For comfort food with a twist and DJs spinning tunes, head to Manhattan’s East Village eatery Industry (Food), which attracts a diverse crowd.

Designed by award-winning architect Paul Carroll, Industry is situated in a ski chalet-inspired, bi-level, 3,000-square-foot interior. The decor features natural wood, skylights and live birch trees juxtaposed with slick, urban touches such as state-of-the-art lighting and smoked-glass windows.

The main dining area has banquette tables and velvet-covered seats, and the front bar area is impressive with its amber tiger’s-eye cut glass. Adding to the ambiance is Industry’s musical atmosphere during dining hours.

In terms of the menu, overseen by chef Kenneth Tufo and executive chef and owner Alex Freij, signature dish appetizers include lobster bruschetta with pancetta for $15, seared scallops with English peas at $13 and golden beet salad with cranberries for $10. For entrees, standout dishes include the confit of duck leg with gingered carrots and leeks, $22; black sea bass with creamy barley, green and white asparagus and lobster creme, $23, and the roasted chicken with mushroom bread pudding, mixed string beans and brandy shallot sauce, $17.

Don’t miss the dessert, which includes items like strawberry Napoleon with lavender foam for $7 and chocolate hazelnut semifreddo at $8. The place is also known to make good cocktails and the bartender’s creations include martini flavors such as raspberry, watermelon and lychee nut.

Industry (Food), 509 East 6th St., New York. Tel: (212) 777-5920.

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