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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Vong

200 E. 54th St. (Second & Third Aves.) Send to Phone
212-486-9592
Perfect fusion, layering French and Thai flavors in an exquisite presentation.

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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Vong, New York, NY

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Vong Restaurant Review

: Between the glittering atmosphere, beautiful people, and last-but-certainly-not-least food, you’ll feel like you’ve walked into a sensory extravaganza at Vong. That it’s on its way to becoming a minichain (with branches in Hong Kong, London and Chicago) makes Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Thai-French emporium no less remarkable or unique. David Rockwell's décor is an Asian fantasy: burnt orange and salmon colors, collage-covered walls with faux decay and faded newspapers, potted palms, recessed booths, louvered-wooden shades, spice displays, gold-leaf details and even a small shrine. The menu---one of the first really successful attempts at fusion cuisine---marries Vongerichten's French heritage with his fascination for Thai food that developed in his many years as a chef in Bangkok. These days, while Vongerichten busily expands his restaurant empire, Pierre Schutz manages the kitchen, and he's carrying the torch admirably. The crab spring roll with outer crunch and inner delicacy and lobster with Thai herbs are deceptively simple in presentation, but extremely exotic in flavor.
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