When I graduated from FIT, my parents came to visit me in New York. We are all big foodies and love trying out new restaurants whenever we can. My stepdad loves steaks just about as much as I do, and he had told me about Del Frisco’s, a classic New York steak house on Sixth Avenue, the sponsor for today’s post. Naturally, we went there, and we had an amazing night with fantastic food and great wine to accompany it.
About a week ago I finally made it back there, this time together with my friends Sharlene and Bryant (you may already know Bryant, considering he’s the guy taking all my photos and videos over the past two months.. and Sharlene is his girlfriend :). Every time I step into the restaurant I feel it immediately like an Old-New Yorker: the grand interior, the lively atmosphere, and of course the stunning view of Sixth Avenue through the large glass windows.
The real deal starts when you sit down though. An array of mouthwatering appetizers, surf and turf at its finest with addicting sides to go with it, and lastly an amazing selection of wine — we’re talking a wine-menu as thick as a book, with an excellent sommelier to help you navigate and match to the meal of your choosing.
It felt like we tried it all (definitely get the thick-cut bacon to start and the lobster mashed potato on the side!!), but at the same time it feels like we missed out on so many other things we would’ve loved to try. Del Frisco’s recently introduced a new Dry Aged Steak Collection, so I had the 45-Day Dry Aged Prime Strip and it. Was. Fantastic. Perfectly cooked to a medium-well temperature, it is actually among the best steaks I’ve ever had, and believe me, I’ve tried more than a few.
We honestly had such a wonderful evening together, also thanks to our super-charming and entertaining waiter named Brian, so that we ended up sitting there for three hours, and Sharlene literally said “I felt like I had an actual dinner. We didn’t eat just to eat, it was just a wonderful evening.” … Okay, I don’t know about ‘literally,’ I’m happy I even remembered the waiters name, but the sentiment was exactly that, and Bryant and I couldn’t have agreed more.
We finished the meal off with a drink, I tried their “Anejo Old-Fashioned” from their new cocktail menu, which was honestly the perfect fit for me. I love Old-Fashioneds, but recently prefer to sip on aged tequila over whiskey — as I said, perfect. All in all an absolutely magical evening, and I can’t wait to make it back there soon!
Photography by Bryant Littrean in Partnership with Del Frisco’s
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