Mon-Thu, 7am-midnight; Fri-Sat, 7am-1am; Sun, 7am-11pm
N, R, W at Prince St.
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Within Christian Liaigre’s conversion of a catacomb into a sultry, shadowy quartet of fluid yet diverse sectors, chef-owner Jean-Georges Vongerichten reveals how a few ingredients can create flavors that are lucid and compelling. Olive and radicchio join stewed rabbit, mint and coriander ring sea bass carpaccio, tomato soup is sparked by chili pepper and crabmeat. You may be sorry you never sprang for that loft on Spring.Brunch
Sat.–Sun., 11 a.m. –4 p.m.
Lunch, Mon.–Fri., 11:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., $32
Bar is open Mon.–Thu. until 2 a.m., Fri.–Sat. until 3 a.m., and 1 a.m. on Sunday.
Steamed skate, $19; Maine lobster, $40