The GofG Gift Bag: $300 Gift Card To Artisanal/Picholine Restaurants!

by Rachelle Hruska · March 19, 2009

$300 Gift Card to Artisanal Bistro & Wine Bar or Picholine. Award winning Chef Terrance Brennan and his staff are looking forward to welcoming one lucky GofG reader at either their Artisanal Bistro at 2 Park Avenue (named "one of the best bistros in NY" by Gourmet magazine and highest ranked in Zagat Survey), or Picholine on 64th street (the highest rated Mediterranean restaurant in NYC in Zagat). To win, email Stanley with "ARTISANAL" in the subject line.  We will be drawing lucky winner in a couple of days.  More info below...

Named a Best New Chef by Food & Wine magazine in 1995, Terrance Brennan is a five-time nominee for Best Chef: New York by the James Beard Foundation. Picholine received a James Beard Foundation nomination for the country's Outstanding Restaurant. Artisanal, named “one of the best bistros in New York” by Gourmet magazine is consistently one of the highest rated French bistros in the Zagat Survey. For more information, please visit,

Artisanal Fromagerie, Bistro, and Wine Bar, is located at 2 Park Avenue on 32nd Street between Park and Madison in New York. Monday night is COMFORT FOOD NIGHT at Artisanal Bistro and Wine Bar with dishes (all priced under $20). Artisanal has also introduced a new Bar Menu featuring a Grilled Cheese Bar ($12 to $15), a one-of-a-kind Pomme Frites Menu ($9) and Amuse-Bouches such as Smoked Paprika Popcorn and Paella Spring Rolls. The Bar Menu is available at the bar until 11pm Monday through Saturday, and Sunday until 10. p.m. Come in on Brew Tuesdays when our craft beers(regularly $7 to $13) are half price. 212-725-8585.

Picholine is located at 35 W. 64th Street in New York. For the past decade, Picholine has been the highest rated Mediterranean restaurant in the New York edition of Zagat Survey. The restaurant earned two stars in the 2008 and 2009 editions of Michelin Guide New York City. The Menu d’Economie available nightly at Picholine's Cheese and Wine Bar features a dozen Tasting Plates-- half-portion entrees—for $15 each. The 60 under 60 wine list is also available nightly at the Cheese and Wine Bar. Picholine also offers Tastes of Picholine a new three-course meal for $58. Each additional plate is $12. Tastes of Picholine is available in the Dining Room, Monday through Thursday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. 212-724-8585