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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

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

Jin Ramen Review – LES-esque?

Compared to the brethren downtown, I found Jin satisfactory, but not exemplary. For those in the Columbia area, it no doubts serves to satisfy those unwilling too sedentary to venture on a 30 minute subway ride. However, I think given the wealth of ...

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Posted on: Aug 15, 2013 |  Original Post

Zutto Japanese American Pub – Past its Prime

If you're a Tribeca resident, this place could occasionally satisfy a ramen craving without heading uptown. Though I would urge you to head north to one of the many wonderful izakayas New York has to offer.

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Posted on: Jul 29, 2013 |  Original Post

7A Review – It’s 7AM somewhere…..

A truly enjoyable brunch for around $20 after tip and tax, a solid option for brunch if you ever find yourself in the neighborhood. . . . → Read More: 7A Review – It’s 7AM somewhere…..

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Posted on: Jul 06, 2013 |  Original Post

Symposium Review – An Almost Scholarly Endeavour

Despite the weighty reputations of the word, Symposium is at its root a drinking party. Not quite a modern day kegger, Symposium is what wikipedia describes as gatherings of a more classy lot, drunk nonetheless, who are inspired by both spirits and ...

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Posted on: Jun 23, 2013 |  Original Post

Little Fox Cafe – More than a couple tricks

The cafe will be unveiling another sandwich next week, having only just updated its menu just a few days before. I will be sure to return for its croissant grilled cheese, the gallery (under consideration and potential construction)...and the new ...

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Posted on: Jun 10, 2013 |  Original Post

Inti Review – All Hail Green Sauce

All in all, Inti is a comfortable, low key place to unwind after a crushing day of life. Instead of popping open that bottle of wine at home, just bring it over - they’ll even bring you a bucket of ice! . . . → Read More: Inti Review ...

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Posted on: May 30, 2013 |  Original Post

Cherrywood Kitchen – Broadstroke New American

I'm all for supporting the integration of flavors and techniques, but only when it made sense. I feel that many of the dishes at Cherrywood were sound in execution but had elements of Chinese cooking forced upon it. . . . → Read More: ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2013 |  Original Post

Eatery Review – The tamer side of Hell’s Kitchen

Eatery is a safe, solid bet with a reasonable wait time and what appears to be an admirable bar. Is there much else required? . . . → Read More: Eatery Review – The tamer side of Hell’s Kitchen

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Posted on: Apr 09, 2013 |  Original Post

Bobby Van’s Grill Review – A Sidestep from Time Square & Greatness

All in all, not a bad place to end up in the chaos of Times Square, but as far as steak goes, it has some work to put in before it can join the Pantheon of Luger and its disciples. . . . → Read More: Bobby Van’s Grill Review – A ...

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Posted on: Apr 03, 2013 |  Original Post

Tournesol Review – LIC does French casually

Going to Tournesol is like having real French Champagne after many bottles of méthode champenoise. You know it's the real deal, though that doesn't necessarily mean its better than American variants on the French culinary style. The price and ...

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Posted on: Mar 19, 2013 |  Original Post

Petrossian Review – Good to the last Gram

Not exactly your Russian tea room, but the restaurant definitely carries an air of distinction due its history. And what carries the restaurant is its line of luxuries: caviar, smoked salmon, foie gras. It treats these flavors with classic ...

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Posted on: Feb 19, 2013 |  Original Post

Calliope Review – Almost Epic

I find that Calliope has a lot of nascent potential--the beginnings of adventurous dishes, almost out-of-the box ingredients, and drinks that only make you tipsy. There is a reason that people flock here, because no doubt it has a solid lineup. I do ...

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Posted on: Feb 13, 2013 |  Original Post

Haru Review – A Fusion Poster Child

Taking off my traditionalist hat, Haru’s not a bad place to end up for a drink and a roll - and maybe restaurant week will be the time for you to do so. . . . → Read More: Haru Review – A Fusion Poster Child

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Posted on: Jan 20, 2013 |  Original Post

Alobar Review – With A Grain of Salt

All in all, the menu is packed with plates to make you salivate, but go forth drink-in-hand--they’re serious about having you thirsty. . . . → Read More: Alobar Review – With A Grain of Salt

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Posted on: Jan 13, 2013 |  Original Post

Quick Write-Up – Felice 83 Review

On Sundays, Felice offers you a little taste of Italy. At the end of the meal, hop one avenue west to Little Red Hen for a cupcake, and Shaffer and Weber for some German Bacon and Salumi. One of my favorite ways to spend a weekend morning. . . . ...

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Posted on: Dec 01, 2012 |  Original Post

Quick Write-up – BCD Tofu House

No frills, solid sundubu jjigae with free and convenient parking. I can see how this is popular in California. . . . → Read More: Quick Write-up – BCD Tofu House

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Posted on: Nov 26, 2012 |  Original Post

Cyclo Long Island City – Great Spot for Pho

Before I took my first sip, I was already impressed by how neat the small plate of bean sprouts were, and how delicately the beef slices floated on the soup. There was plating involved, what a nouveau concept. The tastes backed up the attractive ...

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Posted on: Nov 15, 2012 |  Original Post

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