French. Guests can pick up macarons from the retail counter or indulge in tea service and French-inflected fare such as foie gras in this ornately decorated Parisianstyle café with a ceiling
fresco. B,L & D (daily). $$$ 398 W. Broadway, btw Broome & Spring sts., 646.392.7868.
Thai. Classic Thai dishes (curried chicken and vegetables over brown rice, fiery noodles with shrimp) as well as Irish breakfast options are served amid cozy red leather booths and light- colored wooden walls. Small and large dishes available. L& D (daily), Brunch (Sa & Su). $$ 196 Elizabeth St., btw Spring & Prince sts., 212.925.3310.
THE MUSKET ROOM
Contemporary New Zealand. In a sleek, bright and modern setting—white plank ceilings, distressed brick walls, wood-and-blue-leather seating— Chef Matt Lambert channels his New Zealand upbringing in dishes such as red doe “with flavors of gin” and quail with cherries, bread sauce and roasted onions. D (nightly). $$ 265 Elizabeth St., btw Prince & E. Houston sts., 212.219.0764.