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Texas de Brazil Review – Rump Roast a Plenty

Flipping to the green side of the coin became a bittersweet decision. You knew what would come with the green light, but were you ready for it?

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Posted on: May 13, 2015 |  Original Post

Lenox Sapphire Review – Senegalese, A New Craving to Succumb To

The powerhouse flavors of this cuisine I foresee will wreck havoc on my already complicated system of cravings, how will Thiebu Djen take on Chicken and Waffles?

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Posted on: Feb 13, 2015 |  Original Post

Sage General Store – On the Edge of Queens

Luckily for me, I’ve brought my sights back in - perhaps it is time for others to make the trek.

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Posted on: Jul 31, 2014 |  Original Post

Empire Steak House Review – A Familiar Sizzle

Is there never enough porterhouse to go around for the city or are we moving towards saturating the Peter Luger derivative market? Not with this meal at least.

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Posted on: May 10, 2014 |  Original Post

The Elm – Simplified, Brilliant

Not only has Chef Liebrandt successfully adapted his cuisine for the neighborhood, his cuisine has become better for it.

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Posted on: May 04, 2014 |  Original Post

Butter Restaurant Review

I was impressed by the culinary focus at Butter. Each dish was executed carefully, befitting of the midtown business clientele.

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Posted on: Apr 05, 2014 |  Original Post

Ariana – Approachably Russian

Ariana presents a facet of Russian cuisine that we normally don't get to experience, in a comfortable setting on Houston Street.

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Posted on: Mar 23, 2014 |  Original Post

Sunday Brunch at Ai Fiori

If you have the means, and want to taste a different side of Michael White's cooking, then this is not to be missed.

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Posted on: Mar 11, 2014 |  Original Post

Out of NYC – Lucé Review

On this particular Sunday, Luce felt like personalized private dining.

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Posted on: Mar 06, 2014 |  Original Post

County NYC Review

County holds a lot of promise. There's a bit more flair and variations compared to ABC Kitchen, but also lacks a bit of the consistency.

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Posted on: Feb 27, 2014 |  Original Post

The Palm – The Original, An Original

The first store on 2nd Avenue is (surprisingly) tight and cozy, while oozing with authentic charm. As a steak over, is not to be missed.

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Posted on: Feb 12, 2014 |  Original Post

Perla Review – Great food, questionable system

Whatever the reasoning behind the reservation madness, it's really quite a shame because the food's excellent, and all of the hoops we had to jump through to get in served only as a distraction.

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Posted on: Jan 29, 2014 |  Original Post

Ivan Ramen Slurp Shop Review

Perhaps I can be a better judge of the flavors after visiting Ivan Ramen in Tokyo, but based on what I've tasted now it's nothing spectacular.

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Posted on: Jan 22, 2014 |  Original Post

Tanoshi Sushi – Holy Grail? Not Quite

The bill, without alcohol, came to just over $100 per person after tip, making it pricey for a regular neighborhood meal. Meanwhile the quality is not quite good enough to be considered destination dining.

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Posted on: Jan 14, 2014 |  Original Post

Rotisserie Georgette Review

It is this unique front-of-house role that allows her to oversee the restaurant both inside and outside the kitchen, and in the case of Rotisserie Georgette, it works beautifully.

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Posted on: Jan 06, 2014 |  Original Post

Angelo’s Coal Oven Pizza Review

If you simply want a nice family-style Italian meal, Angelo's fits the bill, quite figuratively and literally.

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Posted on: Dec 24, 2013 |  Original Post

Seattle Eats – Emmett Watson’s Oyster Bar Review

Stick to oysters and beer.

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Posted on: Dec 14, 2013 |  Original Post

Pig & Khao Review – Mostly Pig

Captivated by the name, lulled in by the stark logo, Pig and Khao reaffirmed with every dish its name to be more than a simple boast.

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Posted on: Dec 10, 2013 |  Original Post

Bay Area Write-up – Swan Oyster Depot Review

Swan is a very good seafood destination, if you're in the area do stop by for some oysters. Yet a foodie mecca it isn't.

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Posted on: Dec 08, 2013 |  Original Post

Lombardi’s Pizza Review – First Mover Advantage?

Delicious, without question, but questionable if it is without equal. I find that pizza will remain a kind of politics from which I will refrain. However, It felt good to pay homage to an institution, and to go back to basics and to find toppings I ...

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Posted on: Nov 26, 2013 |  Original Post

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