Recently, Paris has seen a recent influx of American influence as American chefs open more approachable ‘farm to table’ style restaurants and even food trucks. But it’s New York’s turn to take it’s cues (once again) from the city of lights (and good food). Frederic Duca who hails from a town near Marsailles, France, brings us Racines, a French wine bar with an ever changing menu of seasonal produce.
After earning a Michelin Star at L’Instant d’Or in Paris, Duca headed to the states to open the American outpost of the famed Parisian hotspot. Red snapper with mussels, foraged Oregon wild morels, and English peas with lobster and vanilla oil…sound appealing to anyone? Duca’s menu focuses on the freshest ingredients available and has the critics singing his praises.