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Sam Sifton pens a three-star love letter to Marea, comparing the sea urchin and lardo crostini to “kissing an extremely attractive person for the first time.”
Adam Platt rains on Joseph Leonard‘s parade, deeming the menu “not inspired enough,” and calls Civetta “confused,” although “it’s possible to have a decent meal” there.
Jay Cheshes finds that the food at Monkey Bar has improved since Larry Forgione came on board, but the place “plays it safe… the clientele doesn’t come here for a dining adventure.”
Gael Greene notes that Abe & Arthur’s “may look like drinking and mating but it tastes like a restaurant.”