Cuisine: Chef Bertrand Chemel, who left Manhattan’s esteemed Café Boulud two years ago to command the kitchen at this destination restaurant, creates rich, rigorously executed French dishes with big-money ingredients—he loves truffles—and the occasional Asian accent.
Mood: The address is an office building, but the dining room is serene and lovely, with soaring windows overlooking a glittering pond.
Best for: Celebrations; weekday business lunches; dining at the bar.
Best dishes: Seared foie gras with huckleberries; burrata-filled ravioli smothered in Robiola cheese; just-creamy-enough clam chowder; madai snapper with ginger beurre blanc; duck with polenta, acorn squash, and grapes; any Wagyu-beef preparation; chocolate mousse spiked with Baileys Irish Cream; a decadent take on s’mores.
Insider tips: A weekday lunch deal offers three courses for $23.95; a dinner special available every night but Saturday gets you four courses for $58.
Open Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner, Saturday and Sunday for dinner. Very expensive.