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Restaurant Review Archive

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.

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