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nycgirl08 Apr 14, 2008 06:55 AM

Anyone been to The Smith? Any recommendations on what to order?

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    ginsbera RE: nycgirl08 Apr 14, 2008 07:13 AM

    The mac and cheese is quite good. I also enjoyed the lamb schnitzel though it it got a little soggy. I know my friend also really enjoyed the steak salad (huge portion) and the burger is apparently pretty good.

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      kathryn RE: nycgirl08 Apr 14, 2008 08:17 AM

      http://www.chowhound.com/topics/501308
      http://www.chowhound.com/topics/476671
      http://www.chowhound.com/topics/483015

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        sam1 RE: nycgirl08 Apr 14, 2008 08:35 AM

        i had brunch here about 2 weeks ago for the first time. brunch is brunch but i didnt like the smith. it felt like pizzaria uno still.

        the french toast was a bit heavy and undercooked and i just didnt like the vibe at all. the only redeeming quality was we had a booth.

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          RachelD3 RE: nycgirl08 Apr 14, 2008 09:02 AM

          The mussels were amazing as was the steak salad.

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            hon RE: nycgirl08 Apr 14, 2008 12:36 PM

            Love the burger!

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              jdogg80 RE: nycgirl08 Apr 14, 2008 01:33 PM

              Def try the mussels for dinner- great for an appetizer too.

              Just went for brunch... the omlettes are really good, and big. A fun lively vibe for brunch or dinner.

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                Eat Me RE: nycgirl08 Apr 14, 2008 01:40 PM

                Go for brunch and get the potato waffle with spinach and caramelized onion as well as the maple chicken sausage and eggs with spicy corn bread, white gravy, and home fries. Start with the hot potato chips with blue cheese fondue.

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                  LeahBaila RE: Eat Me Apr 14, 2008 05:09 PM

                  Second the potato waffle...I also loved the French toast

                  www.thelunchbelle.com

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                  HKFanatic RE: nycgirl08 Apr 14, 2008 07:30 PM

                  I recommend the gnocchi. My sister dragged me to the Smith just so she can have the gnocchi again. My take on the restaurant is that it is a very well constructed restaurant premise of making simple delicious food that is easy to produce by a cook of competent skill level. You won't get amazing mind boggling cuisine but you will get consistent well crafted food that is hard to screw up. Can't recommend the potato chip appetizer though because the cheese was drizzled on it. I would rather i dip it myself to avoid the chips getting soggy, and to control the amount of dip I got on my chip. Besides that i would recommend. The dessert was pretty good too if I recall.

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