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The huge space that used to be home to The Hurricane Club is now this bright, airy, French-tinged bistro with dishes like uni toast, lamb steak frites, and boozy cocktails with whimsical adds that include ice cubes made with jalapeño juice. When they melt, the drink gets hotter.
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