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Contra, a Hot New LES Restaurant With a $55 Prix Fixe

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Here's a look inside Contra, the much-buzzed about restaurant from up-and-comers Jeremiah Stone and Fabian von Hauske. Inside this long and narrow space the chefs serve a $55 five-course tasting menu that changes daily, cycling through dishes like "monkfish, eggplant, spigarello," or "grape, chamomile, burnt verjus." Sommelier Linda Milagros Violago, formerly of Mugaritz, adds to that just a couple of wines by the glass for a meal that is, as von Hauske put it, "like the space, kind of spare." Take a look at the space:

138 Orchard St., Lower East Side
Now open.


138 Orchard Street, Manhattan, NY 10002 (212) 466-4633 Visit Website

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