The restaurant is named after Pomona, the mythological goddess of fruit, the harvest, and abundance, and whose statue graces the top of the iconic Pulitzer Fountain located directly across from the restaurant.
Michael Vignola, who was the original executive chef at Henry at Life Hotel, and Rachid Abdelouahad, who was director of operations at Strip House and Blue Water Grill, among others, have joined forces to move into the underground space that used to house Beautique as well as Shezan.
There's a small lounge area on the street level, while downstairs, there’s a bar, main dining room, and a private room as well as a small lounge at the back.
The menu features a variety of dishes that are inspired by New York ingredients and culinary traditions, with items like Hudson Valley Foie Gras Slider with Sour Apple Butter; Seawater Brined Chicken with New York State Oats, Lemon, Escarole; and a Prime 40 Day-aged 12oz NY Strip. Also adapting a New York classic-the hot dog– by offering a Black Truffle Chicken Dog on a Brioche Bun and Spicy Mustard. The restaurants cocktail program features a variety of signature cocktails, classics, an Old Fashioned menu, Negroni variations inspired by the Native Americans and Dutch will have origins in local, teas, roots, herbs, and genever; while the post-Revolutionary War era focuses on old Madeiras, applejack, rums, and New York apples.
Inventive American fare like foie gras sliders, potato and mackerel terrine, slow-cooked halibut, rib-eye for two cooked two ways, and a duck burger.