La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels

Wine Bar in SoHo & Chinatown

A snug melange of Gallic-themed decor, svelte armchairs and tea lights, La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels is an offshoot of a Paris bar by the same name. Head sommelier Theo Lieberman steers an impressive, French-heavy wine list, with some 600 drops and no shortage of arresting labels by the glass. A short, sophisticated menu includes housemade charcuterie and chicken rillettes.

The good-value happy hour (Monday to Friday until 7pm, until 5pm on weekends) offers $5 snacks and all wines at a $5 discount. Try the mystery wine and you may win the bottle... you just have to identify which wine it is on the menu first. La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels is a popular place to settle in with nibbles and a good bottle of plonk: reserve a table if you want a comfy spot.