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Inn Service – Beverage Media

Located on the second floor of the The Edition Hotel in the Flatiron District, in a building originally constructed in 1909 as the headquarters for The Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, The Clocktower occupies three mahogany-paneled, intimate rooms.

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The Dish, CBS This Morning

Born in England, acclaimed chef Jason Atherton started cooking at age 12 in the seaside hotel run by his family. At 16 he ran away to London and got a job at a Michelin-starred restaurant — all while living in a youth hostel. After years working under prominent chefs, he began building his own global restaurant empire. Atherton, who opened The Clocktower in New York two years ago, joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to share his culinary journey.

 

Chef’s from NYC’s La Sirena, more, add highbrown spin to lowbrow eats – AM New York

The use of cereal milk has helped launch a bakery empire (hello, Milk Bar) and add a bit of nostalgic whimsy to a variety of foodstuffs — including cocktails. At Stephen Starr’s restaurant inside the EDITION hotel, it’s used in the American Cereal Killer, a signature cocktail that’s been a menu constant since the spot opened in spring 2015.

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Grab n Go Breakfast – The Chew, ABC

American Cereal Killer Cocktail

 

12 Most Romantic Restaurants in NYC – Jetsetter

Set within Flatiron’s modern Edition hotel is Michelin starred U.K. chef Jason Atherton’s The Clocktower, a sort of globally-inspired new American eatery that takes its steaks especially seriously.

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The Best NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2017 Restaurants in Manhattan – Time Out New York

The restaurant from Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton in the Edition Hotel serves British-influenced lunch plates like macaroni and cheese with ox cheek, and fish and chips with English peas. The NYC Restaurant Week deal is only available for lunch.

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The Absolute Best French Fries in New York – Grub Street

“Chef Jason Atherton’s fries are technically chips, as in the very British kind that are paired off with battered cod fillets and mushy peas. They arrive blotted and buttoned up, almost debonair in a silver cup, and the caddy of condiments on the side augments the properness of it all, down to the lemon wrapped in muslin. Three rounds in the fryer give the potatoes a nice crunchy exterior and a buttery mashlike texture inside.”

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100 Ways to Celebrate National Burger Day – USA Today

“National Burger Month ends with a bang on Saturday with the “official” National Hamburger Day. Our bodies can’t afford to celebrate every food holiday, but when it comes to an excuse to bite into a juicy, over-the-top burger, we’re in — how can you not be with 100 options?”

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Classic Desserts Are Returning to New York Menus  – Grub Street

“In the relentless pendulum swing of global tastes, France and its iconic cuisine have been going through a slump. You’d never know it, though, from the proliferation of classic French desserts around town.”

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The Absolute Best Steak in New York  – Grub Street

“For six weeks, the editors of New York Magazine and Grub Street are publishing a series of definitive lists that declare the absolute best versions of 101 things to eat, drink, and do. And when it comes to the great iconic dishes of the city, nothing stirs the passions quite as fiercely as a great, bloody, well-charred chunk of beefsteak.”

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How to make cereal milk cocktails…  – Chicago Tribune

“When I was a kid, my favorite part of Saturday morning was waking up before my family, parking myself in the living room and turning immediately to the cartoons.”

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12 Restaurants Perfect for a Group Dinner – Eater, New York

“Finding a restaurant to please a large group can be tricky. Thankfully, there a plenty of wonderful restaurants all around the city offering solid options for a group dinner.”

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Eat Drink Lucky 2016 Beverage Trend Predictions – Huffington Post

“From soda to cider to Aquavit and smoky cocktails, 2016’s beverage trends truly have something for everyone. So raise a glass (or two!) and toast to the year ahead, perhaps with a glass of orange wine.”

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27 Simple and Sexy Cocktails for Valentine’s Day – Observer.com

“The infamous love day comes with a few givens—chocolates, roses and, of course, cocktails.”

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Adam Platt’s Where to Eat 2016 – Grub Street

“Similar retro pleasures are available at Stephen Starr’s lavish restaurant The Clocktower,…”

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13 Ways to Upgrade Your Kitchen in 2016 – Grub Street

“For those who don’t dig the earthy look of ceramics and prefer something more playful,…”

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Top 25 Restaurants in New York to Eat at Right Now – GAYOT.com

What time is it? It’s time to eat at British chef Jason Atherton’s Big Apple debut restaurant.”

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NYC’s Best Restaurants of 2015– PureWow.com

“And the most amazing dishes we ate there.”

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The Top Restaurant Newcomers of 2015– NY.EATER.com

“This year, we asked the group eight questions running the gamut from meal of the year to top restaurant newcomers.”

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New York City’s Best New Brunches of 2015 – THRILLIST | New York

“For those times when regular old eggs and bacon just won’t cut it ,…”

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New Year’s Eve: Flappers, Bond or the Big Easy – THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

“Oysters, caviar and foie gras are featured on the New Year’s Eve menu at the Clocktower at the New York Edition Hotel.”

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The Clocktower Review – THE INFATUATION

“Let it be known that The Clocktower is the sign of times changing.”

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Autumn’s best apple dishes, sweets and drinks – USA TODAY TRAVEL

“At the Clocktower in New York, Jason Atherton, the chef behind London restaurants Pollen Street Social and Berners Tavern among others, is now replicating the quintessentially British dish on American shores.”

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Adam Platt on the Best New Breakfasts in New York Right Now – Grub Street

“..but if you’re looking for a quick morning fix of two sunny-side-up eggs, sausage, a roasted tomato, mushrooms, and a knob of ye olde blood pudding, chef Jason Atherton’s elegantly composed dish will do just fine.”

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New York City’s Top Cocktail Bars – NY.EATER.com

“Just like the food at Stephen Starr’s restaurant, the drinks at The Clocktower are perfectly executed and served with flair.”

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Full English Breakfast Hops the Pond – THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

“What’s better than starting the day with a full English breakfast? Nothing in all the world.”

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The Top 10 Power Lunch Restaurants – WORTH MAGAZINE

“Even the diners’ body language exudes power.”

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The Clocktower Reinvents the Man Cave in the Form of a Fancy Resto – GOTHAM MAGAZINE

“A man with a barely tutored eye for interior design, say a few seasons of Mad Men under his belt, will know instantly that the Clocktower dining rooms were once a real man’s man cave.”

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The Craziest Drink Garnishes in NYC – TIMEOUT.com

“It’s no secret that New Yorkers are a loud, proud and over-the-top bunch, with a fittingly
decadent food and drink culture to match.”

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The Clocktower Buck All the Trends and Is Better For It – NY.EATER.com

“In a city that’s justifiably become laser focused on a healthier and more casual
style of epicurean enlightenment … Atherton provides the polar opposite.”

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NYC’s best restaurant is bold bold buzzy and beautiful – NYPOST.com

“His menu blows away any prejudice about stodgy-sounding ‘modern-traditional British’
— it’s heavily modern-American influenced, as well.”

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‘Restaurant Review: The Clocktower in Midtown South – THE NEW YORK TIMES

“How to describe the rest? It’s festive and generous, and it looks exciting.
Classic sauces and techniques are used, but they don’t feel like old hat.
Mr. Atherton’s cooking is not pretentious, but it has the celebratory elegance
that traditional hotel dining rooms promise to deliver and rarely do.”

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The Clocktower Sets Its Tables With Etsy Knick Knacks – NY.EATER.com

“The Clocktower belongs to a small collection of restaurants…
that find their inspiration not from predicting the lean future of
food but rather by tipping a hat to its indulgent past.”

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30 iconic American hotel bars everyone should have a drink at – BUSINESS INSIDER UK

“The Clocktower restaurant and bar is new to the scene — but nonetheless historic.”

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Brunch With a British Bent at the Clocktower – THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

“The Clocktower may be housed in one of New York City’s most iconic buildings,
but its menu boasts a British flair.”

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Competition & Cocktails: 7 NYC Bars & Restos with Games – GOTHAM MAGAZINE

“A night at a bar/restaurant doesn’t mean you have to stick to dinner and drinks.
Check out these hotspots, including some with rooftop views of the city,
where you can play games while you sip and snack.”

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