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Jun 12, 2008 09:49 AM

Hammersly's for dinner?

The last time I went to Hammersly's was in 2001, but my husband wants to go back. Has it held up well? Any favorites on the dinner menu? Thanks for any input!

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  1. Still delicious! I love their hangar steak. Last summer they had an amazing lobster salad.

    1. I was kind of down on Hamersley's for a long time, thought it was overpriced for what it was, but a couple of recent dinners had me revising that opinion. I'd say it's everything it was in 2001, so if you liked it then, you will still like it now. I guess I've either gotten less sensitized to prices for this kind of high-end bistro cooking (the irony of that phrase is maybe what bugged me in the first place), or the neighborhood is now full of places (like its immediate neighbors) that are comparably expensive and not nearly as good.

      The current menu is the new seasonal one with a lot of new stuff since I last went -- fried brains salad! -- but the old standbys are there, like that excellent roast chicken that Gordon wishes he never got famous for (I hear he's sick to death of cooking it).