The plates at the 2-month-old Verbena look like they've been arranged by a crazy person, one with a penchant for intricate tweezer cuisine and creating edible habitats for woodland sprites. As for the menu, it's hard to decipher what some dishes will taste like ("chicories with pumpkin seed milk") or even what some ingredients are (sparing you the trip to your smartphone, "cardoons" are celery-like vegetables closely related to the artichoke). It's also one of those maddening menus that doesn't have any verbs, leaving the diner to imagine what form "carrots, verbena, aleppo pepper, nettles, and smoked cashew" will take when it... More >>>