Chef Dan Kluger debuts first solo restaurant tomorrow


Chef Dan Kluger, best known for being the executive chef at ABC Kitchen and ABC Cocina, will debut his first solo restaurant tomorrow night in Greenwich Village.

Loring Place — named for the street Kluger’s late father grew up on in the Bronx — at 21 West 8th Street, will be rooted in American cuisine, inspired by the produce from the greenmarkets, and with a focus on seasonal dishes.


Each dish at Loring Place is made with sharing in mind, from vegetable-forward small plates like crispy, spiced cauliflower with Meyer lemon jam and chilies, or wood grilled broccoli with orange, kohlrabi and pistachio-mint dressing, to pizza made from house-milled flour and topped with a seasonal ingredients, and locally sourced proteins finished on the restaurant’s wood-burning grill.

“We want the dining experience to be fun and convivial,” explained Kluger in a press release, “This is meant to be a restaurant for all occasions, and the menu is designed to encourage that.”