TOP MUSEUM RESTAURNTS

10 MUSEUM RESTAURANTS WORTH TRAVELING FOR
by Chaney Kwak
 
Museums educate the mind, dazzle the eye, and, in some cases, entertain the palate. Far from offering cafeteria chow, cultural institutions today often have restaurants that are Michelin-starred fine-dining experiences—or simply serve excellent local dishes. Here are ten of our favorite museum restaurants around the world.
 
The Modern at The Museum of Modern Art
 

Nathan Rawlinson
 
The museum: It’s not hyperbole to say that New York’s Museum of Modern Art is one of the world’s most influential art museums. It routinely hosts blockbuster exhibits (such as last year’s “Matisse: The Cut-Outs”), and its holdings—which include masterpieces from Van Gogh, Pollock, and Picasso—are unparalleled.
 
The food: The Modern, a Michelin-starred restaurant, showcases Chef Abram Bissell’s ever-changing creations. Dishes often feature rarified ingredients, such as truffle-cured lobster or cistrusy foie gras tart. And the surroundings—the museum overlook’s MoMA’s sculpture garden—are as beautiful as the food.
 
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