Sietsema at Roman’s; DiGregorio at Izakaya Moku


This week in the Voice, Our Man Sietsema finds that, “despite the bittersweet reflection that, if you adore a dish you’ve eaten, you’ll never see it again, the food at Roman’s can be spectacular.” Sarah DiGregorio enjoys a Japanese invasion of Koreatown at Izakaya Moku.

Sam Sifton discovers a relatively unknown Novita, with its “excellent pasta,” and awards it two stars (one more than Ruth Reichl gave it in 1995).
[NY Times]

Steve Cuozzo reveals that David Chang fans can experience “something like the original-sin pleasure of Ssam Bar‘s glorious pork buns” at Ma Peche without waiting for a table.
[NY Post]

Adam Platt deems the fare at Tipsy Parson “like generic restaurant food, overlaid with a cloying southern sweetness,” while Corsino is a good place for a “for a hearty winter meal.”
[NY Magazine]

Jay Cheshes notes that at two new museum eateries, Robert and The Wright (“the slightly superior of these two ill-conceived restaurants”), “the decor outshines the food.”

Gael Greene is sent into “burger shock” by a raw patty at Five Napkin Burger, but vows to return. Despite a rave in the Times, she’s “not so easily pleased” by Szechuan Chalet.
[Insatiable Critic]

Tables for Two believes that “the lamb burger ought to be a mandatory order for every table” at The Breslin.
[New Yorker]


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