Monthly Archives: June 2012

Babbo — 3.5 Stars

I’ve long wanted to go to Babbo, the restaurant by celebrity chef Mario Batali.  For some reason I just hadn’t made it there, but when I heard that they were going to start serving lunch, I made it a point … Continue reading

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Eleven Madison Park (Second Visit) — 4 Stars

If you looking for the best vegetarian food in New York, Eleven Madison Park is a good bet.  New York Magazine has rated Eleven Madison Park the best restaurant in New York, was the first — and thus far only … Continue reading

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The Ember Room by Ian Kittichai

As you know if you’ve been following me on twitter (and if you’re not, you should be!), I recently went to Ember Room, a restaurant featuring “progressive Thai comfort food” from Chef Ian Kittichai, to celebrate my wife’s birthday.  If … Continue reading

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The NoMad — 4.5 Stars

The “restaurant of the moment” in New York right now is at The NoMad hotel.  Daniel Humm, the chef-owner at three-Michelin-starred Eleven Madison Park — the restaurant that got my first and only five-star review (although my second visit disappointed … Continue reading

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Dovetail — 3.5 stars

I recently went to Dovetail, a Michelin-starred restaurant that has a “Meatless Mondays” menu.  It was also the site of “Vegetables at Dovetail”, a great vegetarian-themed event recently that featured some of the city’s top chefs featuring their vegetarian creations.  So, as … Continue reading

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