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90 Thompson St. (Spring St.) Send to Phone
212-966-2755
This unpretentious New York-style bistro in SoHo serves up an accessible but complex menu of New American dishes.

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Lunch & Dinner Tues.-Sun., Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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: This elegant but casual SoHo restaurant refers to itself as a “New York Bistro.” The French-doors-meets-pressed-tin-ceiling give chef-owner Terrance Cave (formerly of Blue Ribbon and Metrazur) a perfect venue for his American cuisine that’s laced with worldly flair. The pyramid of crispy calamari, sitting atop a large dollop of fresh guacamole, manages to be refreshingly grease-less. The Colorado rack of lamb is tasteful, assisted by a cast of marinated artichokes, horseradish scallop potatoes, and crunchy asparagus. The duck breast, sitting in a shallow pool of maple-flavored tomato sauce, is crispy on the outside and tender inside. Service is casual and friendly, but about as professional and knowledgeable as you’d find in the city’s best restaurants.
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