Nov 2011

GIVEAWAY: Eleven Madison Park Cookbook

Eleven Madison Park is one of New York City’s most popular fine-dining establishments, and one of only a handful to receive three Michelin stars and four stars from the New York Times. Under the leadership of Executive Chef Daniel Humm and General Manager Will Guidara since 2006, the restaurant has soared to new heights and has become one of the premier dining destinations in the world.

The Astronomer and I dined at Eleven Madison Park this past spring and had a beautiful time. Not only was the food and plating stunning, but the service was friendly yet polished. We can’t imagine a trip to New York without a meal here from this point forward. This place is a gem.

Eleven Madison Park: The Cookbook is a sumptuous tribute to the unforgettable experience of dining in the restaurant, where the latest culinary techniques are married with classical French cuisine. The book features more than 125 sophisticated recipes, arranged by season, adapted for the home cook, and accompanied by stunning full-color photographs by Francesco Tonelli.

“Eleven Madison Park: The Cookbook” Giveaway

I have TWO copies of Eleven Madison Park: The Cookbook to give away to TWO gas•tron•o•my readers. To qualify for the giveaway, please leave a comment with your name and email address in the appropriate fields, and your answer to the following question: What is your favorite New York City restaurant? For two more chances to win, follow me on Twitter (@GastronomyBlog) and/or on Facebook. Then, leave additional comments on this post to let me know.

I’ll be using a random number generator to choose the winner. All entries must be received by Friday, November 25, 2011 at midnight PST. Good luck!

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102 thoughts on “GIVEAWAY: Eleven Madison Park Cookbook

  1. Acrually I’d have to say EMP …went there this summer and was absolutely delighted as I rarely do fine dining. Loved that they ended the meal with egg creams. So perfect. 🙂

  2. It’s comfort food… I love Peanut Butter & Company on Sullivan. It’s a great place to go with friends and have a delicious sandwich at lunch!

  3. I always have to stop by Cafe Habana for their killer Mexican corn and I also love Momofuku for the pork belly buns!

  4. I hope to eat at Eleven Madison Park one day! Until then, my best meal in NY so far has been at Locanda Verde.

  5. I haven’t been to New York much, but I’d have to go with Momofuku Noodle Bar. Ramen and fried chicken! Mmm.

  6. I’ve only been there once for business and didn’t get a chance to go out much, but I did get to go to Crumbs Bakeshop. Mmm, cupcakes 🙂

  7. I’ve never been to New York but it’s definitely on my list of to-dos! I have heard sterling reviews of Momofuku… so that would definitely be one of the first restaurants that I hit up! Thanks for the chance to win this cookbook–French cuisine is in my top 5. 🙂

  8. Don’t frequent New York enough to have a favorite, but I’d love to try La Sirene when I visit next time!

  9. My favorite restaurant in NYC is Redhead… The flatbread with braised short ribs/caramelized onions/horseradish cream is heavenly… And… They also have my favorite burger in the city!

  10. I haven’t been to NY..but am planning a trip for next August! Will definitely keep these suggestions in mind 🙂

  11. There are too many to choose from, so my favorite restaurant of my last trip to NY was Traif. And clearly I am already following you on Twitter and “like” you on Facebook 🙂

  12. THE SPOTTED PIG. April Bloomfield does ricotta gnudi like no other!!!!!! That place is aawwwwwwweeesome! 🙂

  13. My NY dining experiences have been far & few, but I love something as simple as a slice of Artichoke Basille’s Pizza & Bar’s Artichoke pizza!

  14. I haven’t been back to NYC in aaaages. This needs to be remedied ASAP! I really liked Sullivan Street Bakery.

  15. my favorite hands down is eleven madison park! i ate there this past june and it was one of the best meals of my life so far. the service was friendly, food was delicious, and the granola that they gave as a takeaway gift was by far the best i have ever eaten. i’m not usually one to speak superlatives, but eleven madison was truly an amazing experience. i can’t wait to eat there again in the future =)

  16. I’ve been loving the Mermaid Inn Oyster Bar – most consistent good food + service + oysters = true love.

  17. My favorite NYC restaurant would probably have to be Via Quadronno for their amazing panini & coffee drinks!

  18. my last trip to nyc was almost 8 years ago and i remembered eating at balthazar restaurant and dugged the vibe there. that was pre fat-ass food blogging days. i should probably head back to the big apple one of these days….

  19. OMG. I haven’t eaten in NYC enough, but I loved momofuku milk bar. I’m still holding out for a future meal at torrisi italian specialties.

    Followed on twitter and facebook!

  20. Wow, what a great giveaway Cathy!
    I’ve loved Pastis since the first time I set foot inside 10 years ago. So many great memories there, and I will always remain loyal.

  21. Just got back from NYC this morning. Had an amazing experience at EMP. That has certainly moved to the top of my list.

  22. Current favorite has to be Tom Colicchio’s Riverpark. Great service, beautiful restaurant and, of course, wonderful eats.

  23. I’ve actually never been to New York. My girlfriend recognized Eleven Madison Park as the place from Sex and the City, and I would love to take her someday.

  24. Favorite NYC meal has got to be EMP! One of the most memorable dining experiences of my life and got to meet the chef! Unforgettable!

  25. Masa. Oh my, I have no words to describe how incredible dinner was there. Would also love to try Per Se but haven’t been yet.

  26. Hmmmm… I didn’t go to New York for very long, but I guess I like…… Hmmmm…. I don’t know. I don’t have a favorite restaurant. 😛

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