1. Commune/ v./ 1. to confer, consult, converse (w. a person, on a matter). 2. to have an intimate (esp. spiritual or mental) exchange or discussion (with a friend, one’s heart, etc., together; feel in close touch with). 3. Something having to do with stupid hippies.
2. Commune/ n./ 1. Matthew Kenney’s (co-owner of Canteen and Matthew’s) new restaurant that opens today in the Flatiron district. 2. A cavernous lair, filled with dark-wood furnishings, fireplace, and dotted with red plush seating. 3. Likely to be deemed the new “in” spot (housed conveniently next to Elite Models; hence the high readings on the eye-candy barometer); also a pleasant place to hit for comfort fare like the mac-and-cheese plate, rotisserie chicken, crab cakes, and exotic wines and cheeses.