Bruni awards no stars to snootily papered West Village eatery Charles, but amuses himself by formatting his review as an email from “Frannie Von Furstinshow” to Graydon Carter.
Adam Platt drops in on the New York Times Building’s new robatayaki, Inakaya, giving it just one star for decent, overpriced fish and “dutifully authentic Japanese drinking dishes.”
Restaurant Girl advises to skip the sandwiches at Scuderia, across the street from Da Silvano, and stick to the seafood dishes and desserts.
[NY Daily News]
A refurbished Daniel earns a perfect score from TONY, which hails the “wasabi-kissed hamachi tartare… as striking as the modern art on the walls.”
Alan Richman makes his own kirs at Minetta Tavern and warns against the dandelion salad with its “irrationally fishy anchovy vinaigrette.”
[GQ @ men.style.com]