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Vinous Table: Langosteria, Milan, Italy

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Ian D'Agata, Oct 2018

Langosteria is one of the hippest restaurants in Milan that harkens back to Paris brasseries, but with a Milanese fashion attitude, very good food and a truly outstanding wine list.

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Vinous Table: The Modern, New York, NY

Vinous Table, United States: New York

Ian D'Agata, Oct 2018

The Modern’s beautiful interior space and garden views are very fitting for a restaurant housed within the Museum of Modern Art. And just as fittingly, it is one of NYC’s best dining spots.

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Vinous Table: Pierre Gagnaire, Paris, France

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Ian D'Agata, Sep 2018

Many food experts believe that Pierre Gagnaire is France’s most talented, inventive chef. My last visit at his Paris temple of culinary delights confirmed that the man is still on a mission.

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Vinous Table: Lyle’s, London, UK

Vinous Table, United Kingdom

Neal Martin, Sep 2018

I will tell you what is cool. Lyle’s – in cool Shoreditch in cool East London in the cool Tea Building. I am freezing cold by the time I walk inside because I have passed so many cool people all with beards, multiple tattoos and multi-warhead piercings. With the capital’s restaurant scene buzzing, I wanted a cool Vinous Table but the trouble is, hip ‘n trendy restaurants usually fall flat on their face in the one department that really matters – the food. Would Lyle’s be the same?

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Vinous Table: Terrazza Vittoria, Sorrento, Italy

Vinous Table, Italy: Center & South

Ian D'Agata, Sep 2018

The Terrazza Vittoria in Sorrento is the beautiful terrace restaurant of the Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria, which offers a simple but fine lunch menu of classics in breathtakingly beautiful surroundings.

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Vinous Table: T’ang Court, Hong Kong

Vinous Table, China

Ian D'Agata, Sep 2018

One of Hong Kong’s most famous restaurants, the multi-award winning T’ang Court may not be the last word in trendy, but it offers precise cooking and a fine wine list in a classic, refined atmosphere.

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Vinous Table: Brat, London, UK

Vinous Table, United Kingdom

Neal Martin, Aug 2018

Brat exemplifies everything a restaurant should aspire towards in 2018. It is no wonder that the following day I find Tomos Parry splashed over the weekend supplements, with Brat declared as the hottest ticket in town.


Vinous Table: Il Cascinale Nuovo, Isola d'Asti, Italy

Vinous Table, Italy: Piedmont

Antonio Galloni, Aug 2018

In all of the years I have been visiting Piedmont I have never dined at Il Cascinale Nuovo, a local institution that celebrates its fiftieth birthday in 2018. What an oversight. I won’t let that happen again.

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Vinous Table: Mammà, Capri, Italy

Vinous Table, Italy: Center & South

Ian D'Agata, Aug 2018

Mammà offers striking views and terrific food and wine in one of the world’s most singularly beautiful places, the island of Capri. Professional service and a talented chef take care of the rest.


Vinous Table: Marea, New York, NY

Vinous Table, United States: New York

Antonio Galloni, Aug 2018

Organized at the last minute, this intimate dinner with a small group of friends is a fabulous way to spend a summer evening in Manhattan. I always find it relaxing to step into Marea’s elegant dining room, perhaps because my memories of this space go back to the days when it was home to Tony May’s iconic San Domenico. Since 2009, Chef/Owner Michael White has delighted guests with a contemporary fish and seafood-based menu that is just as exciting today as it was when Marea first opened. The pastas in particular showcase White’s cooking and creative flair to a great effect.