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What to Eat at Little Park, Andrew Carmellini’s New Farm-to-Table Knockout

Stuffed artichokes with lamb and cucumber.
Stuffed artichokes with lamb and cucumber. Photo: Melissa Hom

Little Park is essentially Andrew Carmellini’s version of ABC Kitchen: organic vegetables, grass-fed meats, heirloom grains, free-range poultry, and line-caught fish. It’s a health-minded restaurant — there’s kale in the ravioli, after all — but chef Min Kong’s food isn’t overly virtuous. (You can pair beetroot tartare with the excellent dry-aged duck, and add cinnamon-toast ice cream for dessert.) The 85-seat restaurant is housed inside the Smyth, a Thompson Hotel, and has a simple, sleek design.

Carmellini is also overseeing the separate hotel lobby bar (appropriately named Evening Bar), where PDT alum Anne Robinson will oversee cocktails, and beverage director Josh Nadel is in charge of wine. Bonus: There’s even a fireplace. Take a look at a few of the dishes, and both spaces:

Grass-fed hanger steak with charred broccoli and green sauce.
Grass-fed hanger steak with charred broccoli and green sauce. Photo: Melissa Hom
Butternut squash with Vermont burrata.
Butternut squash with Vermont burrata. Photo: Melissa Hom
Pear & milk chocolate tart.
Pear & milk chocolate tart. Photo: Melissa Hom
Designed by Gachot Studios.
Designed by Gachot Studios. Photo: Melissa Hom
And here's Evening Bar.
And here's Evening Bar. Photo: Melissa Hom

Little Park [PDF]
Evening Bar [PDF]

Little Park, 85 West Broadway, 212-220-4110

Andrew Carmellini’s New Knockout