As soon as you walk into Shilling Canning you’ll understand why this newly opened restaurant is causing so much buzz. The dining room is spare and modern, with plenty of traditional seating, as well as community-style high top tables and a handful of seats at the counter overlooking the restaurant’s open kitchen. Regulars say that if you’re a foodie, the counter seating shouldn’t be missed, as it offers a rare glimpse into what high-precision, high-concept cooking looks like behind the scenes. Plus, it’s just fun to watch the chef prepare your meal.
The menu is focused on tapas-style small plates, ranging from raw bar favorites like oysters with charred ginger mignonette, to snacks like deviled eggs with ham, to heartier fare like duck confit with buttermilk dumplings. Whether you’re stopping by for a cocktail and a quick bite with friends, or want to treat yourself to a full meal, Yelp reviewers say you can expect top-quality cuisine and attentive service.