Had a nice lunch at Aureole. The pace was a tad slow for lunchtime. The bartender explained that "everything happens at once." Not sure I need to hear that. Chose the Restaurant Week Pre-fix. Whole-grain bread was a little hard. I wondered if I got yesterday's leftover. Focaccia was... read more
Aureole is located within the spectacular Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park, the most environmentally advanced skyscraper in the world. Offering a range of dining options, the Liberty Room is smart and casual with walnut-topped tables and a back-lit, etched glass front bar with polished natural zinc top surface, the intimate Dining Room is designed in both lighting and texture to give off a golden glow, and The Halo Private Dining Room is wrapped with fabric panel and silver leaf walls, dotted with sculptural back-lit flame sconces. Now in its 25th year, Aureole is contemporary urban elegance.