Before investigating the Hunter S. Thompson paraphernalia and World War castaways and golden celebrity chopsticks, grab a Huba Huba with coconut-infused cachaça, pineapple, coconut and banana gelato engineered by Broken Spanish/Faith & Flower vet Mike Lay.
Take that back into the Tea Room to share an oxtail bun with your date. Or, if it’s a group situation, reserve one of the alcoves on the dream of a Casablancan back patio. That’s where two seatings will occur three nights a week for tableside dinners of Peking duck and live spot prawns, alongside punch served from a gilded octopus.
Count on this place being popular. And let us let you in on a hack: a policy at the door called “Dressed to the Nines, Skip the Line,” an enticement to revive the golden age of well-dressed Hollywood.