More than 150 Champagnes are on offer at the Riddler, an East Coast outpost of the popular San Francisco wine bar, located at Bank Street on a quintessential West Village corner - housing an intimate space featuring a vintage aesthetic by Richard Lewis (Bar Pisellino, Pastis) - think café tables handmade in France, antique serviceware and a raw bar as the focal point surrounded by custom-made banquettes.
Owner Jen Pelka assembled an all-female slate of investors for her 700-square-foot space. The food menu includes a raw bar, French classics and The Riddler's signature tater tot waffles. Other dishes include an extensive menu of caviar served with potato chips and complimentary popcorn and Ritz chicken - chicken fingers crusted with Ritz crackers. Plus, of course, a Champagne brunch. Open daily from 5pm to midnight.
Champagne brunches, celebratory occasions