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LilianNY Aug 12, 2006 02:58 PM

Anyone been there recently and is the food still good?

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    jonasblank Aug 15, 2006 03:25 PM

    I waited 1.5 hrs for a table of six at 1030 pm on a Wednesday in July, which, even with a table of six, is pretty bad. I would disagree that the food is "greasy and lifeless." I would say the atmosphere (decor-wise) is pretty interesting and casual, the food is a decent to very good (the burger and gnudi are excellent) example of this whole rustic/throwback food craze (see also: Freeman's), but it's not worth waiting for. I find the celebrity factor very annoying in any restaurant, but especially in one that isn't particularly well set up for that sort of thing. Like Freeman's, if this place had short to no wait time, I would go there more frequently. As it is, your best bets are lunch, very early dinner, or a Sunday afternoon.

    1. zGustibus Aug 14, 2006 01:25 PM

      Saturday night at 8:10pm was an hour wait. When we left at 10:45pm, it was still packed.

      1. sing me a bar Aug 12, 2006 06:19 PM

        The food is as greasy and lifeless as ever and you can still wait 45 minutes while Puff Daddy or some other low-life gets seated before you. Avoid and you'll thank me.

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          Crepe Suzette Aug 12, 2006 05:14 PM

          Went there Thursday night, but on the late side (10:30 pm) and there were plenty of tables. I had the liver toast, which I enjoyed, and the roquefort burger which was PERFECT.

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