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Eleven Madison Park named Best Restaurant near Madison Square Park for 2012

MadParkNews readers have selected Eleven Madison Park as the Best Restaurant near Madison Square Park for 2012. Considering Chef Daniel Humm’s restaurant is considered one of the best in the world (3 Michelin stars, #10 in the world), this should come as no surprise. On its heels in the voting were Almond, Gramercy Tavern, and ABC Kitchen.

We are very lucky to have such a great restaurant right next to Madison Square Park. And honestly, every restaurant that was nominated is worth trying.

Here are the full results:

best restaurant in the flatiron 2013

Eleven Madison Park reportedly drops choose-your-own-ingredient grid format

Word is in from Eater that Eleven Madison Park has dropped their innovative Grid-format menu, where diners could choose the core ingredients of their dishes from among 16 choices (4 columns of 4 choices).

They are still serving the 16 course tasting menu for $195, but it seems the decision on ingredients is left to the chef (although I am sure they can still work around all dietary restrictions).

Regardless, we have no doubt the meal is still phenomenal.

Eleven Madison Park and Chicago’s Alinea in a secret collaboration

Rumors are swirling about two of the best restaurants in the United States, our own Eleven Madison Park and Chicago’s Alinea. A youtube video called 21st Century Ltd published by Alinea last week suggests that the restaurants will be collaborating in some way, as they both pack up their kitchens in the video. The Eleven Madison Park team addresses their boxes to Chicago, and the Alinea crew addresses their boxes to NYC. The title of the video references the 20th Century Limited, a luxurious train that ran between New York and Chicago, so of course each then head to their respective train stations.

Best guess right now is that the Alinea crew will be working out of the Eleven Madison Park space, and the Eleven Madison Park team will be going to the Alinea space in Chicago. What do you think? (There is even a Facebook page for the collaboration:

Here is the mysterious video:

Big changes coming to the Eleven Madison Park dining experience

The New York Times reports that coming in September, Eleven Madison Park will be changing up their dining experience to not just feed you with their impeccable dishes, but also add a bit of entertainment to the presentation. The $125 four-course menu will be retired, and instead the only option will be a 4 hour […]

Food photos from Flatiron Chefs 2012

Last night was the Flatiron Chefs event in Madison Square Park, which in a few hours typically raises $200,000+ to support the upkeep of and free cultural programs in Madison Square Park. The event featured 26 of the best chefs and restaurants in the neighborhood serving up signature tastes of some amazing food. Once again […]


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