Red Betty's

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East Village
Chef Malik Fall left the LES’s Blue Elm to open this Senegalese-French restaurant in the former Boucarou space, where he had previously been a chef. Fall will combine culinary traditions in dishes like red-snapper farci (whole boneless fish stuffed with a mixture of bread crumbs and sweet peppers) and filet mignon mafe potpie (a peanut-enriched stew capped with puff pastry). The flashiest item on the menu may be the burger: a $35 affair that blends bison meat with kobe beef and is topped with shaved black truffle, a fried egg and melted foie gras. Numb the pain of the expense with drinks like the Drugstore Cowboy (rye whiskey, ginger and clover honey).
Venue name: Red Betty's
Address: 64 E 1st St
New York

Cross street: between First and Second Aves
Opening hours: Mon–Wed, Sun 5:30pm–midnight; Thu–Sat 5:30pm–2am
Transport: Subway: Subway: F, V to Lower East Side–Second Ave
Price: Average plate: $14. AmEx, MC, V
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