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Susur disappoints NY Times reviewer

Susur's new restaurant Shang gets one star (out of 4) from the NY Times reviewer Frank Bruni.

The last line basically says it all:
"Pleasant, but inconsistent and uneventful. The magic that Mr. Lee reputedly made in Toronto hasn’t followed him here."

Read the full review at:

Feb 18, 2009
yyzgirl in Food Media & News


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Looking for Best Frites in Toronto

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