Tuesday, May 14, 2013

New York: Aquavit Restaurant.

New York: Aquavit Restaurant. The Scandinavian Aquavit restaurant in midtown Manhattan serves seasonal Nordic cuisine cooked by Chef Marcus Jernmark and Pastry Chef Emma Bengtsson, they were award a Michelin Star last November. 
Above. Modern photographic art by New York artists such as Richard Prince, Cindy Sherman and Laurie Simmons, above, adorn the walls.

Aquavit. The restaurant and bar area were designed by architect Michel Franck of Owen and Mandolfo. The mid-20th-century inspired interior design features classics like the Arne Jacobsen Egg Chairs and Swan Sofas in the bar area above. 

Spring Crudites, beets, radish and snow peas are dressed with a sweet onion vinaigrette.

Homemade Brown Butter is served with Danish Rye bread and Crispy Swedish bread with Cardamom.

Steamed Scottish Salmon on a bed of watercress, cauliflower with horseradish sauce.

Cardamon Panna Cotta with sweetened stewed strawberries, almond brittle, cream of almonds.

Even the water bottle is Scandinavian inspired.

The view  on east  55th Street from Aquavit’s dinning room window.

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