Michelin Picks 138 New York Restaurants Offering Value

Michelin named a record 138 restaurants in New York City that offer value for money, serving two courses and a glass of wine for $40 or less, plus tax and service.

New recipients of the Bib Gourmand include ABC Cocina, Bunker, Cata, Ciccio, Dear Bushwick, Il Poeta, John Brown Smokehouse, J. Restaurant Chez Asta, Mamak House, Mayfield, Mexicana Mama, Mexicosina, Murray’s Cheese Bar, Northeast Kingdom, Porsena, Prospect, Runner & Stone, Seersucker, Tang, Tertulia and Xixa.

The results were announced by Michelin today in an e-mailed release.

Jean-Georges Vongerichten, who holds three Michelin stars at Jean Georges, opened ABC Cocina earlier this year, serving dishes such as sweet pea empanadas and green chili yogurt; and peekytoe crab with corn fritters and chipotle mayo.

Dear Bushwick in Brooklyn describes itself as an English country kitchen, with the slogan, “The Pork Chop Is Back.” J. Restaurant Chez Asta is one of only four establishments in Harlem to make the list.

Michelin publishes the Bib Gourmand results one week ahead of its New York City Guide, which names the winners of stars. In the 2014 edition, 138 New York City restaurants, which include a diverse range of 31 cuisines across the five boroughs, have been designated as Bib Gourmands, compared with 126 last year.

Michelin & Cie, Europe’s largest tiremaker, produced its first guide in 1900. It was free of charge until 1920 and was intended for chauffeurs. The volume contained practical information, including street maps and tips on repairing tires. The company is based in Clermont-Ferrand, France.

The recommendations include:

ABC Cocina: Gramercy, Flatiron & Union Square
Al Bustan: Midtown East & Murray Hill
Alobar: Queens
Andy’s Seafood & Grill: Queens
Apizz: Lower East Side
Aroma Kitchen & Wine Bar: Greenwich, W. Village and Meatpacking
August: Greenwich, W. Village and Meatpacking
Ayada: Queens
Baci & Abbracci: Brooklyn
Basil Brick Oven Pizza: Queens
Battersby: Brooklyn
Beyoglu: Upper East Side
Bianca: Greenwich, W. Village and Meatpacking
Bistro 33: Queens
Bohemian: Greenwich, W. Village and Meatpacking
Boqueria: Gramercy, Flatiron & Union Square
Bread & Tulips: Gramercy, Flatiron & Union Square
Bunker: Queens
Buttermilk Channel: Brooklyn
Casa Enrique: Queens
Cata: Lower East Side
Char No. 4: Brooklyn
Chavela’s: Brooklyn
Cho Dang Gol: Midtown West
Ciccio: Soho & Nolita
Clinton St. Baking Company: Lower East Side
Co Ba: Chelsea
Congee Village: Lower East Side
Crispo: Greenwich, West Village & Meatpacking District
DBGB Kitchen & Bar: East Village
Dear Bushwick: Brooklyn
Dim Sum Go Go: Chinatown
Diner: Brooklyn
Dirt Candy: East Village
Don Antonio by Starita: Midtown West
Ed’s Lobster Bar: Soho & Nolita
Egg: Brooklyn
El Parador: Midtown East & Murray Hill
El Paso Taqueria: Harlem, Morningside and Wash. Heights
Enoteca Maria: Staten Island
Family Recipe: Lower East Side
Fatty ’Cue: Greenwich, West Village & Meatpacking District
Fatty Crab: Greenwich, West Village & Meatpacking District
Frankies 457 Spuntino: Brooklyn
Franny’s: Brooklyn
Garden Court Cafe: Upper East Side
The General Greene: Brooklyn
Gennaro: Upper West Side
The Good Fork: Brooklyn
Gran Electrica: Brooklyn
HanGawi: Midtown East & Murray Hill
Havana Café: Bronx
Hecho en Dumbo: Greenwich, West Village & Meatpacking District
Hill Country Chicken: Gramercy, Flatiron & Union Square
Hino Maru Ramen: Queens
Hunan House: Queens
Hunan Kitchen of Grand Sichuan: Queens
Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria: Greenwich, WVillage & Meatpacking
Il Poeta: Queens
Jean Claude: Soho & Nolita
JG Melon: Upper East Side
Jin Ramen: Harlem, Morningside & Washington Heights
John Brown Smokehouse: Queens
J. Restaurant Chez Asta: Harlem, Morningside & W. Heights
Katz’s: Lower East Side
Keste Pizza & Vino: Greenwich, West Village & Meatpacking
Land of Plenty: Midtown East & Murray Hill
Laut: Gramercy, Flatiron & Union Square
L’Ecole: SoHo & Nolita
Lil’ Frankie’s: East Village
Little Pepper: Queens
Lupa: Greenwich, West Village & Meatpacking
Lu Xiang Yuan: Queens
Mamak House: Queens
Mapo Tofu: Midtown East & Murray Hill
Marlow & Sons: Brooklyn
Mayfield: Brooklyn
The Meatball Shop: Lower East Side
Mercato: Midtown West
Mesa Coyoacan: Brooklyn
Mexicana Mama: Greenwich, West Village & Meatpacking
Mexicosina: Bronx
Mile End: Brooklyn
Miss Mamie’s Spoonbread Too: Upper West Side
Momofuku Noodle Bar: East Village
Momofuku Ssam Bar: East Village
Momokawa: Gramercy, Flatiron & Union Square
Murray’s Cheese Bar: Greenwich, West Village & Meatpacking
New Malaysia: Chinatown
Northeast Kingdom: Brooklyn
Northern Spy Food Co.: East Village
No. 7: Brooklyn
Nyonya: Chinatown
Ornella: Queens
Paulie Gee’s: Brooklyn
Perry Street: Greenwich, West Village & Meatpacking
Phoenix Garden: Midtown East & Murray Hill
Pok Pok NY: Brooklyn
Porsena: East Village
Prime Meats: Brooklyn
Prospect: Brooklyn
Prune: East Village
Purple Yam: Brooklyn
Robataya: East Village
Roberta’s: Brooklyn
Rubirosa: Soho & Nolita
Runner & Stone: Brooklyn
Rye: Brooklyn
Salt & Fat: Queens
Saravanaas: Gramercy, Flatiron & Union Square
Seersucker: Brooklyn
Seo: Midtown East & Murray Hill
Sip Sak: Midtown East & Murray Hill
Snack: Sojo & Nolita
Soba-Ya: East Village
Speedy Romeo: Brooklyn
Supper: East Village
Sura: Upper West Side
Szechuan Gourmet: Midtown West
Tang: Queens
Tanoreen: Brooklyn
Tertulia: Greenwich, West Village & Meatpacking
Tra Di Noi: Bronx
Traif: Brooklyn
Turkish Kitchen: Gramercy, Flatiron & Union Square
Uncle Zhou: Queens
Untitled: Upper East Side
Uva: Upper East Side
Vida: Staten Island
Vinegar Hill House: Brooklyn
Wild Edibles: Midtown East & Murray Hill
Xixa: Brooklyn
Yunnan Kitchen: Lower East Side
Zabb Elee: East Village
Zabb Elee: Queens
Zero Otto Nove: Bronx
Zoma: Harlem, Morningside & Washington Heights

(Richard Vines is the chief food critic for Muse, the arts and leisure section of Bloomberg News. He is U.K. and Ireland chairman of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards. Opinions expressed are his own.)

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