A good meal is one of life's simple pleasures, like sleeping late or burning your trash. Revel in the good life with this Groupon.
- $89 for a chef's seasonal, vegetable tasting menu with wine for two (a $158 value)
The menu, which can range from five to seven courses depending on the night, changes every dinner and relies on seasonal vegetables. The meal lasts 2–3 hours and includes one glass of wine per person. Guests may also bring their own bottles of wine (there is no corkage fee).
Calling chef Daphne Cheng "inventive" is a bit of an understatement. Before each dinner service, she travels to the market that day to pick up seasonal vegetables. And when she gets back to the kitchen, she throws together tasty, vibrant dishes without following a recipe. She's even created a unique venue to showcase her culinary skills—Suite Threeohsix.
The vegetable-focused fine-dining supper club in a Tribeca loft gathers together a maximum of 16 diners for dinner several times a month. Guests sip wine and mingle with strangers while watching Cheng cook behind a glass wall. The intimate dinners routinely sell out, according to an article in Well+Good, which called Cheng's food "inventive, beautiful, and delicious." But that's not surprising for a chef who has listed clients such as Vera Wang, Alec Baldwin, and Lea Michele on her resume.
Cheng also uses her Suite Threeohsix space to host cooking classes, where she teaches students everything from knife basics to gluten-free baking. For her students who come with absolutely no cooking knowledge, her How to Boil Water class explains which angle to hold the magnifying glass against the kitchen window.