Our New York City debut with our new partner, famous MICHELIN star chef Kurt Gutenbrunner at his fabulous New York City restaurant ‘Blaue Gans’ (Blue goose) certainly was a fantastic start to our quest “talk of the town” in New York. Since then, we have not only enjoyed the Big Apple, but also continued to establish new exciting partnerships.

Today we would like to introduce you to a few, be assured, there are more to come over the next weeks and upcoming months!

neuschwansteiner-at-new-top-adresses-we-love-new-york-city-restaurant-nicholasLet’s start in New Jersey with Restaurant Nicholas. We are very proud that they have become our partners and serve Neuschwansteiner. Since 2000, Restaurant Nicholas has been one of the premier restaurant destinations in America.

With his no-nonsense approach to New American cuisine, Chef Nicholas Harary and his wife Melissa have redefined modern fine dining absent of the big city.

Located in Red Bank, NJ, an hour south of New York City, Restaurant Nicholas has garnered some of the highest praises from all avenues of the food industry including; four stars from the New York Times, and a 29/30 in both food and service from the Zagat Survey (2005-present).

In 2008, AOL named Restaurant Nicholas one of the top 11 restaurants in the country. From 2011-2013, Restaurant Nicholas was included in Gayot’s list of the Top 40 Restaurants in the US.

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Owner/ Executive Chef Nicholas Harary has wowed guests and critics alike since opening Restaurant Nicholas in 2000. As the top rated Zagat restaurant in New Jersey, Restaurant Nicholas provides guests with an elegant, fine dining experience that includes superior hospitality, celebrated New American cuisine and world class wines.

neuschwansteiner-at-new-top-adresses-we-love-new-york-city-restaurant-sojournOn the Upper-East-Side of NYC, SO·JOURN is a very cool location where New Yorkers can enjoy a chilled Neuschwansteiner. SO·JOURN stands for ‘a temporary stay’.

Their website states “Singular in character and taste, this is how we define a memorable moment. Start with a stay that embodies the spirit of culture in the Upper East Side’s sexiest restaurant.”

Their lively copper-coated wine bar was voted Winners Choice for vibrant bar scene on Manhattan’s Open Table.

The hip cabin atmosphere full of warm oak and red tones invites to stay whilst you can culinarily travel from plate-to-plate and from culture-to-culture by tasting their broad array of delights. It is a New American restaurant with globally influenced dishes. Locals and visitors alike are buzzing about the seasonal ingredients and worldy appeal.

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neuschwansteiner-at-new-top-adresses-we-love-new-york-city-restaurant-lallisseOn Lexington Avenue, Lalisse stands for excellent Mediterranean style cuisine.

They explain their philosophy: “Lallisse is a personal vision of ours, a restaurant-wine bar that connects New Yorkers with the passionate wine and food of Mediterranean and the food scene going on right now in the cafes of Paris, Rome, Madrid, Athens, Istanbul and the gastronomic capitals of Europe.

We are proud to present organic, biodynamic and sustainable wines that are traditionally made without the interference of modern wine making. It’s a place to enjoy simple, soulful, sustainable food and talk for hours over glasses of living, exciting wines.” … and now Neuschwansteiner may we add..

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neuschwansteiner-at-new-top-adresses-we-love-new-york-city-restaurant-thaliaLast but not least of todays Neuschwansteiner NYC guide, we proudly present: Thalia! Conveniently located in the heart of New York City’s bustling Theatre District, Thalia is one of the leading New American restaurants in New York and beyond. Thalia opened in 1999 and has continued to serve quality and creative interpretations of American Cuisine while exploring daring new ventures into the uncharted territories of food. Thalia’s interior features a dining room with soaring ceilings and a dramatic color scheme that reflects the theatrical sensibilities of the surrounding area while paying tribute to Broadway’s storied past. A large elliptical bar is surrounded by a cosy and romantic lounge offering an impressive wine list and inviting environment. The candlelit atmosphere makes Thalia a wonderful place to spend a special evening toasting with a fresh chilled Neuschwansteiner.

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Useful information:

Restaurant Nicholas

160 Route 35 South, Red Bank, NJ 07701
PH: (732) 345-9977
Fax: (732) 345-5225


Dining Room

Sunday – Thursday 5:30-10:00PM
Friday  & Saturday  5:30-11:00PM


Bar N

Sunday – Saturday Cocktails at 5PM

Dinner and Drinks

Sunday – Thursday 5:30-10:30PM
Friday  & Saturday  5:30-11:30PM


244 E 79th St, New York, NY 10075

(212) 537-7745


Sunday & Monday Dinner 5:00pm – 11:00pm
Tuesday – Thursday Dinner 5:00pm – 12:00am
Friday & Saturday Dinner 5:00pm – 1:00am
Saturday & Sunday Brunch 12:00pm – 4:00pm


Phone:  212 686 13 52161 Lexington Avenue

(30th St. and Lexington Ave Corner)

New York, NY 10016


Mon-Wed 11am – 11 pm
Thu-Fri 11 am-12 am
Saturday 9 am – 12 am
Sunday 9 am – 11 pm


P: (212) 399-4444
F: (212) 399-3268

828 8th Avenue (50th Street)
New York City, NY 10019


Lunch M-F 11:30am – 3:00pm
Lounge M-Sun 3:00pm – close
Dinner M-Sat 5:00pm – 11:30pm | Sun 4:30pm – 11:00pm
Brunch Sat-Sun 11:00am – 3:00pm


Inga Stracke
Inga Stracke is a multi-talented journalist, event organizer, and networker who is equally at home in the Formula 1™ paddocks around the globe as well as the winter hills of the 4-Hill-Ski jumping tournament and other world class events. She is also a motorsport travel advisor for DERTOUR. Born in Bavaria, Inga became famous as pit-lane reporter for German Sky-TV and F1’s™ own multi-channel digital TV, and she founded the first agency for F1™ commercial radio broadcast in D-A-CH. She also produced the first Formula 1™ live radio show nationwide in US/Canada and headed the creation of the original Red Bulletin. Inga regularly contributes culinary trip reviews and gourmet features for MICHELIN starred restaurants around the globe.