Extra Virgin: A Tip, It’s Referring to Olive Oil
I’ll give you one guess as to what this restaurant considers it’s muse.
The food? Simple modern Italian made from high-quality ingredients. You’ll encounter some of the usual suspects on an Italian menu, including fritto misto, a pasta pomodoro, scallops, and a cheese ravioli, as well as more innovative dishes like falafel-crusted mahi mahi, grilled halibut with tomato carpaccio, and a pistachio-crusted goat cheese salad. Dishes are uncomplicated and satisfying with few examples of culinary acrobatics and equally few screw-ups. Try the bacon-wrapped scallops for a dip into decadence, followed by the mushroom-crusted virgin chicken with sweet pea risotto, and you’ll leave a happy eater.
Extra Virgin is the quintessential West Village eatery, embodying upscale casual cool with simple delicious food, a pleasant and attractive crowd, professional yet laidback service, and truly throbbing atmosphere. It’s great for a lively dinner with friends, a leisurely brunch of people-watching and mimosas, or a fun date with someone vivacious…