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Mischa is a New American restaurant from Alex Stupak located in Midtown Manhattan, within The Hugh, at 157 East 53rd Street, between 3rd Avenue and Lexington Avenue.
The lunch and dinner menus showcase a variety of dishes that reflect a range of culinary interests and ideas, imbued with a sensibility indicative of our New York City home. The beverage menu mirrors this as well, with fresh takes on classic cocktails alongside a locally-sourced beer list and an international selection of wine and spirits.
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About our chef
Alex Stupak is the Chef and Co-Owner of Mischa.
Born in Massachusetts, Alex became a scholar of the avant-garde and molecular gastronomy movements. He worked as the pastry chef at Clio in Boston with Ken Oringer, then at Alinea in Chicago with Grant Achatz, and subsequently at wd~50 in New York City with Wylie Dufresne. He went on to open multiple restaurants under the Empellón brand, including a Midtown Manhattan flagship located at 510 Madison Avenue and ranked No. 19 on the New York Times‘ “100 Best Restaurants in New York City” list.
Alex was selected as one of Food & Wine’s Best New Chefs in 2013 and has since received multiple James Beard Foundation Awards nominations, including one for his 2015 book Tacos: Recipes and Provocations [Clarkson Potter].