This New York restaurant has a wait list for 10 years

This New York Restaurant Has A Wait List For 10 Years

A restaurant in New York has a 10-year wait list to get in, and it isn't even in Manhattan.

The exclusive eatery is called Damon Baehrel, which is also the name of the chef, and it is located in the basement of his home in the rural town of Earlton.

ABC News recently caught up with Baehrel who recalls the many doubters he and his wife had when they decided to start the restaurant in 1989.

Now, he says, "I have reservations confirmed through 2025."

Part of the reason for the long wait is that the restaurant seats a maximum of 20 but rarely reaches that number because he works completely alone.

Another is that he famously forages for and harvests the majority of each meal's components from his 12-acre farm himself; for example, he grinds and presses the oil from fallen acorns.

Once at the restaurant, diners are typically treated to a meal that has more than 20 courses, lasts around 5 hours, and exceeds $300 a person.

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