Chef Marc Meyer and Vicki Freeman (Five Points, Cookshop) replaced their defunct third restaurant, Provence, with this subway-tiled seasonal-American spot. The menu isn’t particularly challenging: Self-consciously wholesome dishes include forgettable spreads (chicken-liver pâté, rabbit rillettes) and lukewarm grilled scallops served with yogurt, baby bok choy, and flavorless cubes of zucchini and squash. Choose better—a fine grass-fed burger, superb steamed clams and juicy fried chicken—and you can enjoy a meal here, despite the contrived hominess of it all.
|Venue name:||Hundred Acres||Contact:|
38 MacDougal St
|Cross street:||between W Houston and Prince Sts|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Fri noon–midnight; Sat 11am–midnight; Sun 11am–4pm, 5:30–10pm|
|Transport:||Subway: C, E to Spring St|
|Price:||Average main course: $19. AmEx, MC, V.|
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