Cuisine: European, Italian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Spanish, Turkish
Alan Ginsburg and Jack Kerouac won't be rolling over in their graves but rather rolling something to help enhance the heady visuals and vegetables at Beatnik. With antique pieces from around the... Read More
Alan Ginsburg and Jack Kerouac won't be rolling over in their graves but rather rolling something to help enhance the heady visuals and vegetables at Beatnik. With antique pieces from around the world, Moroccan tiles, endless candles and greenery, the look is elegant nomad as opposed to ratty West Village walkup. Among the Middle Eastern and Mediterranean inspired numbers on the menu is the firm and friable Halloumi cheese; smoked baba ghanoush; fattoush salad; and roasted Lebanese style lamb. Veg takes on big flavor: try roasted Butternut squash with jalapeño, cilantro, Greek yogurt and fried pepitas. Mango semifreddo and orange blossom cheesecake keep the colors and flavors whirling through dessert. From music to design and food, it's global sensory overload attracting curious scenesters.
- New and Popular Restaurants: "Cocktails come in unexpected combinations of robust flavors like a seasonal brunch pour of cold brew coffee, lemon, chicory, pecan cacao, Liquor 43 and whiskey."
- Best for New and Popular Restaurants Because: Packed with plants, lush fabrics, global tunes, antiques and Moroccan tiles, plus food from around the world, Beatnik is sensory overload from soup to nuts.