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Dinner At The Fish Riot: Royal Sushi And Izakaya Reviewed

There are restaurants you go to because you’re hungry, and restaurants you go to because they’re cool. There are restaurant you go to because they’re […]

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Endless Summer: Tiki Reviewed

It’s way too early to be writing this review, and I don’t care at all. Best thing about being a critic? That moment when you […]

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Buying Cool: Wm. Mulherin’s Sons Reviewed

Wm. Mulherin’s Sons is the best-smelling restaurant I’ve been to all year. It’s pretty, sure. Big, new, shiny, polished, fitted out with rich woods, artisan […]

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What Lies Beneath: Double Knot Reviewed

Breakfast, 9:30 a.m. // Like Garfield and 10,000 novelty t-shirts, I don’t do mornings. Particularly not ones that haven’t snuck up on me accidentally—the sun […]

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Tunnel of Love and Dumplings: Tom’s Dim Sum Reviewed

There are a lot of restaurants in this town that I go to because it’s my job. There are some I find myself in because […]

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High-Gloss Rustic: A Mano Reviewed

In the back, chef Michael Millon is dancing. Not dancing-dancing (because that would be weird), but that’s what it looks like. He and his crew, […]

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Blood and Gingham: Urban Farmer Reviewed

By my own estimate, I consumed 13 billion calories at Urban Farmer the last time I was there. Maybe 13 and a half. I’m not […]

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Eating the Hand Grenade: El Rincon Criollo Reviewed

In a sane, just and rational world, all I would have to say is that El Rincon Criollo has fried mashed potato balls on its […]

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A Small World After All: Tredici Enoteca Reviewed

From the outside, the light spilling from Tredici’s windows was cool and white, and the glass appeared to be sweating. We could see the crowd—at […]

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Positively 10th Street: Ting Wong Reviewed

I go to Ting Wong for lunch—hiding out at a sticky table along the wall, hot tea and perfect shrimp congee in front of me. […]

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Back to the Future: Aldine Revisited

I have never before been stricken speechless by beets, but I was at Aldine. Big beets—chunks of them cut like kebab meat, that require days […]

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The First, Best Time: Stargazy Reviewed

The best time I had at Stargazy was on a rainy afternoon when I was going somewhere else. I hadn’t even been thinking about pies […]

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Chop Suey and Cheese Curds: Bud & Marilyn’s Reviewed

My problem with Bud & Marilyn’s is that I always want to be drunk before I go. There are reasons. This isn’t me confessing to […]