GRUB STREET: Out East Is a Breezy, Stylish, New Addition to the East Village
For food geeks, tuna tartare screams “’90s!” as loudly as miso black cod and Cosmos. But signs indicate that the dish may be poised for a comeback, courtesy of a cadre of chefs putting pep back into its swim. Now, you can add Out East, a new restaurant that opens today in the East Village, to the tuna-tartare revivalist camp: Here, it’s made with yellowfin and served not with lemongrass and soy sauce, but with sunflower, basil, and the Yemeni hot sauce zhug.
VOGUE: Where to eat, drink and play in New York City this Spring
It’s all about crudo and California wines at this coastal-inspired East Village spot from a restaurant dream team that includes chef Tim Meyers (Charlie Bird), Peter Kane and Anthony Serignese (Beauty & Essex, Stanton Social), and cocktail pro Sarah Boisjoli (Estela, Café Altro Paradiso).