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359 Bleecker St. New York, NY 10014 | West Village | 212-929-8727

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Making spectacular use of an inherited wood-burning oven, August presents a greatest hits of greasy, garlicky, salty European food, including guinea hen cooked under a brick, deep-fried-and-festooned-with-flaky-French-sea-salt fritters called panisse, and the deceptively simple-sounding green-onion bulbs with romesco sauce. In doing so, they put to shame the city's barbecues-and maybe the porn industry, too-with their clever deployment of wood.


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  • Cuisine(s): European
  • Hours: Sun, Sat 11am-3pm, Sun-Thu 5:30pm-10pm, Mon-Fri 12pm-3pm, Fri-Sat 5:30pm-11pm
  • Price: $$$
  • Serving: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
  • Reservations: Accepted, Recommended
  • Parking: Garage, Street
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards
  • Extra Info: For Reservations (212) 929-8727
  • Features: Catering, Fireplace, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party

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