This is the place the town’s discerning trenchermen are all fighting to get into. Chef-owner Andy Nusser, who served apprenticeships at Babbo and Po, has a fondness for robust, elemental flavors, which he shuffles together in deliciously ingenious ways. more →
Fried calamari; patatas bravas; fried duck egg; sliced skirt steak.
"If they build it, you will come." That sums up Joe Bastianich and Mario Batali's partnership so far. In Casa Mono, a tapas bar-restaurant with a New York sensibility, they have another hit on their hands. more →
Pumpkin and goat cheese croquetas; fried calamari; chipirones with white beans; scallops with cava and chorizo; quail with quince and granada; dorada; steak with onion marmelada; pequillo peppers with oxtails; grilled artichokes, Brussels sprouts and parsnips; patatas bravas; orange sorbet with pomegranate and muscato; fudgy chocolate cake with chocolate ice cream and chocolate-covered almonds; cheesecake with orange-date ice cream; and membrillo.
Perhaps the most below-the-radar restaurant in the Joe Bastianich-Mario Batali empire, tapas ‘n’ more emporium Casa Mono serves riveting Spanish food in a very tight space. more →