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S&W Chicago Celebrates 20 Years

Smith & Wollensky Chicago is celebrating 20 years this month as the quintessential steakhouse in the city that knows its steak. Regarded in many circles as “America’s Steakhouse,” the restaurant opened April 15, 1998 on the Chicago River and has since served signature USDA Prime steaks, premium seafood and award-winning... Read More>

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May 2018 Opening of Wellesley, MA Location

Smith & Wollensky is pleased to announce that it will be bringing a taste of “America’s Steakhouse” to the Boston suburb of Wellesley, Massachusetts in late May 2018. ... Read More>

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As Seen In FSR Magazine

When consumers buy a bottle of wine, most of them know what variety of grapes they’re drinking in that particular vintage. But do they know what properties—or even how many different vineyards—those grapes come from? Not likely. Matt King, corporate executive chef of Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group, likens the way the meat industry works to winemaking. ... Read More>

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Smith & Wollensky Celebrates 40th Anniversary in October

This October, Smith & Wollensky is pleased to celebrating 40 years as America’s classic steakhouse.  The original Smith & Wollensky location opened in 1977 in New York City, and has since become an institution known for its American hospitality and New-York style swagger. Famously described by the New York Times as “a... Read More>

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Smith & Wollensky Earns 2017 Wine Spectator Awards

Wine Spectator began its program to recognize the world’s best wine lists in 1981. There are three levels: the Award of Excellence, the Best of Award of Excellence and the Grand Award. Smith & Wollensky has won the Best of Award of Excellence at locations in Boston Atlantic Wharf, Boston Back Bay, Chicago, Columbus, Houston, Miami Beach and New York City.... Read More>

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Grilling Tips From Executive Chef Matt King

Summer is upon us – Prime time for grilling and entertaining with steaks in your own home. But, before you fire up the grill this season, plan ahead for the right steak selection and grilling preparation – a few details can make a big difference for the perfect steaks.... Read More>

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S&W Columbus Renovation

Smith & Wollensky is celebrating 15 years in Columbus with the completion of a large-scale makeover to its Easton Town Center location. ... Read More>

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Smith & Wollensky & Double R Ranch

We are pleased to announce a new beef partnership with esteemed Double R Ranch, located in the Pacific Northwest. ... Read More>

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A Message To Our Las Vegas Guests

We wanted to share some very important news regarding our location on the Las Vegas Strip, which will be closing its doors at the end of this month. Please take note, Smith & Wollensky is NOT "leaving Las Vegas."... Read More>

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Smith & Wollensky Miami Completes Major Renovation

The steakhouse remains open during the multi-phased project, which began earlier this summer.... Read More>

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