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    Lea, North America

  230 Park Ave - New York, NY           
Lea, a 60 seat wine bar, reataurant-lounge adds an opulent quality of romance to Grand Central's typically professional ambiance. Behind dark wooden slats, nestled in the hollowed granite halls of the Helmsley building, Invoking a 19th century writer’s den of the romantic period, Lea is a seductive and secluded wine bar and lounge located near Grand Central.
    Le Bar Bat, North America
  311 West 57th St. - New York, NY
          
Some come for our acclaimed Coastal Mediterranean cuisine. Others visit Providence take in the surroundings of the space that decades earlier was a landmark church, followed by a world-famous recording studio in which Hendrix, Sinatra, The Stones, Streisand and The Ramones created historic records. Still others frequent Providence to soak in the after work lounge vibe or to groove at one of the few remaining venues in the city where dinner and dancing are offered under one roof. http://www.lebarbat.com/
    Beacon Restaurant, North America
  25 W. 56th Street - (5th-6th Aves.) - New York, NY           
Waldy Malouf. Chef, co-owner and author.
    Sparks Steak House, North America
  210 East 46th Street - New York, NY           
Sparks Steak House was established in 1966 on East 18th street by brothers Pat and Mike Cetta. They turned Spark's Pub into steak house and in 1977 they moved it to its current location. Sparks' worldwide reputation for great steaks and fabulous wine cellar was assured in 2001 when the New York Post rated them "the greatest steak house in Manhattan". Sparks' wine list, with its incredible range and reasonable prices, has been awarded the Wine Spectator magazine's Grand Award every year since 1981.
    Via Sete, South America
  Rua Garcia D'Ávila, 125 - Ipanema - Rio de Janeiro, RJ           
O Via Sete foi concebido para ser um oásis no centro urbano. O sabor da comida, o ambiente aconchegante e a valorização dos sentidos. Achamos que comer bem é mais que uma necessidade, é uma Via de Prazer. Antenado com as tendências da arte contemporânea, o Via Sete apresenta a cada 2 meses, no interior do restaurante de Ipanema, um painel artístico diferente, e na última quinta do mês realiza o 5º Lounge, com DJs e músicos convidados.
    Gibraltar, South America
  Rua Nuta James, 65 ljs.I/J/K - Barra da Tijuca - Rio de Janeir, RJ           
O Gibraltar é uma viagem à cozinha mediterrânea, seus aromas e sabores. Único restaurante do Rio de Janeiro com iguarias como o King Crab, além de bruschettas e tapas diversos. Do salão com charmosa adega climatizada ou da varanda vê-se a cozinha em plena atividade. Da grelha saem frutos do mar sempre frescos: camarão, lagosta, lagostim, cavaca, salmão, bacalhau e outros peixes. Da cozinha, massas e risotos clássico mediterrâneos com toques contemporâneos. E do forno à lenha, pizzas gourmet com influências napolitanas. Pra finalizar... sobremesas divinas! . A cozinha mediterrânea é naturalmente saudável. É focada em grãos, azeitonas e azeite de oliva. Há também leguminosas, hortaliças, frutas, vinhos, alho, queijo, cebolas, peixe, aves e ovos. Com freqüência são as especiarias e ervas que identificam as cozinhas individuais dentro do Mediterrâneo.
    Sushi Mar, South America
  Rua dos Oitis, 6 - lojas D e E - Gávea - Rio de Janeiro, RJ           
    Sea Grill at Rockefeller Center, The, North America
  19 West 49th Street - New York, NY            
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Winner of the prestigious 2007 Ivy Award, The Sea Grill at Rockefeller Center is a stunning example of the very freshest oceanic delicacies, with ingredient-driven and locally sourced specialties. Continuously ranked among a handful of New York's top seafood restaurants, the sublime cuisine and sleek, modern setting are highlighted by the spectacular views at this landmark location.
    Hansl, South America
  Rua Professor Júlio Lohman, 132 - Barra da Tijuca - Rio de Janeiro, RJ           
O restaurante austríaco Hansl promove no inverno Festival de Fondue, tornando-se endereço tradicional e ponto de encontro dos apreciadores da culinária suíça e alemã. Outras opções apreciadas é o filé flambado no conhaque. Local com ambientação correta para um jantar a dois.
