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The oysters are delicious. They're tiny, as seems to be the current trend (I'm estimating each oyster is around half the size of a European #3) but really very good. Shrimps are listed as a raw bar item but come cooked (very cooked) and swimming in a beautiful smokey, paprika rich, shrimp reduction sauce. Confusingly they arrive at room temperature even though the sauce screams "hot" but we know nothing about Portugal, so we go with the flow. Appetizers - fried eggplants turn out to be hard battered, cheese heavy tiny slices of eggplant (maybe they learned from wildair you can call i
Lupulo is George Mendes's new place in the Eventi Hotel on 6th Ave. & 29th St. (does that neighborhood have a name? The Ace District?). (I don't think NoMad can extend to 6th Ave. -- or really above 27th or 28th St.) Lupulo means "hops". It's a cervejaria, which is Portuguese for brewpub.* They have them in Lisbon. They have them in Newark. And now we have one in this unnamed neighborhood (although, to be clear, they don't make their own beer) (and neither do the ones in Newark). It opened last Friday. I know it's idiotic to go to restaurants on opening night -- and, for tha