Retired politician Jerry Kretchmer didn’t know much about fine dining when he opened Gotham Bar & Grill 25 years ago.
But he liked what he saw in stylish young chef Alfred Portale: “Alfred came in wearing a mauve sweater, corduroy slacks and a great-looking watch. I said to him, ‘Alfred, if you cook as Read More
Gotham Bar & Grill is in many ways the quintessential New York restaurant. It is a postmodern take on the city, with its park balustrades, columns and even a Statue of Liberty presiding from one corner. It’s not a hushed temple of gastronomy where silver domes are whisked silently from the plates set down before Read More