The mixing of business and pleasure comes second nature to the
people at Balthazar: the clubby, Art Deco setting in white-collar
heartland; stylish, polished service; an adventurous cellar to be
Forget sombreros and mariachi tunes. El Público eschews cliché
for its own spin on Mexican dining: Day of the Dead skeletons adorn
the walls, a neon donkey presides over the bar and the kitchen
pumps out no-fuss, market-style food.