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Jan 23, 2013 01:37 PM


Planning to go to Equinox this weekend with my wife and in-laws; though I understand their Executive Chef left last month. From what I've read, that was a positive development, but am wondering whether its too much of a kitchen in transition.

Has anyone been there in the past few weeks?


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  1. My understanding is that for the time being Chef Todd Gray--the owner of Equinox--will be stepping into the kitchen and will be on-site much more. I don't think you'll have a problem. Through all the various transitions I have found the food at Equinox to be top notch. I don't dine there on a weekly basis but I do about once or twice a year and always find it to be excellent.

    1. If you are concerned, consider Oval Room. It's right next door i believe and the same type of atmosphere and outstanding food & service. I had forgotten how good it was til a return visit not too long back and it was truly memorable!

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      1. re: DCDOLL

        Just to follow up, we ended up going and I'm glad we did. The food was excellent and they did a very good job accomodating the vegetarian in our group. Service was a tad slow.

        1. re: randyinpotomac

          Glad to hear it -- we have reservation on the 22nd . . .

      2. I had lunch there on Friday. I thought it was fine, but nothing special. I had the fried oysters and the bouillabaisse. For the money, I think you can do much better.