CIA-trained Mike Sherman and pastry chef wife Lisa, both previously at the Manhattan St. Regis Hotel's now defunct Lespinasse, have dedicated their 70-seat Riverdale restaurant to seasonal dishes from myriad cuisines. The menu changes daily but diners can expect free-range poultry and duck, ostrich, numerous fish entr$eacute;es, risotto, and rack of lamb. Raised deck overlooks flower and herb gardens. Located across from Manhattan College. Open for dinner only Tuesday through Saturday.