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>
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>
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>
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>
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>
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>