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anybody been to Sammys Roumanian lately-still any good?

the save Oct 18, 2006 06:42 PM

thx for the feedbak....

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    lizardqueen Oct 20, 2006 04:12 PM

    the last time I gave my honest opinion about sammy's greasy, gristly, tough tough steaks, it was removed from board because someone was offended. funny, usually lots of vodka puts me in such an agreeable mood - Liz

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      hongrynyc Oct 19, 2006 11:34 PM

      It's all about the vodka bottles wrapped in ice and the lounge singer doing his Louis Armstrong impression in the corner.

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        the save Oct 19, 2006 06:20 PM

        WOW ...thx for the critiques guess i'll find an alternative.....

        1. AKR Oct 18, 2006 09:21 PM

          The place is vile and disgusting , seriously.

          I would never darken the doorway here again.

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            ciaoeater Oct 18, 2006 09:00 PM

            I love Sammy's! Just not for the food...

            1. Scagnetti Oct 18, 2006 07:56 PM

              You will not read a lot of good chowhoundish things about Sammy's on this board. Bad food (except chopped liver) and overpriced.

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                chow_gal Oct 18, 2006 07:16 PM

                "still any good?"

                Was it ever?

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                1. re: chow_gal
                  lisette Oct 18, 2006 09:37 PM

                  You took the words right out of my mouth, chow gal!

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                    The Engineer Oct 19, 2006 10:51 PM

                    I was going to say the same thing.

                  2. Wilfrid Oct 18, 2006 07:11 PM

                    It's terrible, and insanely expensive.

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                    1. re: Wilfrid
                      KTinNYC Oct 18, 2006 08:28 PM

                      "insanely expensive" is nearly an understatement. How does $300 a head sound? That's what the tab came to last time I was there. There was a lot of Vodka consumed but, c'mon!

                      1. re: KTinNYC
                        Wilfrid Oct 19, 2006 02:36 PM

                        Yep. Last time I was there, Lespinasse was still open, and I calculated that - if you included sides - Sammy's most expensive entree prices overlapped Lespinasse's cheapest. And for those with short memories, Lespinasse was Gray Kunz's four star palace at the St Regis.

                        The comedian, I presume, writes the menu.

                      2. re: Wilfrid
                        Bob Martinez Oct 18, 2006 09:22 PM

                        What? The comedian wasn't enough for you?

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