Under Review: the Voice’s Best of New York Issue


This week in the Voice, check out our Best Of New York eats, from best bacon to best sustainable fish.

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.”
[NY Times]

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.
[NY Magazine]

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.”
[Instatiable Critic]