SoHo is a neighborhood with some of the most amazing businesses and stories! We found Epistrophy, a charming restaurant, where the owner plays Jazz music to his clients! How awesome is that!?
Luca and Georgia came to NY many years ago for a quick 3 months experience. They worked in a few bars and coffee shops before moving back to Sardinia. On the side, Luca also played Jazz music for some extra cash – he plays the trumpet!
After a while, they couldn’t get New York City out of their heads, decided to come back and in 2005 opened Epistrophy – a restaurant with Sardinian-inspired recipes.
A huge portion of the restaurant was actually built by Luca and his former boss and friend, Leo. Luca explained that:
“Every year we revamp the place without losing it’s soul. This way, our customers won’t be upset and we maintain our essence.”
The dishes we tried were:
- Quinoa Salad with kale, beet, squash, chickpea, avocado and radish
- Avocado Toast
- Vegan pasta with vegetables
- For dessert, a banana muffin with fruits
We can’t forget about the beautiful rustic décor! Just like we enjoy it, with beautiful metal and wooden tables, a gorgeous full bar, and a cute waiting area that reminds us of a home.
For the lovers of the traditional 20’s-30’s Jazz, every Sunday night they offer live music!
And the coolest things is: every 1st Sunday, Luca himself plays too! I mean: How cool is it to have the owner himself play music to his guests!? We love it! By the way, he has a few records already if you want to check these out!
We’re sure you’ll love this place and we can’t wait to go back!
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Happy Hour Weekdays: 4pm – 7pm
Monday – Sunday: 9am – 12am
Location: 200 Mott Street
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Brussels Vegan