ADA, ALIAS, AMY RUTH'S, ARABELLE, ARQUA, ATELIER, BARBUTO, BARNEY GREENGRASS, BAROLO, BAR PITTI, BETTE, BIVIO, BLUE SMOKE, BOUTERIN, BRAVO GIANNI, BURGER JOINT, CAFE ASEAN, CAFE BOTANICA, CAFE DES ARTISTES, CAFE LUXEMBOURG, CAFE PIERRE, CANTON, CARMINE'S, CARNEGIE DELI, CELESTE, CHEZ JOSEPHINE, CHIAM, CHIN CHIN, CHOLA, CHURRASCARIA PLATAFORMA, CITY HALL, COCO PAZZO, CORNER BISTRO, DEGREZIA, DELMONICO'S, DINOSAUR BBQ, DUANE PARK CAFE, ERMINIA, FALAI, 57 57, FLORENT, F.ILLI PONTE, FRANK, FRANK'S, FREEMANS, GENNARO, GINO, GRIFONE, GRIMALDI'S, HATSUHANA, IL BAGATTO, IL GIGLIO, INDOCHINE, INSIDE, JOSIE'S, JUNIOR'S, KATZ'S DELI, LITTLE GIANT, LATTANZI, LE BILBOQUET, LOMBARDI'S, MAYA, MI COCINA, MIRACLE GRILL, MR. K'S, NOBU 57, NORMA'S, OMEN, ONERA, PERRY STREET, POKE, PRIMAVERA, RAINBOW ROOM, RAO'S, RUBY FOO'S, RUTH'S CHRIS, SAIGON GRILL, SISTINA, STAGE DELI, SUSHISAMBA, TAVERN ON THE GREEN, TERRACE IN THE SKY, THALASSA, TIA POL, TRATTORIA ROMANA, ZEN PALATE and ZOCALO.
Further demonstrating just how narrow the Michelin focus is, all but a tiny handful of Cuban, Indian, bbq, dessert and deli cuisine places, as well as -- expectedly -- burger & pizza joints have been snubbed.
The upside here is that the above is also a list of venues that as compared to their Michelin-listed friends will be less inundated with French and Japanese tourists come Christmas time. We say, let the people have their fun at The Mall. We'll be at Freemans.
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