We scored a Gilt City deal for this place: $79 gets you two cocktails, two apps, two entrees and a shared dessert.
We started with the charred octopus and veal tartare. Both were well executed and tasty.
The octopus had a great snap to it, yet it was still very tender.
My wife picked the pork tenderloin for her entree. I thought it could have had a third medallion of pork, but since it came with some shank meat and belly meat, I guess it wasn’t a big deal.
I had the roasted skirt steak (Creekstone Farm), though I could swear it looked and tasted more like a hanger steak. It had a great outer crust from the roasting process, and it was cooked to a perfect medium rare inside. However, both this and the pork entree lacked salt. Luckily there was a small bowl of flake salt at the table for adding. 8/10.
For dessert we shared this chocolate mousse cake. Very nice.
As it turns out, the general manager remembered me from when she waited tables at Vic & Anthony’s. That earned us a complimentary glass of bubbly! So nice.
429 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10024