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Babbo's new Maitre'd

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  • guerilla stew Feb 23, 2001 12:45 AM
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Has anyone delt with the new kinder, gentler maitre'd at Babbo? We were just floored by the new attitude at the door! What a refreshing difference! We hope he stays there forever!

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  1. Thanks for the info.
    Going there next Thursday, can't wait. I wasn't too fond of the other (and hopefully former) maitre'd. Last time I was there (~3 months ago), the way we were treated by the maire'd almost made us leave the restaurant (long story - involves us being involuntarily and rudely seated in the smoking section) and if it wasn't for the incredible food, I would have sworn the place off forever.

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    1. re: Brad K.

      I couldn't agree more. I had dinner there last week and the difference was night and day. The old maitre'd, Tommy, was a real pain in the ass - as i've stated before, his dream job would of been behind the velvet rope at Studio 54. He even treated regulars like dirt.

      It got so bad that I refused to go there for almost a year - and it killed me, because I always thought the food was absolutely fantastic. But I had to stand my ground - and punish my tastebuds.