Tag Archives: Daniel Cappello

Masson Returns with Majorelle, at The Lowell

“When you come to a restaurant like this, it’s like a mini-vacation—an escape from the outside world,” Charles Masson tells me. The fabled restaurateur, of La Grenouille legend, is speaking about his latest culinary undertaking, Majorelle, which just opened in the newly revamped ground-level spaces of The Lowell, the Upper East Side’s jewel box of …

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 …

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, …