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intrepid Sep 18, 2011 04:45 AM

we recently tried this place

- room is itself good,tables, bar, lighting etc, all good except the thumping pseudo music

- service good , food delivered quickly and on point

-however the food itself quite left us nowhere
-salads ok
crostini-weak/tasteless
bronzino fair/ok
musrooms ok
spinach ok
bread weak
olive oils ok

would we go back…not sure perhaps give it one more try

  1. menton1 Sep 18, 2011 09:22 AM

    We recently went to the highly touted Happy Hour here and... it's forgettable. A beautiful environment. An unfriendly bartender, the $8 drinks are in designer but small glasses. The "free" food plate described on their website and a recent Liz Johnson blurb is a joke, they give you one plate per PARTY. Our party of four got 1 plate, which added up to one small bite each. Party of 2, same plate. Come alone, same plate. Bad form. Skip the HH here.

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      wincountrygirl Jan 15, 2012 08:08 AM

      You know, I thought the glasses were small. I finished my first glass of wine well before the appetizers showed up and not because I was drinking fast!

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      Elisa515 Sep 18, 2011 08:44 AM

      Why would you go back? (Not a snarky question, just wondering if you thought your visit was an anomaly and the place deserves a return visit.)

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        intrepid Sep 18, 2011 01:50 PM

        I'd go back for a brunch later in fall. I would give it a second shot, not because it was good, because i think they have potential thx

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