Where to eat for NYC Restaurant Week 2010

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Kittichai at 60 Thompson
Kittichai at 60 Thompson

NYC foodies rejoice! Restaurant Week is here at last! Well, almost.

This winter’s NYC Restaurant Week kicks off on January 25 and runs through February 7 (and lucky for you, that’s actually two weeks). The list of participating restaurants went up yesterday, which means it’s time to get a jump on your reservations!

Twice a year New York City teams up with some of its best restaurants to give voracious eaters a chance to dine at top spots for discount prices, with participants offering a three-course lunch for $24 and/or a three-course dinner for $35.

New York’s hotels are home to many of this winter’s participating eateries, not all of which are worth your time. Below we’ll tell you about some of our favorite hotel restaurants around NYC, all equally worthy of your reservations.

Restaurant: Nougatine at Jean-Georges
Hotel: Trump International Hotel and Tower
The Food: French-inspired cuisine from culinary powerhouse Jean-Georges Vongerichten.

Restaurant: Kittichai
Hotel: 60 Thompson
The Food: Thai food meets hip and trendy. See our photos.

Restaurant: Breslin Bar and Dining Room
Hotel: Ace Hotel
The Food: English fare, with a focus on meat and snout-to-tail cooking (recently opened by the owners of The Spotted Pig). (Lunch only).

Restaurant: Asiate
Hotel: Mandarin Oriental, New York
The Food: New American with an Asian flair. (Lunch only). See our photos.

Restaurant: maze by Gordon Ramsay
Hotel: The London NYC
The Food: French-based small plates with Asian influences from the restaurant’s incendiary British namesake. See our photos.

Restaurant: Mercer Kitchen
Hotel: Mercer Hotel
The Food: New American in one of Jean-Georges’ more hip settings. See our photos.

See the full list of participating restaurants at nycgo.com.

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