Dining

Not Too Crabby

My filet, cooked a perfect medium-rare, was served with a heaping side of lobster creamed corn. My date’s colossal pile of stone crabs came with a rich, world-famous mustard sauce. Our baked potato was as large as a football, decorated with sour cream, bacon, cheese, and scallions. She looked at the presentation, then at me. …

Luxury Handmade Carpets, Sustainable by Design

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZgLBLUxNtE[/youtube] When Tufenkian Artisan Carpets started crafting handmade luxury carpets, sustainability was at the very heart of their business, not merely an afterthought or trending fad. They created a business model that focused both on protecting the environment and the people in the communities where they work, and made it their goal to leave the …

We All Go To Margaux

by Daniel Cappello Once you fight your way through the bustling lobby, past the wall of diner-like booths lining the bar, then into the restaurant, you might think you’ve stumbled upon the New York sister restaurant of, say, Pierre Jancou’s Vivant Table in Paris. There’s an airy romance about the place, set into effect by …

Summertime And The Eating’s Easy

Here at Quest, we’re always looking for new, exciting places to eat. Recently, we’ve discovered two new noteworthy spots: restaurateur Chris Cannon and chef Chris Jaeckle’s latest East Village venture, all’onda, and Tender in Times Square, where the menu features modern American cuisine and an impressive sushi selection created by executive chef Dale Schnell whose experience includes positions …

King Cole Holds Court

by Daniel Cappello “They seated me,” texted a recent diner at the newly revamped King Cole Bar—now the King Cole Bar & Salon—to her dinner partner, who was running late, “behind an urn!” And by “urn,” she was referring to one of the rather dramatic “metal vases,” as they have been called by design connoisseurs—outsize, …