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Opening today, Atera, the newest culinary addition to New York’s TriBeCa neighborhood, is an exercise in exclusive, intimate and above all unique dining. The soothing boîte is accessed through two 100-year-old salvaged cedarwood doors and features a 12-seat, reservation-only dining bar that encircles the massive open kitchen like a stage. A vertical garden called a “living wall,” which hosts local herbs and plants such as jasmine, rosemary, ivy and mint, arches over a five-seat reclaimed walnut slab in the far corner. There is a greenhouse in the basement...