Those who know me well know that I’m a creature of habit. Yet there was a time when I’d attend the opening of an envelope, when missing the toast of a new eatery was catastrophic. Fourteen years ago a college friend and I would make lists of restaurants we wanted to visit, and ticking them off was a sport. And soon it became increasingly apparent to me that these nights out were less about the actual food but more about being somewhere.
These days I’d rather spend time in my home with friends, cutting into a coconut loaf. But that’s just me.
However, the lure of a post-yoga chowfest with my best girlfriends is enough to get me out of the house. Lucky I did or I’d never have been seduced by Snack Taverna’s charms.
Located in the heart of New York’s West Village, Snack serves up delicious unexpected Greek eats in a cozy, sun-drenched tavern. From dynamite chicken sandwiches exploding with flavor (picture lemon dressed arugula, lemon-herbed mayo, tender seasoned chicken breast, sweet onions — all housed in a soft, yielding ciabatta roll) to scrambled eggs mixed with spicy aged feta and crunchy pancetta to knockout hummus and flavorful vegetable sandwiches, everything at Snack is an unequivocal WIN.
But let’s pause for a moment and consider the fragrant RICE PUDDING. I’ve ordered this hot vanilla pudding served with sautéed apricots while at the OFFICE, people.
So if you’re downtown and aching for a brunch, lunch, dinner, dessert, etc, I implore you to check out Snack.