Robert Sietsema at Talent Thai Kitchen; Sarah DiGregorio at Fatty 'Cue
This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema satisfies his craving for Thai at Talent Thai Kitchen, where "the food on the aggressively pan-Thai menu is worth whatever wait you have to endure." Sarah DiGregorio discovers "what happens when you barbecue duck over an oak fire" at Fatty 'Cue. (Hint: good things.)
Sam Sifton approves of The Mark, deeming the menu, "so unambitious that it is difficult to fumble... That doesn't make it a bad menu." [NY Times]
Adam Platt agrees that, at The Mark, "the entrées are more prosaic." At Recette, he finds that the "modestly priced... small-plate, 'urban American menu is full of all sorts of elegant and unexpected surprises. [NY Magazine]
Jay Cheshes has nothing but praise for ABC Kitchen: "Food that's good for the planet needn't be any less opulent, flavorful or stunning to look at. It's haute green cuisine." [TONY]
Meanwhile Steve Cuozzo isn't so sure: "in its lust for 'locavore' cred, ABC Kitchen lets certain considerations fall by the side of the dirt road." [NY Post]
Tables for Two deems La Sirène "the tiniest, least pretentious, more pleasurable French bistros in the city." [New Yorker]
Have a restaurant tip or other food-related news? Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get the Food & Drink Newsletter
Our weekly guide to New York dining includes food news and reviews, as well as dining events and interviews with chefs and restaurant owners.