Thursday, December 21, 2006

Cooking, Baking, and Restaurant Investigating - what can't our students do!

Culinary Arts Student Contributor: Shaya Klechevsky

Watch out Frank Bruni, The FCI has its own restaurant critic in-house! Join our very own Culinary Arts student Shaya as he reviews NYC’s most popular restaurants. Here’s a quick sampling of what he has to say…

Petrossian Paris
182 West 58th Street - Map
Corner of 7th Avenue
New York, NY
(212) 245-2214
French-influenced Contemporary

Ahh, restaurant week in New York City. For anyone who enjoys dining out as much as I do, and lives on a budget - this is a godsend, especially when you take advantage of the affordable prix fixe lunch and dinner menus at one of New York City's premium restaurants. Although restaurant week "dictates" that prix fixe dinner's are generally $35, Petrossian Paris has an all-year long running "Theater Prix Fixe" for $35 with a slightly different menu.

Upon first approaching the corner entrance of Petrossian, housed in the Alwyn Court Building, you cross the threshold of two massive convex glass doors in a substantial black wrought-iron frame, to alight a small ascension of stairs into the main dining area. As soon as you walk in, the opulence and character of the decor is evident. The bar, directly to the right, is tastefully decorated with pink Finnish granite, lined with fixed, dark gray leather rotating stools set in front of angled art deco style mirrors (which were situated behind the bar)…

To read the rest of this review and check out many more, visit
Shaya’s Restaurant Review.

1 comment:

E J Moas said...

I have been using Shayas reviews for a long time, he is one of the few people I trust when it comes to dining out.

Check Out his Blog and put it in your fav's.