Top 5 Zagat-rated NYC restaurants for 2012
According to the 2012 Zagat NYC Restaurant Survey, the restaurants with the most impressive food ratings this year remain pretty much the same as last year -- with a slight reshuffling. Here are the top five.
1. Le Bernardin
Chef Eric Ripert of Le Bernardin in his restaurant kitchen with a first course dish of Spanish mackerel tartare topped with Iranian golden osetra caviar in an egg-caper vinaigrette. (Dec. 7, 2000)
4. Bouley (Chef David Bouley's French cuisine, last year No. 9)
Chef David Bouley teaches a class during the New York Culinary Experience hosted by New York magazine and The French Culinary Institute at The French Culinary Institute in Manhattan. (Oct. 2, 2010)