These days, it’s not much of a surprise to find a menu listing both Vietnamese Wagyu-beef carpaccio and nonna-inspired chicken meatballs draped in tomato sauce. What is a revelation is finding a kitchen that can nail a repertoire of dishes from an atlas’s worth of places. For the most part, Haidar Karoum’s team can.
The amber-lit room is part wine bar, part cocktail lounge, part restaurant and is as well suited for a post-Portrait Gallery cheese plate as it is for a lingering date night. If there’s one area to ignore, it’s the dessert section—the uninspired sweets feel stuck in the ’90s.
- Butter-lettuce salad with avocado and grapefruit
- Goat cheese with honey
- Duck confit with cornbread
- Miso-glazed sablefish
- Lamb chops with apricots
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