Balthazar (New York City) from Tyler Florence's 9 Favorite Restaurants Around the World Slideshow

Tyler Florence's 9 Favorite Restaurants Around the World Slideshow

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Balthazar (New York City)

Balthazar is not only one of New York's highest rated French restaurants, it is also Tyler Florence's all-time favorite restaurant for a sit down meal.

“My hands down favorite restaurant is Balthazar in New York City 'cause I think there's different levels of satiation,” said Florence. “There's nutrients and there's satiating the soul and I just think Balthazar is the epicenter of New York City.”

The restaurant boasts a menu of signature and gourmet French fare, including moules frites, duck confit, and chicken liver with fois gras mousse. Florence's favorite Balthazar dish is the steak tartare.

“The steak tartare is just sensational,” said Florence.