Le Crocodile at Wythe Hotel

A French brasserie run by Aidan O’Neal and Jake Leiber, co-chef-owners of Greenpoint’s popular French-Canadian bistro Chez Ma Tante.

Inspired by (the shuttterd Jonathan Waxman’s West Village stalwart) Barbuto - there's even going to be a Barbuto-style grill in the room, which previously played host to Reynard (pictured) - the upscale American fare restaurant by influential Brooklyn restaurateur Andrew Tarlow. 

Housed on the ground floor of the hotel, a converted factory with a large, grand high-ceilinged dining room - which you can expect to be filled with good-looking Brooklyn hipsters, but also Manhattanites who have crossed the river to drink on the hotel’s roof terrace and eat here. Dine on French brasserie classics such as whole fish, escargot, and grilled chicken. 

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