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Butter Restaurant

pups224 Aug 26, 2009 02:23 PM

I saw the chef/owner at the USG greenmarket today.
This place seems to be really under the radar. Do any hounds have any experience with it?
Thanks

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  1. kelea RE: pups224 Aug 26, 2009 02:27 PM

    Butter...under the radar? I don't think so.

    It's just not talked about much cause it's not that good. it's not terrible but definitely NOT worth the price.

    The only thing worth writing home about was the rasberry beignets

    1. MMRuth RE: pups224 Aug 26, 2009 03:42 PM

      I've seen her there quite often - my sense about Butter has been that it was some ubertrendy place that is hard to get into, so, I have to confess, I've not looked into it further.

      Then again, I may be confusing Butter with some other place!

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        ExFlexitarian RE: pups224 Aug 26, 2009 05:09 PM

        I've eaten there a total of three times, the first under my own volition, and the 2nd and 3rd time under duress from my dining companions. All three times, the food was consistently overpriced, over salty, and completely underwhelming.

        The space, decor and crowd are all beautiful, but i'll take good food before paying out the nose for eye candy.

        I did sit next to Alanis Morisette one of the times, so I guess if you're a celeb gawker, it's an option.

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          pups224 RE: ExFlexitarian Aug 27, 2009 05:04 AM

          Thanks all. Guess that is one restaurant that I can skip.

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