2017 BEST Greek Restaurant
Doretta Taverna & Raw Bar
When Doretta popped onto the scene, Michael Schlow fans puzzled over the uncharacteristically conservative menu—especially when compared with the fresh takes offered at nearby Pelekasis, Brendan Pelley’s mod-Greek pop-up. So Schlow did what any pro would do: Once Pelley’s temporary gig ended, he scooped him up as chef de cuisine. Together, they’re a Hellenic dream team, slinging a perfectly calibrated mix of impeccable classics (charry lamb chops) and restless stunners (saganaki fondue with Sichuan peppercorns).