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Jun 26, 2014 09:14 AM

The Eddy (EV)

Anyone been?

SO went recently. I'll report back once I get some details beyond they liked it alot.

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  1. lt's right around the block from me; l haven't been, but the menu looks intriguing...

    1. SO and his dining companion (he had been to The Eddy a few times) had:

      *Crudo of scallop, mushroom escabeche, cilantro, chili threads

      *Raw asparagus salad, bonito vinaigrette, cashew, tarragon

      *Ricotta gnocchi, pea greens, hazlenuts, pickled ramps.

      *Grassfed ribeye, brillat savarin fondue, crushed potatoes.

      SO liked everything and plans to return next week for a business dinner.

      The Yelp perspective:

      1. Are those small plates or are the last three savory items on the menu main dishes? Their second dessert sounds fantastic, as long as they have a light hand with the salt: Cardomom Panna Cotta, Rhubarb Ice, Basil, Olive Oil, Sea Salt. The prices for the tasting menus are not listed. If anyone happens to know them, please post. Interesting-looking cocktails, too. I am intrigued, too, and will plan on going after I've saved up from some gigs.

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          1. re: financialdistrictresident

            And did he like it? When will he take you? :-)

            1. re: Pan

              No details from SO on the tasting menu yet so hopefully another hound will chime in re: pricing.

              Hopefully when we're in the same city at the same time :)

              1. re: financialdistrictresident

                lookingforaname stated above:

                "I feel like it was a $60 for the prix fix menu that's on their website"

                Unless portions are tiny, that would be a very fair price, especially if it's as good as people are saying.

                1. re: Pan

                  Pan, I don't remember SO saying anything about portions. If they were tiny he probably would have mentioned it. That said, we prefer quality over quantity/American size portions.

                  1. re: financialdistrictresident

                    Oh, same here, within reason, but it does affect expenses.

        1. Oh my god. I'm from Philly, and went to NYC just this week for my 15th anniversary. Went to the Eddy because of this link plus yelp reviews, and had to jump back here to report that it was INCREDIBLE. Every single course was just full of interesting flavor and texture combos. Service was perfectly attentive. Every single damn detail hit the mark. It's small - get reservations - but totally go.

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          1. re: lookingforaname

            Thanks a lot for reporting! Can you tell us anything about the prices?

            1. re: Pan

              Fyi menupages always has prices for menus (although sometimes its slightly different from what is current at the restaurant)

              1. re: Pan

                I can't remember exactly - we went to a handful of places, and its starting to blur together, but I feel like it was a $60 for the prix fix menu that's on their website. We had done the tasting menu at the Marea bar the night before, and this one felt like a bargain in price, and was worlds more inventive. If you look at the reviews on basically all the sites around I think you'll get better details mine.

                My husband and I read an article in the Atlantic or somewhere about how the best time to hit a restaurant is a few months after opening - they will have worked out the initial kinks, and yet still be trying really hard to please. That's what made us look through the Thrillest list, and after doing a little review reading, this looked like the new restaurant to try.

                I should add - we also hit up the bitters bar Amor y Amargo right before for a pre-dinner drink - also a home run.

                1. re: lookingforaname

                  Thanks for reminding me about that place. I live in the area but still haven't been there. Ttrockwood, I'm aware of They also don't always list prices.

            2. We were in Manhattan for the week-end and i was looking for a nice place for dinner. Found this place while reserving for an other restaurant on opentable. Wow, we went for dinner last friday. LOVED IT!!! Can't actually believe there is not more good reviews about it. I just found out they are just open for few months but still.

              First, the tasting menu is 58$. Thought about taking but i'm not a big fan of fish and the tendons thing turned me off. Our table's neighbors kept saying the whole thing was to die for.

              Anyway, we ended up ordering the tater tots, the burrata, the carrots, the gnocchi and the grass fed rib eye. The only dish we didn't love but still liked was the carrots one. Everything else was delicious.

              Both deserts were delicious too. The panacotta was different, light, slightly sweet and salty and very refreshing.

              With all the food listed above, two cocktails and two glass of wine, the bill came up to 142$ with taxes and without tip. Totally worth it!

              I'm planning to return anytime i will be in town again.

              Can't wait to see what you guys think about this place.

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