Perilla: Restaurant Review

Last night we ate with friends at Perilla, at 9 Jones Street in the West Village.  The place is pretty and was very full.

They have a smart bar menu, with items like Duck Fat Popcorn for $3.  I think all places with a bar should serve little bar appetizers like that.  They can make a little money on them instead of serving a free bowl of nuts or olives.

The food was pretty good.  We had the calamari salad which was served with crispy watercress, which was delicious! There was a soft shell crab appetizer that was yummy too.  The baby romaine salad with sliced plums and bee pollen (that’s a new one) vinagrette was great too.

I didn’t like the entrees as much as the appetizers, but I almost never do.  However, the potato croquettes that came with the steak were incredible and I piggishly ate two.  That equalled an extra five minutes on the treadmill this morning and I probably still have to work the second one off, but it was totally worth it.

There were four of us at dinner and we give it four thumbs up.


About mallorylayne

midlife mom seeking meaning for the rest of her life.
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