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When you dine at Le Bernardin, expect to receive gourmet gifts — and we’re not just talking about the delicious seafood. Chef Eric Ripert treats his guests well, sending out special goodies to begin and end each meal. At lunch, you’ll start off with an amuse-bouche, usually the restaurant’s traditional smoked salmon rillettes with toast points. After lunch, a basket of warm madeleines or financiers ends your meal at the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star restaurant.
At dinner, the Manhattan restaurant presents an ever-changing amuse-bouche and caps off the dining experience with a plate of petits fours. The tiny desserts include a rotating selection of traditional chocolates, macarons, financiers and fruit jellies.