124 Bedford Ave.
New York, NY 11211
Critics' Pick
Allswell +

Liz+Barclay Nice+and+toasty


  • Sun-Thu 10am-2am, Fri-Sat 10am-4am
  • $$$
  • Dinner, Snack Food
  • Full bar
  • Street Parking
Occupying the former Raymund's space, and retaining something of its Tudor cottage feel, Allswell is the project of Spotted Pig alum Nate Smith. Sawing away at the local and sustainable violin, he explores the frontiers of gastropubbery, with wildly inventive dishes, such as whole pig ear fried and presented with a salad as an antidote to all that porcine luxuriance; and lamb's tongue on toast with kumquat marmalade. But don't worry, these things are more normal tasting than you might expect, and the short menu changes daily, so if you go on one occasion and don't like it, it will be completely different the next. The desserts, via Smith's wife Sophie Kamin, are as wonderful as the savory fare.

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