Dining at Gramercy Tavern

 

the good-bye gift from Gramercy Tavern

the good-bye gift from Gramercy Tavern

Recently I had dinner in the dining room at Gramercy, which is a world away from the bustling tavern in the front.  It’s quiet and elegant, and you leave not just full but weirdly relaxed, having slowly savored three courses and an amuse bouche or two.  I can’t eat like this all the time, but having such a meal is quite the treat.  The food is sophisticated, creative, complex; the dishes making you think about every ingredient and they way they complement each other.  And while someone in the kitchen had a heavy hand with the salt, overall it was excellent.  My favorite part, however, might be the mini coffeecake they send you home with.  Spend the evening with Gramercy and they’ll serve you breakfast in the morning.

 

House-Smoked Trout with Cippollini Puree and Pickled Onion Vinaigrette

House-Smoked Trout with Cippollini Puree and Pickled Onion Vinaigrette

 

Pork and Braised Belly

Pork and Braised Belly

 

Lamb with Broccoli Puree and Bok Choy

Lamb with Broccoli Puree and Bok Choy

Lobster Salad- a special that evening

Lobster Salad- a special that evening

 

Coconut Tapioca with Coconut and Passionfruit Sorbets, Cilantro Syrup

Coconut Tapioca with Coconut and Passionfruit Sorbets, Cilantro Syrup

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Peanut Butter Semifreddo with Chocolate Macaroon

 

truffles, as if we needed more dessert

truffles, as if we needed more dessert

 

Gramercy Tavern: 42 E. 20th St.  For more information, visit gramercytavern.com.

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2 Comments

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2 responses to “Dining at Gramercy Tavern

  1. dinner that night was delicious and now seeing the photos you just posted is making me hungry.

    :)

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