Alto. Midtown, High-end, Italian, Conant, Prix Fixe, L'Impero off-spring. (212) 308-1099.
Mr. Conant's food makes a powerful argument for Alto. Stay tuned for the cookbook and television show. --Asimov
"Like a sweet, sweaty romp, this is the sort of food that makes you crave a cigarette." --Strong
As expected, the word on Alto is that it's the real deal.
As we rolled out of Alto...I felt drunk on life and completely in food love. And this is not just because the food is utterly dazzling, and not just because Conant is clearly growing more talented by moment, having started out as a cook at San Domenico, and then moved onto City Eatery and Chianti before hitting gold with L