Tue-Sat, 5:30pm-10pm; Sun-Mon, closed
E, V at Fifth Ave.-53rd St.
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
It's a testimony to the quick-change, upside-down nature of recession Manhattan that a joint that rose to prominence serving bootleg liquor during Prohibition now seeks to peddle gastronomic opulence on the sly, with a little wink, as if shaved black truffles and pats of overpriced foie gras have suddenly become some form of exotic contraband.Dress Code
Men, jacket required; no jeans or sneakers.
Tue.-Fri., 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m., $37; daily, after 6:30 p.m., $75