Give Your Full Attention To The Whisper Restaurant and Lounge
At the Grove, gaining attention is everything. A water show at the fountain competes with the horn of the meandering trolley, strung lights hang above the signs of beckoning stores, and groups mix into crowds that move in every direction. In a setting like this, perhaps the best way to stand out is to do the opposite of what’s expected. The Whisper Restaurant and Lounge is an aptly named hideaway that charms with its elegant nonchalance. Instead of vying for attention, this place coolly commands it.
Take a seat at the curved bar in the center of the room at happy hour, or sink into a seat on the patio. Dark woods and dim lights give the Whisper a removed quality from the colorful circus of shopping a few strides away, and yet, the menu is far from subdued. Start with Brussels sprouts cooked with lime, chile, and shallots, or opt for the crispy calamari with a chile-garlic sauce. Later, sip the Hanging Garden, a sweet drink made with St. Germaine and hibiscus, alongside a Caruso-style flatbread. If cocktails turn into dinner, trade your seats for a table in the dining room.
Focus your sights on the Whisper, and the entertainment will come to you.