Kerry Heffernan's South Gate Slated for February Opening

Whatever happened to 154 South Gate, the restaurant helmed by Eleven Madison Parks Kerry Heffernan that will fill the void left by Alain Ducasses old eatery in the Essex House? Turns out its going to be called just South Gate and will go into the space that was formerly Caf Botanica. The latest from matre d Marc Mover is that it will start taking reservations around January 15, will start serving friends and family the week after that, and will open to the public on the first week of February. (Ducasses new venture, Adour, is scheduled to open January 28.) Unsurprisingly, Mover describes the menu as greenmarket fresh produce, local farmers, American style with a little bit of French influence or infusion. And so the Haute Barnyard tear continues

Earlier: Decent Tables Still Available for Ducasses Opening Night