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Mar 5, 2010 08:22 AM


Has anyone checked it out and can give some feedback?
Thank you.

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    1. re: ttoommyy

      Sietsma was a bit more kind in his review.

      1. re: boccalupo

        Do you like his reviews? I've been disappointed by his recommendations a few times.

        1. re: uwsister

          I am not sure his "batting average" in that sense is better or worse than other reviewers. I do like the fact that he seeks out places off the beaten path.

          1. re: boccalupo

            you mean Sifton?...i'm not sure about his batting average, but i think his writing is awful...embarassing really...

            in the Choptank review, he spends more time name-dropping Baltimore trivia than discussing the food and the vibe of the restaurant....

            1. re: Simon

              I think the poster means Sietsema.

              boccalupo, I also like the fact that he writes about lots of hole-in-the-wall places, but I think he fancies himself an expert in too many cuisines and misses frequently because of that.

              And yes, I also find Sifton's writing to be lacking. After reading his reviews, I always want to ask "So, how was the food?"

    2. Going tonight, will report back on Monday

      1. I know this post is a bit old but if you haven't gone already don't bother. Fun atmosphere but the food was horrible. Even the chips with the crab dip were awful. I don't use a lot of salt and even I thought everything was bland as did all of my friends. Nothing special- don't waste your time.

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        1. re: liz8000

          I agree about Choptank. The food was really lackluster and our waitress had a strange attitude.

          310 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10014