City Pulse

By Kelly Hushin

Bars and restaurants in midtown are easy to come by. Chic stylish ones not invaded by tourists are not. And cool hotels to match are an even tougher commodity (Royalton, we exclude you from this stereotype.)

So it is with great excitement that midtown welcomes Tenpenny, the new restaurant inside the Gotham Hotel – a still relatively undiscovered gem on 46th Street launched by Klaus Ortlieb, the man behind the East Village’s Cooper Square Hotel – that can proudly say it still has style, almost two whole weeks after it opened.

We’re fairly confident it will maintain its swagger as former general manager of Scarpetta and Faustina, Jeffrey Tascarella, and former Dylan Prime chef, Chris Cipollone, keep the vibe cool and relaxed.

With warm wooden floors and tables, brick walls and rustic hanging lamps, Tenpenny’s rustic and modern feel offers a welcome respite from one of the world’s busiest avenues (and it’s neighbor, Madison, for that matter.) Tenpenny’s title is inspired by the carpenter’s nail of the same name, paying homage to the spots that built the Big Apple’s restaurant rep.

Cipollone’s modern American menu is sprinkled with Italian flair in snacks like crispy artichokes with lemon aioli, apps like search scallops with crispy chicken skin, and entrees like porchetta ravioli or heritage pork rack.

So next time you’re leaving work and dreading the prospect of another trip to that tired Irish bar that was cool only the first 74 times you went, consider a duck inside the Gotham’s doors. There’s seating for just over 60 so get there before the word is too out.

Tenpenny
The Gotham Hotel
16 East 46th Street
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212.490.8300
www. TenpennyNYC.com
Monday-Thursday: 7 a.m.-10.30 a.m. & 5.30 p.m.-11 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 7 a.m.-10.30 a.m. & 5.30 p.m.-midnight

Originally published March 2011
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