I'd like a nice place to have caviar and a bubbly. Where should I go?
Just got back from NY. I don't know what the regular restaurant is like but Petrossian cafe on 7th Avenue is a great disappointment. The dining area is a dingy platform above the cold cases for caviar sales. We arrived at 5:30 for some pre-theater caviar. Although the place was almost empty, the service was poor. The carpet was still dirty from lunch. The gold-plated caviar paddles arrived dirty, and the blini had been steaming for so long that they were soggy. Even the accompaniments were bad (and we were charged extra for them which has never happened to me anywhere else.) I'd never go back. But they do serve champagne (we had overpriced vodka.)
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