Under Review: Sietsema at KeBeer Bar & Grill; DiGregorio on ‘Waste: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal’


This week in the Voice, Our Man Sietsema discovers “a full Uzbek menu” at KeBeer Bar & Grill in Brighton Beach, while Sarah DiGregorio reviews the book Waste: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal, which “lays bare the ways in which the developed world blithely goes about tossing food away.”

Sam Sifton files his first review for the Times, and it’s a two-spot for Daniel Boulud’s DBGB Kitchen and Bar. Quoth Sifton: “Mr. Boulud has opened a very good restaurant.”
[NY Times]

Adam Platt finds the food rich — and a little rich for his blood — at Caravaggio, while Hotel Griffou is best endured with a couple stiff drinks.
[NY Magazine]

Tables for Two admits that, despite worrying early reports, “it was hard to find a disappointing dish” at Civetta in Nolita.
[New Yorker]