Chef Matt Louis of Moxy - Portsmouth, NH

106 Penhallow Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 319-8178
Hours: Mon-Thu: 5pm-9:30pm; Fri-Sat: 5pm-10pm; Sun: 5pm-9:30pm

Stepping through the dazzling bright yellow façade at Moxy, one can only expect a great experience and it doesn’t disappoint. Tall ceilings, brightly colored walls, and blonde tables prepare you for a light-hearted experience, but don’t be fooled; Chef-Owner Matt Louis makes it fun while still bringing some serious culinary chops. A veteran of The French Laundry, Per Se and Bouchon, with stages in Clio, Café Boulud, Eleven Madison Park, Noma, and more, he brings technique, sourcing, and years of experience in some of the country’s best kitchens. The menu at Moxy uses a tapas-style approach of small dishes to showcase regional eats. Louis combines local ingredients and flare to create a list of New England bites like Johnny Cake’s with Mustard Glazed Pork Butt, Pickled Cucumber, and Molasses BBQ sauce and Fried Clams with Mustard Aїoli, Pickled Peppers, and Onions, served skewered on tiny bamboo sticks.

Recommended Dishes:
  • Johnny Cake Community
  • Beef Short Rib Marmalade with Grilled Bread, Blue Cheese, and Pickled Onions

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