Join us for a Prix Fixe Menu with Chef Bettina Banayan on September 25, 26, 27 at either 6:30p or 8:30p. Guests will experience four courses, each course will be paired with a custom hand-blended botanical incense made by Bettina. Menu is $70/person with an optional $35 wine pairing. 

Make a reservation via OpenTable or by calling Once Upon A Tart at 212.387.8869.


Palo Santo-Smoked White Fish

herb salad, rice tahdig cracker, black garlic purée,

Chickpea & Cardamom Pasta

leeks, chickpeas, chicken, oysters, crispy chicken skin

Cinnamon-Braised Cow Tongue

pomegranate seeds, wet walnuts, saffron rice

Rose-Puréed Panna Cotta

pistachio crumble, fried lemongrass

About Bettina: 

Bettina Behjat Banayan was born in New York City and grew up on Long Island in a Persian-Jewish household. Her nostalgia for the floral aromas and flavors of saffron, black lime, and basmati that filled her childhood kitchen fuel her work. Exploring the intersection of scent and emotion, Banayan has created a multi-sensory dinner that pairs her homemade incense with four original courses. 

A graduate of Parsons The New School For Design and The French Culinary Institute in New York City, Banayan has cooked for Dinner Lab and Bar Bolognat. She has recently performed at Abrons Art Center and The New Museum. Bettina is the founder and crafter of From Bettina, a line of handmade botanical incense cones and smudge sticks.