Admit it: Between work, errands, and all the holiday shopping you’ve been doing, there’s no way you’re cooking this weekend, right? Well, I’m certainly not here to judge. In fact, I just want to make sure your night out is everything it’s supposed to be: You should be relaxed, doted on, and served lots of outstanding — even unusual — dishes. And that’s why, this weekend, you should treat yourself to a meal at Fig & Olive in Scarsdale. Located in the Lord & Taylor shopping center, this little find is worth the trip. And come on — you’re going to be shopping in the neighborhood, right?
Fig and Olive has restaurants in Manhattan, LA, and Westchester. The menu is Mediterranean, and everything (except dessert) is made with olive oil, not butter. The dishes are incredibly inventive, the wine list is can’t-miss superb, and the food is terrific. Even the decor is relaxing. Take a look:
Plus, you can opt for small plates or meals. Here’s a dish of crostini, perfect with a glass of wine:
Every meal starts with olive oil tasting:
Olive oil is even used in the decor:
If you like what see — or taste — you can buy a few bottles to take home. Incidentally, they make great holiday gifts, so you can relax and eat AND do your holiday shopping at the same time. Is that a great deal, or what?
Here’s more on Fig & Olive.