It seems we’ve lost this airy, small plates osteria and not to the Department of Health’s recently aggressive wrath. Situated in The Library Hotel, chef Rick Moonen had provided shelter from the storm of Grand Central with a Mediterranean-bent menu, that once offered risotto rice croquettes and shellfish pappardelle. Alas, no more. The owners of Bookmark, The Library’s 14th floor bar, will be opening a bistro in its wake by the end of summer.
Address: 299 Madison Ave., at 41 St.
Until we eat again,
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