The yakitori at Isakaya on Smith in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn
New York’s chefs have a reputation for not only creating some of the greatest-tasting dishes in the world, but the most beautiful ones as well. For these artists, food is the medium of choice. The results are stunning (and delicious!). Images © Ramsay de Give.
The braised lamb shank at Matisse at 924 Second Ave in Manhattan.
Profiteroles at Rouge et Blanc at 48 MacDougal Street in Manhattan.
The cheddar- and- mozzarella grilled cheese with tomato soup, at The Queens Kickshaw located at 40–17 Broadway in Astoria, Queens.
Chef Michael Abruzese worked in the kitchen of Polpettina, 102 Fisher Ave. in Easchester, N.Y.
Pork meatballs served over broccoli rabe at Polpettina in Easchester.
The Maine lobster roll from the Red Hook Lobster Pound, which has rolled out a truck for the summer.
The steamed crab dumplings at Yotel, a recently opened hotel at 570 Tenth Ave.
Hugo Mendez prepares a caesar salad at The Dauphin Grille, 1401 Ocean Ave. in Asbury Park, N.J.
The risotto alla pescatore at Zero Otto Nove Manhattan. The new location for the Bronx- based restaurant is 15 W. 21st St.
The clams in white wine and cilantro, photographed at Alfama located at 214 E. 52nd Street in New York.
The scallops, photographed at The The Dutch located at 131 Sullivan Street in New York, NY.
The ancho- battered pollack fish taco, photographed at Pachanga Patterson located at 33–17 31st Avenue in Astoria, Queens.
The hamburger, photographed at Miss Lily’s at 132 Houston Street in New York, NY.
The miso cured salmon, photographed at Niko located at 170 Mercer St. in New York, NY.
The chicken tikki masala at Bombay Heights in Brooklyn.
The blue cornmeal pancakes at Coppelia, a chelsea diner.
Fried zucchini blossom beignets at Petite Maison in Midtown.
Southern Hospitality’s pulled pork sandwich.
Eggs with Prosciutto at Buvette, a new restaurant in the West Village.
The beef top round sandwich at Oxley’s Carvery in Nolita.
he fish taco at Calexico in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn.