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BEST Wine Program

2016 BEST Wine Program

Select Oyster Bar


Unlike the chef-owners who delegate oenophilic duties elsewhere, Michael Serpa has embraced the role of part-time wine professional, curating an astute list that displays the same fastidiousness as his seafood menu. Debating between a sancerre and that stony Sicilian rosé?… read more»

2015 BEST Wine Program



The only thing more exciting than chef-owner Tim Maslow’s impeccable pastas and Asian-influenced small plates? Fellow Momofuku alum Theresa Paopao’s adventurous wine list, which focuses on unique varietals (think: Austrian zweigelt and Corsican nielluccio) and rare treasures. With more than… read more»

2014 BEST Wine Program

Belly Wine Bar


This city has no shortage of fab cellars boasting wine menus as thick as a midsize town’s phone book. But lately we’ve been digging vino programs that trade exhaustive depth and range for singular points of view. At Belly Wine… read more»