Fresh corn polenta with basil pesto and a poached egg
Sweet and Lowdown
by Gael Greene | Photo: Evan Sung | Manhattan magazine | August 29, 2013
It’s Wolverine Night at Louro in the Village. I’m hoping to find Hugh Jackman on the half shell. Every Monday night is “Nossa Mesa Supper Club” at this plain-Jane little Village joint that used to be Bar Blanc and, later, Lowcountry. Mondays mean BYO wine and beer and many courses for $65 in the spirit of Um Segredo, the popular supper club chef-owner David Santos used to host in his Roosevelt Island apartment. Grape nuts with serious cellars can drink great bottles without paying corkage fees, and the rest of us can drink retail from a brown paper bag.
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