One of the best New York restaurants, a culinary landmark that has been changing the face of American dining for decades, now shares its beloved recipes, stories, and pioneering philosophy. Opened in 1994, Gramercy Tavern is more than just a restaurant. It has become a New York institution earning dozens of accolades, including six James Beard awards. Its impeccable, fiercely seasonal cooking, welcoming and convivial atmosphere, and steadfast commitment to hospitality are unparalleled. The restaurant has its own magic a sense of community and generosity that s captured in these pages for everyone to bring home and savor through 125 recipes. Restaurateur Danny Meyer s intimate story of how Gramercy was born sets the stage for executive chef-partner Michael Anthony s appealing approach to American cooking and recipes that highlight the bounty of the farmer s market. With 200 sumptuous photographs and personal stories, "The Gramercy Tavern Cookbook" also gives an insider look into the things that make this establishment unique, from the artists who have shaped its decor and ambience, to the staff members who share what it is like to be a part of this close-knit restaurant family. Above all, food lovers will be inspired to make memorable meals and bring the warmth of Gramercy into their homes."
Here's a sneak peek of the upcoming Gramercy Tavern Cookbook by chef Michael Anthony and food writer Dorothy Kalins, with an intro by the one and only restaurateur Danny Meyer. Meyer tells the history of the nearly 20-year-old restaurant, and Anthony provides 125 of its "impeccable, fiercely seasonal cooking." From the spreads, the book also contains insider looks at the fiercely beloved restaurant including a section on Roberta Bendavid's floral arrangements. The Gramercy Tavern Cookbook comes out October 29 from Clarkson Potter (); below, a look inside.
Thanks to the generous folks over at Clarkson Potter, we are giving away five (5) copies of The Gramercy Tavern Cookbook this week. All you have to do is share your favorite classic dessert in the comments below.
The Gramercy Tavern Cookbook is by Michael Anthony and co-written by Dorothy Kalins, with a foreword by Danny Meyer. Photography was done by Maura McEvoy. It's out now from Clarkson Potter (). Take a look: