Fuel is about food. I'd say they make the best steak in the city. If you're up for a splurge, their cote de Beouf for two is spectacular. Like no beef experience you'll ever have.
My husband and I enjoy sitting at the bar where we can oversee the open kitchen. We watched as our cote de beouf (a huge piece of 2 inch thick premium beef) Slow cooked and with love. I don't know how many methods they use, but at the end, the meet is perfectly cooked a medium rare all the way through. Even colour from the centre out.
This lushes thick cut is then split in half and each is served with a delicious side of veggies. The meat literally melts in your mouth. We think it's very much worth the $60 a piece for this beef experience.
We also came here for a 5 course tasting menu. Each dish is very well executed and you can tell the main chef is obsessed with food as he tastes and checks every plate that leaves the kitchen. His chefs are meticulous. We watched them cook every dish for us and they are very percise with their work and all seem to take great care in each dish.
The food and ambience is honest. Attention is paid foremost to the food. Very good portions. We have always left the restaurant feeling very well fed and taken care of.
Service is top notch. Servers are attentive and exact with their work. They take great care to serve professionally and with care. Friendly and very knowlegeable as well. We've asked every time we're there for wine recommendations and they always have great suggestions.
In fact we enjoyed the food and service so much that my husband and I had our rehearsal dinner for our wedding here. The restaurant served our party of 15 beautifully. They cooked each meal with the same attention they would for a party of 2.
I highly recommend Fuel. This is a high end restaurant, but don't expect pretension or stuffy waiters and snooty service. This is a comfortable place to just enjoy a great meal with friends. It's a place where the chef is more than happy to tell you how the dishes are made or where the ingredients are from. It's a place where the food is the main dish and where they're not shy about being bold about it. No little dainty dishes here, nope. Expect good sized portions and where meat is their forte.