• rory

    I’m there at least weekly (so take my critique with a grain of salt), but I wonder if Erace got a little confused by the menu. Granted, I almost always end up in the downstairs pub area (marvelous room, btw and always less crowded than the upstairs bar), but I believe you can get the same food anywhere in the restaurant. For example, the risotto crab cakes (which are AMAZING–I’m talking jaw droppingly delicious) are available at the bar, and the calamari (which disppointed me as well) are available at the restaurant side.

    Plus, their pizza is the single best next-day reheat pizza in the world. A little too chewy at the restaurant, but that makes them even better when you reheat on a pan.

    I can’t recommend it highly enough as a great gastro….i mean fooboozerie. grub pub? whatever. go eat there (no, I don’t work there, but my girlfriend lives a block away from it)!

  • Evansaunt

    I love the feel and vibe of St. Stephen’s. I want the place to work – to have good food, a cool neighorhood crowd, all the things you want from a local. However, today at brunch..I had eggs benedict that were downright bad. And that’s not good. The poached eggs were hard cooked, the ham was lunchmeat-style ham barely warmed and the hollandaise couldn’t save it. I’m hoping they get it together because when there’s a good boozy Sunday afernoon eating eggs bennie, life is bliss.