Absinthe reigns in this Belle Epoque–style bar. Twenty-five brands are available, in a classic drip or mixed into a cocktail. Order a dozen oysters from the 30-some varieties offered daily or dive into La Grande Plateau, with crab, scallops and lobster, and don’t skimp on the bread and seaweed butter.
298 Bedford Ave. (Williamsburg), Brooklyn, New York
is the former W&S Tasting Director turned freelance writer for the Vintner Project.
This story appears in the print issue of April 2018.
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