100 Very Best Restaurants: #49 – The Red Hen



This Bloomingdale restaurant, known for its smart cocktails and happening bar, is a place any neighborhood would be happy to claim. We’re tempted to make a meal of starters—chicken-liver mousse, trout rillettes, and cacio e pepe arancini. But pastas are not to be missed, whether mafalde with porcini crema or sausage rigatoni. Moderate.