- August 17, 1998 | Restaurant Review
- Babbo, It's You
You should never expect perfection right out of the gate. But Mario Batali's latest restaurant breaks all the rules: Newborn Babbo is shockingly mature for its age.
- October 1, 2001 | Restaurant Review
- Emergency Rooms
Arezzo, 46 West 22nd Street (212-206-0555).
Centolire, 1167 Madison Avenue (212-734-7711).
- October 27, 2003 | Restaurant Review
- Wait Gain
Instant critics be damned. Two months after opening, Lever House has earned a spot among New York’s top power-dining palaces.
- December 5, 2005 | Restaurant Review
- Star Lite
Great pasta, but Lo Scalco’s Michelin status is otherwise a mystery.
- November 21, 2005 | Restaurant Review
- Little Shop of Pleasures
Cookshop serves up fusion-free American favorites in a Soho- loft-kitchen atmosphere.
- September 5, 2005 | Restaurant Review
- No Velvet Rope
Club queen Amy Sacco’s first restaurant venture is surprisingly welcoming.
- May 9, 2005 | Restaurant Review
- Koi Polloi
The city’s latest Japanese joint serves delicious food, if you can stomach the crowd.
- June 23, 2003 | Restaurant Review
- Start the Party
The food at Pampano is enough to set you cheering. So why is the atmosphere so quiet?
- September 15, 2002 | Restaurant Review
- Favorite Haunt
Seviche, merengue, mojitos -- they're a combination bound to give anyone's spirits a lift. And at Noche, they even manage to exorcise a few ghosts.
- June 24, 2002 | Feature
- Dessert Island
It's fairly startling, and kind of disheartening, that a city with such a slurping passion for ice cream is handed so few dessert menus that actually feature a single icy delight that amounts to more than a scoop on the side of something you don't crave nearly as much. Occasionally, however, a wiser chef with a cooler tongue prevails.