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Inside the menu at Sedition near Washington Square

The changes for the subterranean spot at 727 Walnut St. included new chef Rafael "Raff" Rodriguez and general manager Brian Rusk.

The Philbano at Sedition, 727 Walnut St.
The Philbano at Sedition, 727 Walnut St.Read moreCOURTESY SEDITION

The reboot of Washington Square West's Six Feet Under into Sedition Bar & Restaurant, which began in July, is complete.

The changes for the subterranean spot at 727 Walnut St. included a new chef  (Rafael "Raff" Rodriguez, previously at Noord and Farmicia) and a new general manager (Brian Rusk, from Jones and Con Murphy's).

Owners Gene LeFevre (who also owns Black Sheep, M restaurant and the Morris House Hotel), Alan Mandeloff, and Philip Yampolsky are positioning Sedition as a bar-restaurant for the neighborhood.

They had found that Six Feet Under did a fine happy-hour business, but not the true dinner and after-dinner business they sought.

They've kept much of the dark, low-lit atmosphere.

Rodriguez's menu — now available — is more substantive and includes such dishes as a Philabano — a Philly-theme Cuban sandwich of smoked and braised Berkshire pork butt, aged provolone, house-made smoked peach barbecue sauce, and pickled long hots on a Parker House roll ($15).

Rodriguez's house-made gnocchi comes topped with broccoli, capers and alfredo sauce  ($21), and chicken Cordon Bleu comes with  charred purple cauliflower and broccoli, cheddar scallion mash, and mornay ($23). Served with the flank steak ($25) are grilled purple mashed potato, grilled asparagus, and bacon chimichurri. Full menu is here.

It's open 11:30 a.m. to midnight Tuesday to Thursday, and 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday, with brunch on weekends from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Happy hour is 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, with $2 off bar snacks; $2 off draft beer and wine; and a $5 cocktail of the day.