It would be too easy to dismiss the creative forces behind Contra as doe-eyed optimists, its chefs as young punks. But that's the risk Jeremiah Stone, 23, and Fabian von Hauske, 29, took in early October when they opened their narrow Orchard Street restaurant, a sleek nod to the neo-bistros of Paris. Like those restaurants, Contra charges a moderate prix fixe entrance fee ($55 for five courses) for a relaxed atmosphere and a sense of... More >>>