Snag a Hard-to-Get Table This Weekend

Stick around town and cash in on open reservations
Roasted Duck Breast
Agern's Roasted Duck Breast | Photo: Evan Sung

Summer is nearly over, but you have one last chance to score that tough-to-get reservation before the fall madness sets in. Labor Day weekend is a dining connoisseur’s gold mine: As people head out of town, tables at some of New York’s hardest-to-get-into spots open up.

One of the lucky ones staying in town this weekend? Find your favorite hot spots in DINE.

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Here are a few picks to get you started:

Agern: Check out Danish restaurateur Claus Meyer’s tasting-menu spot tucked away in a quiet corner of Grand Central Terminal. 

Dirt Candy: Try Amanda Cohen’s palace to vegetables where the flowers are meant to be eaten.


Radish Salad for a special lunch at the restaurant today!

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Nix: Where vegetables comes with a side of cool
Chocolate Mousse Cake | Photo: Courtesy of NIX

Minetta Tavern: Visit the Keith McNally burger destination that never disappoints.
Minetta Tavern's Black Label Burger | Photo: Emilie Balz

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