Best Menu Collaboration

Part of the fun of having a night out at a chef-driven restaurant like Matt Bolus’ 404 Kitchen is getting to experience the collaborative creativity of the chefs and cooks putting their heads together. The pandemic has made it more difficult to capture that same joy, but 404’s Staycation series comes awfully close. Chef Bolus called in favors from acclaimed chefs like Marcus Samuelsson, Grace Hu and Andrew Zimmern to create exclusive tasting menus borne out of the cultures of the guest chefs. Hu’s take on Hunan and Szechuan dining set a high bar throughout June that has only been matched by following chefs. LANCE CONZETT

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