So, St. Louis is all about "where did you go to high school." NYC is "if you can make it here..." Danny Meyer has conquered both. Just an incredible 2.5-3 hour pleasure ride dinner. No one makes you feel like you have to leave and the comfortable setting makes you want to stay all night. And I think they would even let you if you asked. The staff is VERY accommodating and service was phenomenal.
Lamb is a signature and you know why after one bite. Get it medium rare and you will never look back. Sea bass to REAL steak tartare was just a pleasurable experience. Perfectly prepared. Perfectly printed.
Wine selections are perhaps the highlight with a well rounded list from very affordable to the $1,100 Bryant (not sure even this St. Louisan has many of those in inventory) and the real pleasure is you are NOT up-sold like many NYC locations I have frequented.
Getting a table is SO SO hard but keep trying. Going to the intersection of NYC and St. Louis is a great ride. Get on board at Gramercy.