With its warm yellow-washed washed walls, wide windows, and long oyster bar, this SoHo newcomer has made a big splash. The food can be described as "contemporary American," meaning Mediterranean influences live happily beside those of Asia, and classic French cooking techniques are used all-around. Recent specials have included soft shell crab with jicama slaw and wild white salmon from the Pacific northwest. If you come for the early bird oyster special, you can settle into one of the couches by the bar and watch the very-SoHo clientele. In the summer, there`s a sunny patio.
This place serves up an American cuisine an emphasis on seafood and the raw bar. Expect to pay roughly $12 to $20 per person.
Atmosphere: The place has a romantic atmosphere. Table talk requires you to speak up a bit here.
More Reasons to Go: When weather permits, enjoy outdoor seating.
Eating & Drinking: Open for lunch and dinner. There`s a .An extensive beer list is available, and you`ll find that there is an excellent wine list. In addition, the restaurant has a seated bar inside.
Notable Mention: One of New York`s better restaurants.
Ways to Pay: Cash, MasterCard, Visa and American Express
Hours of Operation: Lunch Tue-Fri noon-3pm
Brunch Sat-Sun noon-4pm
Dinner Tue-Thu 6pm-10:45pm