Saturday, March 4, 2017
Seven Lions - Restaurant Week
Seven Lions is a modern take on a classic supper club. Done in shades of brown and using a lot of stone and leather, the space is large with banquettes on two walls as well as large semi-circular booths with a classic design. There are also a few high tops close to the large rectangular bar located in the center of the dining room. The dining room was only half full when I was there, but with the high ceilings and construction of the room, I have to imagine that it would be pretty loud if the room was full despite the fact that there is space between diners and they are not sitting right next to one another. The floor is hardwood and the lighting is electric chandeliers. There was also a mural on the wall closest to us of a classic and crowded city scene. With lots of people, a bicycle, drawbridges, and a lot of buildings. We were seated in a large booth with leather seats that could have easily seated six. There was a wine pairing available for our dinner and, as Alpana Singh is a Master Sommelier, I am sure that it was fantastic, but I was not in the mood for wine on that evening, so I went with a cocktail. Called the Cool Hand Luke, it contained Tito's Handmade Vodka, Cucumber, Lime Juice, and though it was not listed, soda I am sure because it had some fizz to it. On paper, this sounded better than it turned out to be, Tito's is very smooth and Cucumber and Lime both go well with vodka, they just didn't meld especially well. It wasn't terrible and I did drink it, it just wasn't my favorite drink.