Robert Sietsema at Skovorodka; Sarah DiGregorio at Colicchio & Sons
This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema rides the Q to Brighton Beach for "regional fare from former Soviet republics" at Skovorodka. Sarah DiGregorio finds that the food at Colicchio & Sons "lacks focus and, somehow, verve."
Steve Cuozzo bemoans the revamped P.J. Clarke's, with its menu "gone loco" and dry burger: "I'll trade all the fancy cattle that roam for a burger that squirts -- and the P.J.'s we remember. [NY Post]
Ryan Sutton likes Highlands, even though "the gastro is overwhelmed by the pub, which is unfortunate because chef William Hickox, late of the Michelin-starred Public, has given New York its only refined Scottish menu." [Bloomberg]
Betsy Andrews waits 40 minutes at The Meatball Shop for balls that "aren't roundly delicious. The beef isn't meaty enough... But the lamb, a special one night, was tasty." [NY Times]
Gael Greene finds both hits and misses at ABC Kitchen with Jean Georges, which "vows to be organic, local and biodynamic." [Insatiable Critic]
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