Ivy is a new breed of New American eatery popping up around midtown. It is casual place with a very open and airy floor plan--and even has a little sports bar vibe thanks to having a few big screen TVs showing the latest sports game. But this place is all about comfort food taken up a notch. There is attentive service and super-comfy banquets to sprawl out on in the back. If you need a place to totally chill after work (especially if you are really hungry), Ivy is the place to do it.
First up was one of the signature vodka called a Kiss And Tell (which is only $6 during Happy Hour). This pretty drink was not overly sweet and popped just the right amount of wallop. It contained Stoli vodka and fresh raspberry puree topped with champagne. It is truly a romantic drink fit for date night--but heck, we wouldn't wait for a date night to come in and down two, three or four of them!
|Kiss and Tell|
|Fried Brussels Sprouts|
|Steakhouse Spring Rolls|
944 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10019
Cuisine: Modern American/Comfort Food
Photos: Anne Raso, except interior shot courtesy of Ivy