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Bâtard

Amazing review. I hope to get a reservation soon.

1 day ago
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Fuss free, cool dinner for not so new to NYC

The entrees are all under $20 as specified by the OP. The only item over $20 would be the daily special.
http://barprimi.com/menu

1 day ago
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Lunch in lower east side this Friday

Bar Primi
Ivan Ramen

1 day ago
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Good Fried Chicken in the City

Eater's review:

"Root & Bone Serves Manhattan's Best New Fried Chicken"
http://ny.eater.com/archives/2014/08/...

1 day ago
Riverman500 in Manhattan

Fuss free, cool dinner for not so new to NYC

Try Bar Primi.

Good Fried Chicken in the City

The grilled peach caprese is also good.

Aug 23, 2014
Riverman500 in Manhattan

Good Fried Chicken in the City

Aug 23, 2014
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What's your favorite Little Wisco restaurant?

I love Perla.

Aug 20, 2014
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Best Dishes 2014

Just make sure they're foodies too... and not on a diet!

Aug 01, 2014
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Best Dishes 2014

Ha, I love my vendors' expense accounts :)

Best Dishes 2014

July roundup:

Le Bernardin –
- wild striped bass tartare with champagne-mango emulsion
- warm octopus carpaccio with leek compote and Peruvian anticucho sauce
- chocolate mille-feuille with caramelized phyllo, thyme gelée and salted milk chocolate ice cream

Marea –
- baccala with crispy rice and mustard greens

Lincoln –
- octopus terrine
- spaghetti with clams and sea urchin
- orchiette with sausage and broccoli rabe
- tartufo with chocolate, hazelnut and cherry gelato

Ristorante Morini -
- calamari alla piastra with mozzarella, charred kale and olives
- chocolate olive oil cake with warm chocolate sauce, orange confit and whipped cream

Gato –
- crab risotto with garlic bread crumbs and Calabrian red chili
- pizza with lamb sausage, tomato jam, mozzarella and mint
- chocolate crema Catalanta with toasted hazelnuts

Louro -
- octopus Bolognese with tagliatelle and goose pancetta
- “The Santos” (johnnycake, caramel sauce, roasted corn ice cream)

Momofuku Ssam Bar –
- rotisserie chicken ssam
- smoked salmon buns

Narcissa –
- crab salad with blood orange and hazelnuts
- rotisserie poussin

Estela –
- arroz negro with squid and romesco

Wong –
- BoBo chicken with carrot ginger glaze and curry

Aug 01, 2014
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Which restaurant rating?

Ziggy I love your blog which was mentioned upthread.

Jul 28, 2014
Riverman500 in Manhattan

Your favorite chocolate desserts in Manhattan

Le Bernardin - chocolate mille feuille with thyme gelee, caramelized phyllo, and salted milk chocolate ice cream

Lincoln - tartufo (they pour the chocolate syrup at the table which hardens in 30 seconds)

Benoit - chocolate souffle

Ristorante Morini - chocolate olive oil cake with orange confit and warm chocolate sauce

Gato - chocolate crema Catalana

Jul 28, 2014
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Anniversary dinner recommendations

Louro
Estela
Narcissa
Le Philosophe
Acme

Jul 22, 2014
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Best Chocolate Souffle

Benoit

Jul 01, 2014
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Best Dishes 2014

June roundup:

Picholine - risotto primavera with Greek bottarga, seared skate wing with white asparagus and morels

Lincoln - soft shell crab with almonds, ramps, picked fennel and lemon mayo, strozzapreti con aragosta (lobster pasta with lobster and scallop sausage, tarragon and peas)

Modern Bar Room - king crab with radishes, avocado, Meyer lemon and sprouts

Leopard at des Artistes - grilled pork chop with fruit mustard and grilled endive

Convivium Osteria (Brooklyn) - grilled boneless whole trout stuffed with prosciutto and fresh rosemary

Palm - Cajun ribeye

Atlantic Grill - pan seared sockeye salmon with asparagus and roasted carrots

Andanada - pan seared halibut with green pea soup and boar belly

Topaz - Isan grilled chicken

Ed's Chowder House - dark chocolate pudding

Jul 01, 2014
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Soft Shell Crab !

Lincoln

Jun 28, 2014
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Union Square Cafe Closing

"It will forfeit its lease at the end of next year..."

USC will be open for another 18 months. There's still plenty of time to enjoy it.

Jun 24, 2014
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Favorite Pasta dish of the year

So delicious.

Jun 20, 2014
Riverman500 in Manhattan

Favorite Pasta dish of the year

Lincoln - strozzapreti con aragosta (lobster pasta with lobster and scallop sausage, tarragon and peas)

Costata - garganelli alla fiamma (prosciutto, peas, truffle cream)

All'Onda - garganelli with crab, citrus, tarragon and yuzu kosho

Ristorante Morini - duck confit agnolotti

Perla - fetuccine with oxtail ragu and porcini mushrooms

Why do people like sea urchin?

Try it with bacon. You'll love it.

Jun 20, 2014
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Join me for Eleven madison Park, Per Se, La bernardin

Enjoy. I hope you get to meet some interesting people.

Jun 02, 2014
Riverman500 in Manhattan

So annoyed with dinner guest

I hope you ignored him completely and made an extra batch of cheese enchiladas.

Jun 02, 2014
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Best Dishes 2014

Yes Gotham West. I haven't tried the Clinton Street location yet but hopefully that will be on my June list :)

Jun 02, 2014
Riverman500 in Manhattan

Best Dishes 2014

May roundup:

Del Posto – lobster with burrata, grilled lamb with Swiss chard, grilled semolina cake with warm dates and coconut

Juni – hanger tenderloin with parmesan potato puree

Costata – garganelli alla fiamma

All’Onda – garganelli with crab, citrus and yuzu kosho

Alder – scotch quail eggs with pork sausage and ricotta

Ma Peche – lamb noodles, crispy fish buns

The Smith – pork chop with creamed kale and corn and bacon flapjacks

Roman’s (Brooklyn) – whole crispy sea bass with salsa verde and house made piadina, dark chocolate sorbet

Ivan Ramen – roasted garlic mazemen

The Dutch – Brooklyn blackout donut, banana cream pie with guava sorbet

Jun 02, 2014
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Red Farm Uptown- Wonderful!!

Thanks for the report. I agree that RedFarm UWS is better than the original downtown.

May 02, 2014
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Best Dishes 2014

Yes I've had it before. Lobster fried rice and lamb rib were also very good.

May 02, 2014
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Best Dishes 2014

It's so delicious.

May 02, 2014
Riverman500 in Manhattan

Best Dishes 2014

April roundup:

Lincoln - lasagna di ortica

Ristorante Morini - agnolotti: duck confit parcels, celery root, red wine

Modern Bar Room - pork loin confit with sweet potatoes, brussels sprouts and pecans

Ma Peche - habanero fried chicken (new recipe!)

Bar Boulud - andouille saucisse with warm fingerling potatoes and mustard

Benoit - crispy duck leg confit

Atlantic Grill - charred octopus with chickpeas and carrot harissa vinaigrette

Menkui Tei - rich pork broth ramen

Pio Pio - Juanita's rotisserie chicken

Boulud Sud - chocolate lemon tart: chocolate crémeux, lemon mousse, almond anglaise

May 02, 2014
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Low-key pub with great burgers and beer

You're right. Apologies.

Apr 30, 2014
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