It may seem primitive, but cooking over an open flame has never been more on trend. Case in point: the two headlining restaurants that opened in the upscale Manhattan West complex this past fall — Mediterranean-leaning Zou Zou’s and Danny Meyer’s Ci Siamo — are based on live-fire cooking. Whether searing on a grill fueled by charcoal, turning on a spit, or roasting in a wood-burning oven, flame cooking imparts additional flavor without requiring a lot of sauce or fat. As an added bonus, fire lights up any room with a warming glow. Here are 12 spots that are fanning the flames.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it may pose a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission.Read More