If today's unseasonably warm weather is making you want to head outside for an extended lunch break, consider dining in serious style by heading over to Le Bernardin. Eric Ripert's famed French restaurant is now offering a $45, three-course lunch and donating five dollars from each meal to City Harvest. The menu will rotate weekly but rumor has it that hamachi tartare with cucumber, spring onion and citrus vinaigrette will be featured, as will poached skate with brown butter. Certain Bernardin classics will also make the menu rounds. [Grub Street]
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