Category Archives: 2 Stars

Butter — 2.5 Stars

A few years ago, Gossip Girl made the restaurant/nightclub Butter famous. It was, if the show was to be believed, the hangout of choice for super-wealthy New York teenagers. Whatever the truth to that assertion, Butter today is a solid … Continue reading

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Le Cirque — 2 stars

Le Cirque, a French restaurant on midtown’s East Side, is a New York institution. It has been around for decades and can be counted on for “old school” classic dishes like foie gras and lobster thermidor. But how does it … Continue reading

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Vermillion — 2.5 Stars

As I’ve mentioned before, if you’re looking for good vegetarian food in New York (or elsewhere), Indian food is a good option. Vermillion is an Indian-Latin fusion restaurant in Midtown Manhattan, near Grand Central.  You’ll find familiar Indian dishes with … Continue reading

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Ça Va — 2.5 Stars

Ça Va, Todd English’s restaurant at the Intercontinental Hotel in midtown Manhattan, is today’s stop on the quest for great vegetarian options in New York City.  Unfortunately, Ça Va — although the selections looked okay on paper — wasn’t particularly … Continue reading

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Elsewhere–2.5 Stars [CLOSED]

Today’s review takes us to Elsewhere, a “new eclectic American restaurant” in Midtown West.  It isn’t quite as formal as some of the other restaurants I’ve been reviewing, but it is a very good restaurant.  It also did a very … Continue reading

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