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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?

Blog: Eat Big Apple
Posted on: May 13, 2015 |  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

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.

Blog: Eat Big Apple
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

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

Roadtrip Meals – Bouchon Yountville and Bakery Review

Bouchon is perhaps becoming a victim of its own success. The career defining success of The French Laundry has elevated Thomas Keller to such an elite status in the eyes of food enthusiasts that anything but perfection is viewed as a letdown. ...

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Posted on: Nov 17, 2013 |  Original Post

The Musket Room Review

The Musket Room was a truly enjoyable experience, combining elements from both casual and elite dining into a well rounded and approachable concept. Well deserving of the Michelin Star.

Blog: Eat Big Apple
Posted on: Oct 25, 2013 |  Original Post

Anassa Taverna Review

From its prime location, this two story restaurant is artfully decorated, with abundant natural light in the day, while putting out an enviable warm glow to pedestrians at night. Greek elements are gently hinted, not in-your-face.

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Posted on: Oct 11, 2013 |  Original Post

Sea Fire Grill Review – Turf then Surf

The Sea Fire Grill takes the steakhouse business model and successfully applies it towards seafood, with quick efficient service, well executed dishes, and a tremendous wine list. Aren't these just the criteria that define successful midtown ...

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Posted on: Sep 30, 2013 |  Original Post

River Styx Review – Which bank are we on?

I applaud the creativity and whimsical nature of River Styx. From the name to the location, it's as bold and daring as restaurants come. If the over-the-top nature can be slightly toned down for the entrees, this would quickly become a Brooklyn ...

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Posted on: Sep 16, 2013 |  Original Post

Grey Lady Review – MP on a lobster roll?

A $28 lobster roll needs to be spectacular. This was not.

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Posted on: Aug 28, 2013 |  Original Post

The Americano – Brunch Mexicano

I have to give props to brunch at The Americano for being innovative. In a city where there're far too many places to find an eggs benedict, ranchero brought an element of surprise and fun. All of this in a serene dining space on 27th Street.

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Posted on: Aug 20, 2013 |  Original Post

Telly’s Taverna Review – The Simplistic Beauty of Fresh Seafood & Open Flame

Telly's delivers an enjoyable meal that's simple, and should not be missed by anyone who enjoys charred seafood, especially the octopus. 20 years ago there were lines the stretched around the block. Today while there's not much innovation, the ...

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Posted on: Aug 18, 2013 |  Original Post

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Review – To Go South, You Must Go North…and Maybe North Again

The food is as Southern as New York can offer, even if it is on the more Northerly side.

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Posted on: Aug 11, 2013 |  Original Post

Frontera Grill Review – Worth a Journey?

Frontera Grill lived up to the unreal expectations I had nurtured for years. Being from a culture whose food is masqueraded around everyday, I couldn’t help but muse and hope that one day we might have a champion for Chinese cuisine the same way ...

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Posted on: Aug 08, 2013 |  Original Post

83 1/2 Review – Upper East Side Charmer

Some say second time's the charm, and that's all too true for this UES charmer.

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Posted on: Aug 06, 2013 |  Original Post

Fratelli la Bufala Review – Moz and Pizza

All in all, FLB is a great casual Italian eatery that doesn't take itself too seriously, and delivers the goods on pizza, pasta, and drinks. If you're in the Upper West Side, it's a great neighborhood treat.

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Posted on: Jul 16, 2013 |  Original Post

Il Bacco Ristorante Italiano – Solid Italian on the border with Nassau

All in all, Il Bacco is a fine restaurant. Perfectly situated near the county line, it makes a great meal if you're headed to the miracle mile in Manhasset. Perhaps only by experiencing a good meal will you forgive them for the traffic. . . . ...

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Posted on: Jul 12, 2013 |  Original Post

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