First Look: Ladybird Brings Vegetarian Tapas to the Village
By Emily Siegel, July 21, 2016
“Restaurateur Ravi DeRossi (Mother of Pearl, Avant Garden) has once again teamed up with chef Daphne Cheng on a groundbreaking veggie tapas bar in the former Bourgeois Pig space (Greenwich Village).”


Avant Garden Now Open in the East Village Serving Upscale Vegan
By Kelly Dobkin, September 15, 2015
“Restaurateur Ravi DeRossi (Mother of Pearl, Bergen Hill, Death & Co.) is entering the trendy vegan food fray with his latest project, Avant Garden.”


First Look: Sol Brings Mediterranean Seafood to Greenwich Village
By Kelly Dobkin , January 9, 2015
“Inspired by tiny fishing villages that dot the Mediterranean, owner Ravi DeRossi (Bergen Hill, Death & Co) and executive chef Willy Ono (Chez Moi, Noma, Mugaritz) have opened this subterranean restaurant in the heart of Greenwich Village offering seafood-forward Mediterranean small plates.”