Matt Levine of hospitality group indieFORK (Chalk Point Kitchen, Handy Liquor) has opened Society Cafe, a New American, farm-to-table restaurant, inside the Walker Hotel Greenwich Village.
The executive chef, Christopher Zabita, who worked at Bar Boulud and Marc Forgione, has created an eclectic menu with dishes such as hamachi with savory Thai basil sabayon and curry squash tempura; and duck with Granny Smith apple and tamari-glazed sablefish. The cocktail menu has been devised to pair with the dishes, with concoctions such as The Conductor (featuring Art in the Age Beet Root Vodka, with purple carrot, fresh pineapple and lemon juices, tomato seed caviar, and pickled carrot).
Walker Hotel Greenwich Village
52 W. 13th St. (between Fifth & Sixth avenues)