'Prune' on Serious Eats

A Sandwich A Day: Greek Salad Sandwich with Garlicky Tzatziki at Prune

To call the Greek Salad Sandwich at Prune a sandwich is a bit of a stretch. More like a big bruschetta, if you ask me. A thin slice of toasted baguette gets smeared with a layer of creamy tzatziki, followed by slices of green bell pepper and slivers of Kalamata olives. When I see Greek Salad on a menu this time of year, I immediately assume it'll be some really awesome chunks of heirloom tomato in there, this being tomato season and all, but alas, it was not the case. More

Thanksgiving Menu at Prune

A Glass of Salted Tomato Juice Crudite McSorley's Cheddar Cheese Board Oyster Pan Roast Brined, Roasted Capons, light and dark meat Cornbread Stuffing with celery and sweet Italian sausage Mashed Potatoes with butter and cream Brussels Sprouts, Cauliflower and Baby... More

Service

Tonight I met Craig's mom and sister for the first time (they're visiting from Washington State) at one of my favorite restaurants, Prune. The reservation was for 8:30 and Craig and I arrived at 8 to have drinks at the bar. When Craig's mom and sister arrived (at exactly 8:30, perfectly prompt) the hostess told us that it'd just be a few minutes longer. We weren't seated until almost 9. But guess what? We didn't care! Why? Service! They were so nice about it. The hostess took our coats, our bookbags (mine was especially heavy because I just got my manuscript back from my editor with line edits!) and then helped make room for us at the bar. The... More

Prune

Address: 54 East First Street, New York NY 10003 [map] Phone: 212-677-6221 Website: prunerestaurant.com Cost: $12 Short Order: 80/20 mixture of ground chuck and lamb gives this burger a tangy, flavor that hints at aged beef Want Fries With That?... More

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