House Style: Acme

Acme's Jean Charles is all suited up. Photo: Matt Dutile

Acme, which replaced Cajun specialist Acme Bar & Grill on Great Jones Street, may be only one month old, but the place is already attracting an ultra-stylish, ultra-hip crowd. Chalk it up to the new restaurant’s owners and investors: Jean-Marc Houmard and Huy Chi Le of Indochine; Jon Neidich of the Standard Hotel; and BlackBook founder Evan Schindler. It also doesn’t hurt that the chef, Mads Refslund, is one of the founders of Noma in Copenhagen, and he’s turning out some seriously impressive Scandinavian-inflected food. Whatever the case, the restaurant has garnered a reputation so quickly that we knew it was time to check in with the staff for a Fashion Week edition of House Style.