    Levana, North America
  141 West 69th Street - New York, NY           
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    City Hall Restaurant, North America
  131 Duane Street - Church Steet - West Broadway - New York, NY           
Located just blocks from city government, courts and Wall Street, City Hall Restaurant has become the destination of choice for everyone who works, lives and visits the original hardt of New York City.
    Tribeca Grill, North America
  375 Greenwich Street - New York, NY
          
Tribeca Grill is co-owned by renowned restaurateur Drew Nieporent and legendary actor Robert De Niro. It opened to much acclaim in 1990 and was instrumental in helping put the Tribeca neighborhood on the map. Its all-star roster of investors includes such luminaries as Bill Murray, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Sean Penn, Ed Harris, Lou Diamond Philips, Russell Simmons, Peter Max, Christopher Walken and Harvey & Bob Weinstein of Miramax Films. http://www.myriadrestaurantgroup.com
    Riverdale Garden, The, North America
  4576 Manhattan College Parkway - Bronx, NY            
The Riverdale Garden welcomes you with a comfortable fine dining experience in the tree-lined Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx, New York. The restaurant features no-nonsense seasonal cuisine in a casual and elegant atmosphere, including a flower garden (for dining al fresco), terrace and a wood burning stove.
    Alcaparra, South America
  Praia do Flamengo, 150 - Flamengo - Rio de Janeiro, RJ           
Há mais de onze anos, empresários, turistas, artistas, senhoras da sociedade, executivos, freqüentam os salões do Alcaparra. O eclético público espelha a variedade de sua cozinha internacional, que agrada aos mais exigentes paladares.
Massas feitas artesanalmente, frutos do mar, aves, carnes e caças fazem parte do delicioso cardápio da casa.
O restaurante ainda possui um aconchegante American Bar, perfeito para sua happy hour.
    La Plancha, South America
  Av. Ayrton Senna, 1791 boxes 7 a 10 - Rio de Janeiro, RJ           
O La Plancha sob a supervisão do Chef Luis Andrés Gonzalez oferece um serviço de boa qualidade. Com um cardápio bem elaborado e variado, típico da cozinha espanhola, tradicionalmente farta, com aroma e sabores inconfundíveis, constituem verdadeiras especiarias, como moquecas, tortillas, ensaladitas, paellas entre outras, agradando aos mais exigentes paladares.
    La Caravelle Restaurant, North America
  33 W. 55th Street - (5th-6th Aves.) - New York, NY           
"Whatever cuisine mood you are in, from French and Italian to Lebanese, from American or Steakhouse to Japanese, Vietnamese, or Chinese, our delicious bubbles can accompany your dining experience. We have new additions to our wonderful list of restaurants serving La Caravelle Champagne"
    Le Colonial, North America
  149 East 57th Street - (3rd-Lexington Aves.) - New York, NY           
NYC's noted upscale Vietnamese restaurant. Beauty, romance and spirit of French colonial Southeast.
    Le Cirque 2000, North America
  455 Madison Ave. - (50th 51st Streets) - New York, NY           
    Le Perigord, North America
  405 East 52nd Street - (1st Ave.) - New York, NY           
Le Périgord's fine appetizer display has lost none of its zip. A splendid plateful holds tangy terrines, various fish and shellfish and small salads--almost a meal.
The new kitchen team is as consistent as a Swiss watch, deft in meats as in seafood, and quickly developing a new dessert identity with pastry chef Serge Decrauzat. His light but lingering fruit-based specials augment Le Périgord's familiar and friendly trolley of tarts, mousses and floating islands. - Crain's New York
    Church Lounge, North America
  2 Sixth Ave. - (White Street) - New York, NY           
Located in the center of the hotel’s soaring atrium, the Church Lounge is the contemporary incarnation of the classic New York hotel bar. An intimate gathering place by day, and a downtown destination by night, Church Lounge TriBeCa’s long, glossy bar, plush armchairs, and softly glowing lighting provide the ultimate in sophisticated downtown socializing. From a classic American menu designed exclusively by Tribeca Grand chefs to some of the best signature cocktails New York City has to offer, the stylish Church Lounge provides guests with a flash of downtown city life at its best. Weekends keep up the pace with a leisurely buffet-style Grand Sunday Brunch, a brunch both New York City locals and hotel guests call their favorite.
