Holiday Special 2011 Travel Guide

A surprise is around every corner in Tony Bourdain's Holiday Special for 2011, but that doesn't stop him from enjoying New York's best. Get a list of the restaurants Tony visited during his Christmas.


Activities
The International Culinary Center
Tony meets with Dave Arnold, Director of Culinary Technology of The French Culinary Institute at The International Culinary Center. They discuss what Jesus might have eaten on his birthday. They conclude that pigeon would have been the main course.
  • 462 Broadway
  • New York, NY 10013 US

The International Culinary Center

Tony meets with Dave Arnold, Director of Culinary Technology of The French Culinary Institute at The International Culinary Center. They discuss what Jesus might have eaten on his birthday. They conclude that pigeon would have been the main course.
462 Broadway New York, NY, US
Lidia Bastianich's House
Tony and Christopher Walken joined Lidia Bastianich (who owns Felidia restaurant in NYC) at her home, for her representation of the Italian tradition of the Feast of the Seven Fishes. They dined on octopus, baccala mantecato and more.

Lidia Bastianich's House

Tony and Christopher Walken joined Lidia Bastianich (who owns Felidia restaurant in NYC) at her home, for her representation of the Italian tradition of the Feast of the Seven Fishes. They dined on octopus, baccala mantecato and more.
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Hotels
Ace Hotel
The hotel houses The John Dory Oyster Bar, No. 7 Sub shop and the Breslin Bar and Dining Room.
  • 20 West 29th Street
  • New York, NY 10001 US

Ace Hotel

The hotel houses The John Dory Oyster Bar, No. 7 Sub shop and the Breslin Bar and Dining Room.
20 West 29th Street New York, NY, US
Phone: +1 212-679-2222

Restaurants & Bars
The Spotted Pig
Tony joins chef April Bloomfield in the kitchen of The Spotted Pig. The 2 prepare a meal that includes duck, veal shanks and pig's trotter pie (meat pie).
  • 314 West 11th Street
  • New York, NY 10014 US

The Spotted Pig

Tony joins chef April Bloomfield in the kitchen of The Spotted Pig. The 2 prepare a meal that includes duck, veal shanks and pig's trotter pie (meat pie).
314 West 11th Street New York, NY, US
Blaue Gans
Chef Kurt Gutenbrunner prepares a traditional Austrian meal -- cooked venison that’s wrapped in a salt crust, served with dumplings. Gutenbrunner also tells Tony about the old Austrian fable of Krampus.
  • 139 Duane Street
  • New York, NY 10013 US

Blaue Gans

Chef Kurt Gutenbrunner prepares a traditional Austrian meal -- cooked venison that’s wrapped in a salt crust, served with dumplings. Gutenbrunner also tells Tony about the old Austrian fable of Krampus.
139 Duane Street New York, NY, US
El Quinto Pino
Chefs Alex Raij and Eder Montero treat Tony to a Catalonian traditional meal called escudella.
  • 401 West 24th Street
  • New York, NY 10011 US

El Quinto Pino

Chefs Alex Raij and Eder Montero treat Tony to a Catalonian traditional meal called escudella.
401 West 24th Street New York, NY, US
Les Halles
Tony goes back to his old stomping grounds at Les Halles. Chef Carlos Llaguno serves Tony the choucroute garnie -- smoked pork loin, veal sausage, frankfurter, smoked bacon, boiled potatoes and sauerkraut -- all slowly cooked in beer.
  • 411 Park Avenue South
  • New York, NY 10016 US

Les Halles

Tony goes back to his old stomping grounds at Les Halles. Chef Carlos Llaguno serves Tony the choucroute garnie -- smoked pork loin, veal sausage, frankfurter, smoked bacon, boiled potatoes and sauerkraut -- all slowly cooked in beer.
411 Park Avenue South New York, NY, US
Barney Greengrass
While pondering the meaning of the holidays, Tony orders an amazing platter from Barney Greengrass. The platter includes white fish Salad, Nova Scotia salmon, smoked sturgeon, capers and more.
  • 541 Amsterdam Avenue
  • New York, NY 10024 US

Barney Greengrass

While pondering the meaning of the holidays, Tony orders an amazing platter from Barney Greengrass. The platter includes white fish Salad, Nova Scotia salmon, smoked sturgeon, capers and more.
541 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY, US
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