkin pie.

Maialino

2 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10010

Add an Italian influence to your Thanksgiving meal with a choice of two four-course Thanksgiving menus. While one focuses on an Italian-American turkey meal, the other is a more dedicated Italian option, serving up a full roasted suckling pig. Other delicious sides like chestnut soup and Brussels sprouts, stracciatella alla romana, and cacao e pepe pasta help round out the $115 price tag on both menus, with a kid’s version available for $65.

Dovetail

103 W 77th St, New York 10024

Twist up your traditional Thanksgiving favorites with an inventive take on the holiday meal from Dovetail. A three-course prix fixe starts with a Fuji apple salad with wild rice or truffled pappardelle and continues to a main course of slow-roasted turkey with dark meat agnolotti or sirloin steak accompanied by beef cheek lasagna. This $138 menu has a vegetarian option as well as a $75 wine pairing and ends with delicious desserts like a cheesecake stuffed with port-poached pears.

Eleven Madison Park

11 Madison Ave, New York 10010

Elevate your Thanksgiving dinner in more ways than one with a truly spectacular four-course menu from Eleven Madison Park. Priced at $245 with an optional $135 wine pairing, this menu offers a selection for each course to ensure your taste buds truly enjoy their holiday. Start with chicken veloute with black truffles or scallops with uni and fennel and then continue on to a main course choice of a perfectly cooked turkey or slow-cooked beef with mushrooms and horseradish. With so many options for every dish, all of them prepared in exquisite detail, there’s no wrong choice for the best way to enjoy your Thanksgiving in the city.

*Please note, the hotel’s restaurants will not be offering holiday menus this year.

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