Chef Shawn McClain took the vegetable side dish and ran it up the marquee, earning raves nationwide for giving vegetables the gourmet treatment. But don't call it vegetarian, McClain says—it's "flexitarian," mostly veggie but not strictly so. The result gives good-for-you vegetables the starring role in a sleek shop suave enough to seduce the most ardent meat lovers. Chef de cuisine Jon DuBois changes the menu seasonally with dishes such as roast beets with horseradish
foam, Burrata cheese with smoked radicchio, or sunchoke ravioli with melted goat cheese and hazelnuts. The occasional fish dish—like pan-seared trout—makes do for carnivores.