Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at 11:16 a.m.
This week in the Voice, Our Man Sietsema sets sail for deliciousness at the nautically inspired Saltie, while Sarah DiGregorio discovers authentic Catalan at Mercat Negre.
Sam Sifton finds what while "certainly there is excellent food at SD26... the answer to changing tastes is not perhaps to... install a sound system and... court T-shirts and jeans." [NY Times]
The Robs check out two Lucha Libre-themed taquerias, Casabel and La Lucha, and decide that "a little kitschy Mexican-wrestling decor goes a long way." [NY Magazine]
Jay Cheshes pays a visit to Casa Lever and deems that, "despite some promising starts, inconsistency plagues too much of the food." [TONY]
Meanwhile, Ryan Sutton says that, at Casa Lever, "veal is served six ways at lunch. Three of them actually taste good." [Bloomberg]
Table for Two gets a seat at The Vanderbilt with its Asian-influenced menu, where "the best dish might be the roasted Brussels sprouts, dressed with sriracha, lime, and honey." [New Yorker]