Several months ago, a new restaurant opened in New York City called Ellary’s Greens. When I read the website, which promoted itself as “natural and organic”, and made a phone call to see how much of the menu was indeed organic, the response I received was “we get as much organic as we can.”
I hear this answer a lot, which doesn’t really tell me much. And to be honest, it doesn’t make much of an impression either. So, I avoided going to Ellary’s Greens.
And what a huge mistake that was.
After finally visiting the restaurant in-person and speaking to the warm, vivacious, and incredibly passionate owner, Leith Hill, I learned that Ellary’s Greens is extremely committed to organic – anywhere from 95% to 100% of the menu is organic. If something is conventional, it is only because the supplier does not have it in stock and the restaurant will inform you if this is the case.
Having been allayed of this concern, I saw first-hand what I was missing out on – a fantastic menu and a beautifully designed restaurant in a great location in the West Village. Read more »