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Welcome to New York: Uptown Brasserie

By Marcus Samuelsson | May 31, 2013

Uptown Brasserie

Uptown Brasserie

When it comes to food while traveling, we should never compromise.  When traveling the globe for work or pleasure, we end up eating at some of the best places—some people even seeking out certain destinations because of their cuisine. Yet why can’t airports offer an amazing meal while you are en route to your vacation? Why are we forced to eat only fast food or prepackaged sandwiches when we are on business trips with three, four or five different destinations? Not only have we come to expect that airport food will be overpriced, tasteless and junk, but we have accepted it.  The new terminal at JFK is bent on breaking that mold.

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Uptown Brasserie Opens Today at JFK!

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | May 24, 2013

JFK, Terminal 4, marcus samuelsson, brasserie
JFK, Terminal 4, marcus samuelsson, brasserie

Image of the brand new Uptown Brasserie by Marcus Samuelsson, open now at JFK Terminal 4

Uptown Brasserie opens today at JFK Terminal 4. Uptown Brasserie highlights classic American favorites with an international influence in a New York-style brasserie setting, and the best seat in the house will be a view of the open kitchen. More images coming soon but here’s the full menu….we’re out at JFK celebrating the opening which joins a new food and beverage program with elevated dining options at the most important airport in the world. We’re proud to join Danny Meyer and Nancy Silverton (among others) to help provide an unparalleled dining experience to the 11 million travelers flying in and out of JFK and the expected 15 million travelers by 2014.

Stay tuned and see you at the airport!


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