Aureole

  • Photo by Eric Laignel
    Dining Room. Photo by Eric Laignel
  • Photo by Eric Laignel
    Bar Room. Photo by Eric Laignel
  • Photo by Steve Legato
    Diver Sea Scallop Sandwich. Photo by Steve Legato
  • Photo by Steve Legato
    Japanese Madai Snapper Ceviche. Photo by Steve Legato
  • Photo by Eric Laignel
  • Photo by Eric Laignel
  • Photo by Steve Legato
  • Photo by Steve Legato

    Charlie Palmer moved his townhouse charmer to a larger-scale glass-encased atrium but didn’t sacrifice any of the precision he applies to the plate. In order to see his vision properly executed in the kitchen, he handed over the reins to James Beard Rising Star award-winner Chris Lee; the collaboration pays off for diners who admire innovative technique and appreciate the appeal of sophisticated, but ever-likable contemporary food.

    Specialties: Diver sea-scallop “sandwich” with foie gras; wild European turbot; rack of lamb; for dessert, panna cotta.

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