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The Insatiable Critic Archive

June 16, 2008
Hundred Acres

There is no mule tethered to a lamppost out front of Hundred Acres.

May 19, 2008
Wildwood Barbeque

Faux smoke and grime above Wildwood’s bar want to suggest that barbecue belongs to the city.

May 12, 2008

Alain Ducasse’s need to be embraced by New York has a real chance for fulfillment at Benoit once he whips the kitchen up a bit.

May 5, 2008
Padre Figlio

I was put off by an old-fashioned lack of focus in an early visit to Padre Figlio.

April 28, 2008

Tet is the most ambitious effort yet from Saigon-born Steven Duong.

April 21, 2008
La Rural

La Rural, an Argentine bistro, looks a lot like its predecessor, Pampa.

April 14, 2008
Madaleine Mae

Upper West Siders did not hesitate to chew out Jonathan Waxman’s uneven efforts early on at Madaleine Mae.

April 7, 2008

If splendid food comes first, with points for local-idol sightings, we’ll write off the painful din at Commerce.

March 31, 2008
Mia Dona

Expect standing-room only at Mia Dona, given Donatella Arpaia’s East Side groupies.

March 24, 2008
South Gate

Jumeirah Essex House has found a skilled veteran in chef Kerry Heffernan, now turning out his signature gougères in the new South Gate space.

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