The Smile Team Takes Lucky Spot for New Shop
Blood-orange-crowned pastries are ready to graze the hips of Soho's fashion elite.
Soho residents who don't have lenient enough schedules to allow them to poke at their iPads over tea and a sandwich at Bond Street hot spotthe Smile
, rejoice. Because the cooler-than-thou dudes behind the concept have opened up a satellite takeaway shop on Howard Street.
The spot has an airy feel and just a few tables where you'll find the same hip young things who frequent the original location. But no one will judge you as you ponder the options. A recent offering of fennel-cucumber salad dotted with pomegranate seeds was refreshing, dressed with a light hand, and just a sprinkle of fresh herbs. The rotisserie chicken is rosemary-rubbed and moist, though the skin doesn't have a satisfying crackle. Though it's likely that the 'hood's fashion hounds eat around that part anyway.
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