    Uncle Jack's Steakhouse - Bayside, North America
  39-40 Bell Blvd. - Bayside, NY           
Specializing in 21 day dry aged USDA Prime meats, Kobe beef, Australian lobster tails and offering a wide array of seafood and wines. Join us for our old world charm and impeccable service.
    Emporio de Garda, South America
  Rua Guaraiuva, 309 - Brooklin - São Paulo, SP           
Pratos prontos, pratos congelados, salagados, sanduíches a metro, saladas, sobremesas, doces, bolos, sucos. Cozinha em casa. Entregamos em sua casa ou empresa.
    Utsav Festive India, North America
  1185 Avenue of the Americas - New York, NY           
Indian Restaurant.
    Avra Estiatorio, North America
  141 East 48th Street - New York, NY           
Open since February 2000, Avra's reputation is spreading like Brushfire. Innovative Greek architect Yianni Skordas has turned the spacious Avra's interior into a cozy space evocative of an Ionnian home. Everything about Avra is homey. From the flowers to the Jerusalem limestone floors, stonewash walls of the interior remind one of the traditional white walls and blue roofs often seen in postcards of Greece and its famous islands. The large wooden, framed, French doors were open to an outdoor patio creating a most pleasant country spring breeze.
    Arpeggio Food & Wine, North America
  Lincoln Center Plaza - New York, NY           
A casual, stylish, full-service a la carte restaurant highlighting innovative Mediterannean cuisine and seasonal ingredients as well as local and global wine selections along with specialty cocktails and mocktails. Guests can dine at the bar, in the lounge, in the center room, or join us at Arpeggio Outdoors choosing from appetizers, main courses, artisanal cheeses and cured meats.
    Rock Center Café, North America
  20 West 50th Street - New York, NY            
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With a stunning view of The Rink at Rockefeller Center in the winter months along with the spectacular Manhattan cityscape, Rock Center Café boasts a series of original Warhol prints in its popular bar and one of the most memorable settings imaginable for dining and entertaining. Serving an exceptional breakfast and an outstanding contemporary American lunch and dinner, it's a place you'll return to again and again. This stylish "workhorse" is open 365 days a year to serve your every need.
    Quinta, South America
  Rua Luciano Gallet, 150 - Vargem Grande - Rio de Janeiro, RJ           
Localizado em Vargem Grande em local silencioso cercado por vegetação bem cuidada o Restaurante Quinta, tem recebido excelentes recomendações dos principais gourmets da cidade pela excelência de sua cozinha. Apícius, nome respeitado pela mídia especializada é só elogios pela culinária do restaurante. Affonso Romona de Santana, também tece elogios infindáveis pela qualidade das iguarias servidas no local. Endereço perfeito para frequenta-lo com a família em qualquer dia da semana.
    Broadway Joe Steak House, North America
  315 West 46th Street - New York, NY           
Just 3 blocks from the "core" of the "Big Apple" — Times Square — the center of it all! Near the David Letterman Show, Rosie O'Donnell Show & other popular TV talk/variety programs. BROADWAY JOE STEAKHOUSE has catered to every type of celebrity from the stars of Broadway, Movies & Television to New York Sports Teams like the Knicks, Yankees, Mets and Rangers. Most recently we were promoted as a dinner "give-away" on the Rosie O'Donnell Show and the Late Show with David Letterman.
    Wallsé, North America
  344 W. 11th St. - New York, NY           
While decidedly elegant, Chef Gutenbrunner avoided the hype associated with many New York restaurants, intending instead to allow Wallsé to develop a personality which was heavily contributed to by his clients. The restaurant quickly found its balance as both a destination for discerning diners and a neighborhood haunt for West Villagers.
Although it has been granted numerous rave reviews and awards, Chef Gutenbrunner takes the most pride in the stable base of customers who return to Wallsé again and again.
    Fratelli, South America
  Av. Sernambetiba, 2916 - Barra da Tijuca - Rio de Janeiro, RJ           
Uma casa para os amantes da boa mesa. Da reconhecida carta de vinhos ao atendimento impecável, passando pela riqueza de sua cozinha, tudo é cuidado nos mínimos detalhes para proporcionar momentos únicos. Risoto de parmesão com foie gras é imperdível.