Week In Reviews


This week in the Voice, Sarah DiGregorio reviews La Fonda del Sol, while Robert Sietsema visits Mustang Thakali Kitchen. Here’s what critics are reviewing elsewhere:

Bruni gives 10 Downing two stars, saying the owners were right to take a chance on the notorious chef Jason Neroni.
[NY Times]

Restaurant Girl reviews Butcher Bay and gives it just 1.5 stars, calling it a “a wanna-be Pearl Oyster Bar.”
[NY Daily News]

Ryan Sutton visits the new ‘inoteca and Tom Colicchio’s Halfsteak, the lounge of Craftsteak with cheaper eats. He enjoys both, writing “cheap is the new sexy.”

Alan Richman checks out Gottino, likes much of the food but not the bar seating and the understaffing.
[GQ at]

Time Out visits Co. says the “crust is so good…it needs no toppings.” Blah blah blah. We’ve heard this many times before, but pizza is not crust alone.

Steve Cuozzo devotes four pages to a search for good grilled cheese sandwiches and seem happiest with the versions he finds at Bouchon Bakery and Artisanal.
[NY Post]