241 Church Street New YorkNY10013
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Where to Sit:
Reservations must be made far in advance (sometimes weeks) for tables in the main dining rooms. But it's equally fun to sit at the communal table, which is set aside for walk-ins. Get there before 9pm, when the crowds start to gather.
by Citysearch on May 19, 2009 from Citysearch
What to Drink:
The house cocktails are inspired, especially the Ginger Marja-Rita, made with Sauza Tres Anejo, lime and fresh ginger, and rimmed with ginger salt, and the Mother of Pearl, with rum and fresh coconut milk.
by Citysearch on May 19, 2009 from Citysearch

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Matsugen Restaurant Review:
Jean-Georges Vongerichten's affection for the Far East somehow shows up in all of his restaurants by way of carved teak furniture or exotic spices. Now, in teaming up with the Matsushita brothers, who run the well-known chain of Matsugen restaurants in Japan, JGV pioneers "soba cuisine" in TriBeCa. This time, though, the master chef leaves the cooking to the originators, so that every detail in...
by gayot on April 13, 2017 from gayot
Anal in the best Japanese way. Like the commissary of a zen museum. Matsushita brothers team with Jean Georges for immaculately sourced, exquisitely prepared, über-authentic fare. Soba’s the specialty, both hot and cold, plus yuba sashimi, scallop with urchin, Maine lobster shabu shabu. Minimalist digs suitably sleek, with delicate metal chairbacks along the attenuated communal table. Give an...
by blackbookmagus on December 28, 2008 from blackbookmagus
Editorial Review:
In the sleek space once housed by 66, Jean-Georges opens a noodle-centric spot in Tribeca.
by by Contributor at Citysearch on July 17, 2008 from Citysearch
Haute Chinese a la Jean-Georges, where the food and the scene compete for top billing.:
The Scene
Even the most polite conversationalists will find their eyes wandering, as a parade of notable names makes its way past the long communal table toward the more exclusive dining...
by by Allison Austin at Citysearch on August 14, 2003 from Citysearch

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by menuism on June 08, 2017 from menuism