What to Eat and Drink at the Butterfly, Michael White and Eben Freeman’s Supper Club

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The relish plate with vegetables and ricotta-buttermilk dressing. Photo: Melissa Hom

The collaboration between beloved bartender Eben Freeman and Michael White has received a lot of hype: There's been talk of fried chicken, a special brandy old-fashioned, and Freeman's greatest hits. Turns out that all of these rumors are true! This Wisconsin-style cocktail bar and supper club officially opens on June 25, and while the cocktails are stellar, don't ignore the food: Two Marea alumni are making hearty dishes like Reuben croquettes, a vegetable potpie, and Coca-Cola ice cream. Check some of it out, straight ahead.

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Butterfly patty melt with six ounces aged beef, caramelized onions, Monroe cheddar, and butter toasted rye.Photo: Melissa Hom


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The Rusty Nail cocktail with a branded twist.Photo: Melissa Hom


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A Mai tai with zucchini pancakes and roe.Photo: Melissa Hom


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The space.Photo: Melissa Hom


The Butterfly, 225 West Broadway, nr. White Street, 646-692-4943