Wining and Dining: Ruffian Wine Bar in the East Village of NYC
When it comes to finding the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine and some delicious bites, it can be tough to find just the right spot. That's why I was beyond thrilled to discover Ruffian Wine Bar in the East Village. From its cozy ambiance to its focus on Southern France and Eastern European cuisine, Ruffian is a hidden gem that's definitely worth seeking out.
Located in the East Village, Ruffian is a chic and cozy spot that's perfect for a night out with friends or a romantic date. The restaurant offers a mostly vegetarian menu which I was interested to try, and let me tell you, they did not disappoint. And let's talk about the wine - Ruffian has a highly refined wine list that offers over 250 selections by the bottle and over 30 wines by the glass, with a focus on winemakers from around the world. The orange wines were a highlight for me, and I loved the opportunity to try so many different options.
The food at Ruffian was delicious, with a range of vegetarian options that were both creative and satisfying. But the real star of the show was the wine. The highly knowledgeable staff was always on hand to offer recommendations and make sure that I was enjoying every sip. And let's not forget about the service - the wait staff was fantastic, always checking in to make sure I was happy with my meal and drink choices.
Whether you're looking for a chic spot to catch up with friends over a glass of wine, or a cozy date night spot, Ruffian Wine Bar is the place to be. With its focus on delicious food, fantastic wine, and great service, Ruffian is a must-visit for anyone in the East Village. So go ahead and treat yourself to a night of wine, dine, and be chic at Ruffian Wine Bar!