- November 3, 2008
Vai slipped quietly into its modest space on West 77th, quickly winning fans for its savory oval pizzettas.
- September 22, 2008
Gorditas, quesadillas, and tiny tacos find a new home on Williamsburg’s South Side.
- August 9, 2010
- Comfort, Two Ways
A pair of veteran chefs succeed with wildly different versions of down-home cooking.
- June 15, 2009
- Out of Place
L.A. chef Govind Armstrong’s New York outpost is an awkward, noisy transplant.
- March 2, 2009
- Get Serious
David Burke’s Fishtail sinks in its own goofiness, while the Oak Room simply fails.
- March 23, 2009
- Humble As an Apple
Braeburn is a simple restaurant for simple times.
- November 24, 2008
- Corton on Hudson
At a new Tribeca restaurant, chef Paul Liebrandt finally lives up to his promise.
- October 13, 2008
- This Little Piggy
Street food done to a Tuscan turn.
- January 19, 2009
- Don’t Call It a Fish Shack
At the John Dory, April Bloomfield aims to do for seafood what she did for bar food at the Spotted Pig.
- June 8, 2009
- The Restaurant of Tomorrow
Modest but sophisticated, George Mendes’s Aldea could be a prototype of dining trends to come.