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AquaAllegoria Feb 1, 2014 06:23 PM

As part of my New Years Resolution, I've decided I'm going to try at least one new restaurant per month. This month I've decided on Landmarc after recently meeting Marc Murphy. Anyone been there lately- the TWC location? I made a reservation via Open Table for 1. I keep reading about the bone marrow and the sweet breads as well as the dessert sampler [not sure I want to OD on dessert after such a decadent meal]. And of course the wine...

Thanks in advance!

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    UES Mayor Feb 3, 2014 04:34 AM

    I had the most incredible rib eye there couple months back. It was served at a wedding reception but waiter told me it's on the menu. Extremely well done.

    1. coasts Feb 3, 2014 04:54 AM

      I prefer Ditch Plains to Landmarc and am interested to try Kingside. i wasn't too impressed with Landmarc on either of my two visits.

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        plf515 Feb 3, 2014 07:43 AM

        I don't like Ditch Plains much at all. Landmarc was more impressive (also higher price). I wouldn't say Landmarc is amazing, but I do prefer it to DP

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          coasts Feb 3, 2014 10:30 AM

          The only thing I've had at Ditch Plains is the hot dogs covered in mac and cheese on a bed of French Fries. It's extremely refined.

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            Phil Ogelos Feb 4, 2014 08:26 AM

            I hope they call it "Plains Poutine".

      2. princeofpork3 Feb 3, 2014 06:49 AM

        Great steaks and great burger. Mini ice cream cones for desert are a blast. You wont be dissapointed with your meal. Try to pind a partner so you can try more dishes.

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          plf515 Feb 3, 2014 07:46 AM

          My favorite meal at Landmarc is breakfast.

          I either have Pain Perdu with a side of bacon (thick cut, smoky, not too crisp, yum) or the Eggs en Meurette (poached eggs with chopped bacon, vegetables, in a red wine sauce).

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            kathryn Feb 3, 2014 10:42 AM

            I like Landmarc TWC but just be aware that it's very family friendly -- might be stroller-city while you're there.

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              AquaAllegoria Feb 3, 2014 06:15 PM

              Even on a Saturday night?

              1. re: kathryn
                ipsedixit Feb 3, 2014 06:25 PM

                It's weird but I think all of TWC is very "family friendly".

                I see more moms with strollers in that building than one expect in a shopping area.

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                RogueFoodie Feb 3, 2014 01:36 PM

                TWC's Landmarc is nice. I would place it as elevated-casual dining. Service and food is great.

                Yes, the bone marrow is fantastic! Last time I went (November 2013), I ordered the butternut squash flatbread. It was well done. My roast chicken was only warm when it came out, but the server gladly replaced it.

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                  sam1 Feb 3, 2014 03:28 PM

                  my 2 cents...

                  landmarc in the TWC is filled with tourists and families (at least during the day). i find it very corporate (it's in the TWC of course).

                  landmarc tribeca i havent been to in at least 7 years. it was pretty forgettable then...so, 7 years later...

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                    RogueFoodie Feb 3, 2014 05:30 PM

                    I definitely agree about the "filled with tourists" part - even at night, there is a "parking lot" of strollers at the door.

                    However, that aside, the food compensates for it.

                  2. coasts Feb 3, 2014 05:37 PM

                    Can we agree that, if AquaAllegoria is committed to trying twelve new restaurants this year, there's no reason to include Landmarc on that list.

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                      AquaAllegoria Feb 3, 2014 06:15 PM

                      That bad of an experience?

                      1. re: AquaAllegoria
                        RogueFoodie Feb 3, 2014 06:53 PM

                        I wouldn't say it is bad, but since you are aiming for one new restaurant a month, Landmarc doesn't cut it for Top 12.

                        There are many other restaurants that are well-worth trying than Landmarc.

                      2. re: coasts
                        plf515 Feb 4, 2014 04:14 AM

                        Yeah, I'd agree (unless she has tried a LOT already and only wants restaurants in a certain neighborhood and doesn't want certain cuisines).

                        Landmarc isn't bad ... but one of 12 ? No.

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                          AquaAllegoria Feb 4, 2014 06:37 PM

                          I mean, it's not the ONLY restaurant I'd be trying, I'm sure it'll be one of at least 3 this month that I'll be going to. This is just convenient for me as I work nearby.

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                            coasts Feb 4, 2014 07:05 PM

                            have you been to Marea, Robert, Blue Ribbon, Seasonal, Quality Italian, Betony, Lincoln, and A Voce?

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                        RogueFoodie Feb 3, 2014 05:43 PM

                        If Park Avenue NYC is coming back this year, I highly recommend it.

                        The "Summer" menu is superb, though everything they serve there is great.

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                          wrdonnelly Feb 3, 2014 05:44 PM

                          Hi there - I actually used to cook there close to ten years ago now. Sounds like not much has changed! My favorite things were the sage, cream and mince orecchiette, the hanger steak with chimmichurri, their shrimp and fried caper salad, along with their chicken sandwiches. Its been a while but id be surprised if most of those are still there.

                          they called me cilantro.

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                          1. re: wrdonnelly
                            AquaAllegoria Feb 3, 2014 06:13 PM

                            I definitely saw the hanger steak with chimmichurri on the menu. I'm sure the basics are still the same.

                            Cilantro! Fantastic name. Were you an acquired taste? haha.

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