Wander past Scampi and you’re likely to stop in your tracks, if only to glimpse its stunning interior. Lofty windows afford fantastic vistas into this modern, nautical lair, with beautiful furnishings, striking lights and abundant greenery.
Chef PJ Calapa pays homage to his Southern Italian roots on the menu. Seafood is a staple, starring sweet and briny razor clams tossed with olive oil, as well as chopped Manila clams finished with a salty kick from prosciutto. While tuna acqua pazza offers a peppy take on tartare with chili oil and jalapeños, this kitchen truly shines during pasta time. Despite a rustic lean, there is clear skill in the curly edged ribbons of mafaldini with shrimp scampi, or spaghetti with 'nduja, squid and mint.