Vanessa Dangs contemporary Vietnamese cooking is precise and confident, and her dishes seem rigorously thought out even as theyre easy-to-love delicious. Dang and daughter Vi Nguyen have opened a beauty of a neighborhood bistro thats half bar, with an easygoing small-plates format that serves the foods bright flavors well. Ethereal filet mignon carpaccio shows off fusions unrealized potential, and sautéed prawns and scallops in coconut curry (Dangs signature dish) teeters on the knifes edge of delicate and gutsy.
Hours: 11:30 a.m.-10:00 p.m. Wed.-Sat.; 4:00-10:00 p.m. Sun.-Mon.; closed Tue.
Payment Type: MasterCard, Visa, cash
Attire: casual to dressy
Extra Info: The restaurant says the bulk of its produce is organic