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Jan 8, 2009 11:02 AM


What's up with kefi?

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  1. From NYMag (grub street blog):

    Posted 1/7/09 at 5:47 pm
    Kefi Update -- Here’s the restaurant’s take on today’s shuttering: “Due to a paperwork error, The Board of Health has temporarily closed down Kefi restaurant on the Upper West Side. Chef/Partner Michael Psilakis comments, 'I was not aware of a pre-inspection certification that was needed, and I am rectifying this situation immediately.' Absence of critical certificates results in immediate closure. Once the failure was imminent, Psilakis felt the inspector conducted the most thorough inspection he has ever been through in his professional career, which resulted in additional violations. The restaurant will be re-open as soon as possible.”

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    1. re: LNG212

      here is my quick take.....the service is EXTREMELY hurried, the food OK (same as the original) and prices cheap....and typical UWS older crowd...if you are more than 10 blocks away, don't bother....