Pair a Minimalistic Dinner with an Eclectic Theater in Chinatown
Davelle, a Japanese cafe in LES, is all about maximizing minimalism. The space is small and intimate, but it’s the little details—from the ceramic plateware, to the antique accents—that elevate this place to date night quality. On the evening menu, the focus is the oden, a Japanese broth served with various kinds of vegetables, meats, and tofu. The ingredients steep and combine to produce a soup of delicate depth. If you want an interesting dinner that feels almost like a meditative experience, we can’t recommend Davelle enough.
After dinner, step into the world of 1920s New York cinema at Metrograph, an boutique two-screen theater. Inspired by cinematheques from around the world, founder Alexander Olch and Jake Perlin, former curator at Film Forum and BAM, made it their mission to bring glamour, magic, and wonder back to the theater space. With eclectic taste and a restaurant, bookstore, lounge, and candy shop, we’d say they’ve succeeded.
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