L’Ybane Chef-Owner Al Rineh Opens La Carafe Wine Bar


Nearly a year ago, Al Rineh moved the New York outpost of his Nice restaurant L’Ybane from the East Side to the West Side. Well, the neighborhood — Hell’s Kitchen — must have been good to him, because this past month he added a wine bar to his repertoire.

La Carafe Restaurant and Wine Bar has a 100-plus-strong wine list and menu of Niçois-influenced bites. Per a press release, expect hot and cold appetizers like spiced chickpea fritters, grilled merguez, and eggplant caviar, as well as pasta, seafood, and mains like cassolette de moules.

La Carafe
653 Ninth Avenue



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