French food in NYC: New restaurants to try now

Traveling to Paris for the real deal is an experience unto itself.

But New Yorkers looking for classic French cuisine — without hopping on a plane — are very lucky.

From Bouley to Balthazar, Le Bernardin to Jean-Georges, the city is not lacking in renowned bistros and fine-dining destinations.

There are even more offerings to try: Here are four new restaurants to know for French fare.

Meredith Deliso