Pouring a deep brown with little head, this roasty stout gives off enticing aromas of fresh coffee, chocolate bars, and scorched malt.
The Olde Bar is a Jose Garces project—the kitchen is helmed by Chef de Cuisine Mike Siegel—but it feels different from his other restaurants around town.
Petit Rôti, from Chef Olivier Desaintmartin—of Caribou Cafe and Zinc—is just what the neighborhood needed. It’s a cheerful place, its country-French-yellow walls offset by vivid blue-and-white tiles above the counter area
Ortolana pizza, with its base of Piennolo grape tomatoes from Vesuvius was cleverly streaked with the slow, sizzling heat of Calabrian chili oil.