"...Quality Eats delves into the land of the hipster millennial in the West Village who might value innovative gastronomy over the perfect cut of beef. The dishes are quirky, even fun compared to their tried and true brethren where Porterhouses and whipped potatoes reign supreme. What’s more, you can actually wear jeans here without a scoff from the maitre’d.
However, like any respectable steak joint, the meat stands alone. There are no rubs or heavy sauces to mask their natural flavors. That’s why the imagination of Chef Ryan Bartlow comes into play with the appetizers, side dishes, and desserts. Take, for example, the Grilled Nueske’s Bacon over served over peanut butter and jalapeño jelly, and topped with crunchy apples. It sounds gross, we know, but it was by far the best dish of the evening thanks to its pairing of unlikely ingredients. There are also hush puppies filled with cheesy spinach, and baked potato monkey bread, both of which strike a chord of familiarity and innovation..."
Read the full Observer article, written by Zachary Weiss, here.