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Hawks Restaurant Restaurant Review: With its New American cuisine and high-end design, Hawks is more likely to be found in one of the world's best cities, not a small-town suburb. The cool blue-grays, velvet-swathed bench seats and glistening chandelier are far from the local norm. Hawks focuses on fresh, seasonal ingredients, many from local producers, and its menu changes accordingly. Starters may include cauliflower soup with black truffle custard, ahi tartare with preserved lemon and pine nuts or foie gras terrine. Mains include grilled steelhead with artichokes and green onion, slow-roasted short rib with potato purée, or bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin with buttered cabbage. The same attention is given to desserts, such as the chocolate toffee pudding and braised pineapple with sesame sponge. For the full experience, order the chef's tasting menu, available with or without wine pairings, or take advantage of the special happy hour menu.