Reinterpreting American dining, The 1515 West, Chophouse & Bar combines the aesthetics of a movie set in Old Shanghai with the décor of a classic American bar and grill. The restaurant's generous portions of beef, from Australia, will delight meat lovers. The Tasting Bar offers oysters and other fresh seafood, from around the world, complemented by a wine cellar featuring top, New World red and white wine. The bar offers views of the piazza and the former home of Chairman Mao. Here, cocktails are created personally by the bar manager and mixologist. Fresh bread, artisan cheese and cut-to-order charcuterie are also available.