The Leopard at Des Artistes, located in the Hotel des Artistes in the Upper West Side, possesses the same elegance as its sister restaurant Il Gattopardo, but trades the mid-century modern décor for romantic murals and a rustic vibe.
Dinner begins with an appetizer of Thanksgiving crab cake served with arrabiata sauce and wild organic greens, followed by a soup of country legumes and chestnut. Homemade ravioli with butternut squash, sheep’s milk ricotta, and parmesan cheese served with walnut and cinnamon sauce, and a wild mushroom and Italian hazelnut risotto are next on the menu. For entrees, guests have the option of broiled Dover sole, braised escarole, Gaeta olives, and raisins, or a traditional Thanksgiving roasted turkey filled with chestnuts, breadcrumbs, and Italian sweet sausage, served with Idaho and sweet mashed potatoes, gravy, and cranberry sauce. Apple pie with vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce, and pumpkin pie with maple gelato round out the menu. In addition, the restaurant will be serving its a la carte menu.
Reservations not required, but highly recommended.
For more information, visit www.theleopardnyc.com