Joshua Stern There are countless New York restaurants to choose from, and an even higher number of people vying for tables at the hottest spots in town. From "kitchen connections" to making reservations months in advance, New Yorkers will do just about anything to snag a seat for fine dining. Luckily, one native New Yorker understands that struggle, and he has found a way to help out a lucky few. We sat down with Joshua Stern, founder of the I Know The Chef app, which launched in February. The app allows members to access the best tables at some of the hottest restaurants across New York. Click through for our interview and to find out more!

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