Longman & Eagle’s chef and co-owner make Pilsen’s dreams come true with this redo of Thalia Hall. Jared Wentworth’s dishes showcase nuanced flavors, as in a matsutake mushroom risotto with caramelized chestnuts. From impeccable oysters to clever desserts, such as roasted chili churros with bittersweet chocolate sorbet, the menu delights. Fun cocktails and an ever-changing beer program add to the allure; warm, prompt service multiplies it exponentially.
Dishes We Liked
Broccolini with toasted pine nuts, pickled radish, and golden raisin ($6; choucroute with duck confit, garlic sausage, confit of red potatoes, sauerkraut, and caraway pickled apple; ($22); matsutake mushroom risotto with pumpkin, soy caramel chestnuts, and Asian pear relish ($12); omemade pickles with green beans and summer squash ($8); barbecue fresh gulf prawns ($15); fried stout with bavarois, coffee jelly, toffee ($8)