Under Review: Sietsema at Coconut Grove; DiGregorio at Fort Defiance


This week in the Voice, Our Man Sietsema finds Coconut Grove, with its “non-vegetarian regional South Indian fare,” a fine addition to Curry Hill, while Sarah DiGregorio notes how Fort Defiance has “slid right into the neighborhood, offering a handful of excellent sandwiches, along with nighttime cocktails and small plates.”

The Robs also drop in on Fort Defiance, and agree that, in addition to great cocktails and atmosphere, the food is “good enough to merit repeat visits.”
[NY Magazine]

Dining section editor Pete Wells is not so impressed with the service at a celebrity-studded Hotel Griffou, where he “was treated worse each time [he] showed up.”
[NY Times]

Gael Greene promises to return to Ed’s Chowder House “just for that chowder and whatever seasonal riffs autumn and winter deliver to the soup pot when fresh corn is gone.”
[Insatiable Critic]

Jay Cheshes finds that Gus and Gabriel “fills a void in New York, offering fatty foods rarely encountered outside the Midwest… delicious, and… obscene.”

Ryan Sutton has to admit that the $13 milkshake (with bourbon) at Brooklyn Bowl is “actually darn good, but still… Leave my junk-food prices alone.”