200 Schermerhorn St., Brooklyn, NY, 11201
nr. Hoyt St.
By helenr on 8/27/2010
The real highlights of this bajillion-course meal was the slew of one-bite amuses that preceded the official, pre-printed menu. In particular: an oyster with yuzu gelee, king crab with a sliver of watermelon radish, a completely elevating cube of compressed watermelon with olive oil and sea salt. The rest was good, but compared to the Le Bernardin-esque studied simplicity of those sharp, hyper-flavorful elements, the multi-component mains (black bass AND cod cheek AND squid AND escargot on the same three-bite plate?) were a little muddy. In any case, bite for bite it's maybe the best use of $135 in the city right now - all the more so while it's still BYO.