|Boozy egg cream cocktail|
We all decided to share a series of appetizers and they were all delicious.
Mushroom fennel cerviche was ordered and passed around the table - it was light and pleasant. I have actually never had a cerviche that wasn't fish related so this was a new item for me and it was very good!
Another highlight was the beef and veal kreplach.
|Matzoh Ball soup|
Being at a typically jewish restaurant, I needed to order the house made matzo ball soup of course! It was an atypical version to the soup you usually get as it came with a full garden of fun stuff! There were whole brussel sprouts, chicken and more interesting veggies like yellow squash and who knows what else. The matzoh balls (there were 2) were large and fluffy. I think I could've done without the soup as firstly it was hard to share and I wasn't feeling it during dinner.
Lastly we had the chicken liver pate salad which was a good idea as well, rich and packed with flavour.
|Chicken Liver pate|
I had the Long Island duck breast which was prepared well although there were some fatty pockets to it but came with sweet potato latkas and warm vanilla-apple sauce which was a nice trade off; the whole roasted fish was done well, fish was tender and flaky and the presentation was gorgeou; Wild salmon was another order which fared well amongst the diners.
All in all it was an amazing Shabbat-esque dinner and a fantastic reunion amongst friends. We were lucky to have private dining room to ourselves to laugh and indulge over good plates of food. Definitely would come back again! The service was quick and friendly and mostly accommodating. A very big thank you to Sarah for organizing all of us at this unique little restaurant in LES!
40 Ave B
New York, NY 10009
Neighborhoods: East Village, Alphabet City