10 "Experimental" Restaurants in New York.
If you’re interested in experiencing a chef incubator, make a reservation for this intimate, special-occasion dinner.
Contra is a Lower East Side restaurant that serves a rotating menu of seasonal, experimental dishes, and wine that’s cooler than you are.
You’ll leave Gem on the Lower East Side excited for the future of vegetables, meat, and dining out.
Red Paper Clip serves a very good six-course tasting menu for $95 in a bare West Village space.
For a place where dinner costs $255, Momofuku Ko is surprisingly relaxed. The tasting menu changes often, but expect excellent food.
Chef’s Table At Brooklyn Fare in Hell’s Kitchen serves a tasting menu that’s unlike anything else you’ll eat in NYC.
Blanca is a 12-seat tasting-menu restaurant hidden in a room behind Roberta’s. And it’s incredible.
Honey Badger is a tiny, experimental restaurant in Prospect Lefferts Garden that serves things like ostrich tartare in an ostrich shell.