Cuisine: American, Seafood
Located within sister steakhouse Swift & Sons, Cold Storage aims its harpoon at seafood and its efforts result in towers of shellfish with oysters, scallop ceviche, clams, mussels, shrimp, and... Read More
Located within sister steakhouse Swift & Sons, Cold Storage aims its harpoon at seafood and its efforts result in towers of shellfish with oysters, scallop ceviche, clams, mussels, shrimp, and lobster. The space feels a bit like one of the old ice storage rooms that populated the Fulton Market neighborhood up to just a few decades ago. Chef Chris Pandel steers this light-filled ship that offers a compact yet nonetheless alluring menu. You won't find 10 items under a "Tins" list anywhere else: sardines, spiced mackerel, Razor clams, cockles and baby eel are among the good-for-you delicacies bathing in olive oil, brine, escabeche or tomato sauce. Peruse the raw bar or try a Nashville Hot Shrimp Basket, Trout Almondine, a warm crab roll and nice steamy bowl of smoked lake fish chowder redolent of bacon. Try Pastry chef Leigh Omilinsky's Coffee and Donut Sundae, a mix of donut and coffee ice cream with coffee fudge sauce garnished with baby donuts and sprinkles.
- Seafood: "There's one hostess stand for two restaurants, so be sure to indicate you're interested in dining at Cold Storage. Seating is limited - so make a reservation."
- Best for Seafood Because: Casual seafood eatery with a compact menu, big flavors and a fantastic $1 Happy Hour oyster deal, Cold Storage is a satisfying stop.