Food & Drink

Black Pearl

BP continues the trend of big things born in crappy surroundings -- the no-nonsense seafood spot was originally located in back of Alphabet City dive bar Julep, but it's just reopened in the Flatiron as your Lobsta Shack Savior. Highlights include an iced raw bar snack plateau and a titanic lobster roll. With every lump of meat from one whole crustacean piled open-faced on buttered bread, it answers the question WWJEat (If He Weren't Jewish)?