The Black Swan, restaurant review: A Michelin-starred pub in the wilds of

The Black Swan, restaurant review: A Michelin-starred pub in the wilds of
Boasting a Michelin star and run by the most dynamic combination of brothers since Romulus and Remus, the Black Swan is what food guides used to call a "destination" restaurant. And it's quite a journey to reach it. It's 45 minutes' drive northwards …
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Chinese restaurant has new name, same quality food
Restaurant reviews are a regular feature of The Issaquah Press. Reviewers visit restaurants unannounced and pay in full for their meals. Cascade Garden was a longtime tenant in the Meadows Shopping Center, offering a popular menu of Chinese food …
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Hambleton Hall, restaurant review: 'Back in time to the world of PG Wodehouse'

Hambleton Hall, restaurant review: 'Back in time to the world of PG Wodehouse'
The setting is the stuff of fairy tales: a hunting lodge from 1881 overlooking a gigantic lake in the smallest county. After a spell as a glittering rural salon that attracted the likes of Noël Coward (which explains the appearance of the Master in …
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Review: Fish Shop is a Brill new restaurant in old Dublin

Review: Fish Shop is a Brill new restaurant in old Dublin
It's difficult to imagine a street less regal than Dublin's Queen Street. Especially this evening, with a cold sky starting to spit rain. Three lanes of angry traffic are speeding towards the quays, making Queen Street as charming as a motorway siding …
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Fed-up restaurant owners fight back over Yelp reviews
Yelp gets 135 million monthly visitors, giving its laptop reviewers of restaurants, hair salons, dry cleaners and even prisons great power. Some Yelpers have tried to use the threat of bad reviews as extortion — to get a seat or even discounted food …
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Restaurant Review: Untitled at the Whitney in the Meatpacking District
Untitled is on the ground floor of the Whitney Museum of American Art. The Whitney is the second major art museum in the city to choose Danny Meyer to run a big, semiformal restaurant — the Museum of Modern Art is the other — and yet Mr. Meyer is …
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The Star Inn the City, York, review: 'a jewel of a place'

The Star Inn the City, York, review: 'a jewel of a place'
I'm a font snob, and the menu – with its Harvesteresque type – had set me up to expect something ordinary, despite the restaurant's provenance. My posh cocktail extinguished that fear. We were famished and because K doesn't have a sweet tooth and I was …
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The Worst Yelp Reviews of the Best Restaurants in America
Momofuku Ssäm Bar, New York City: 1,750 Reviews, 4 Stars. Dan W.: "PORK BUNS = DISGUSTING!!! I've had pork buns in many different places. In hong Kong, in flushing queens, nyc takeout it is one of my favorite foods!!!! BUT…these were BY FAR the …
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José Pizarro restaurant review: a taste of Spain for the City set

José Pizarro restaurant review: a taste of Spain for the City set
London has never been much of an outdoorsy city. At some point, our creators looked at the skies and decided we could do without the piazzas of Rome or the pavement cafés of Paris. The word we use to describe eating in the open air is one of our most …
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Restaurants & Bars
Whether you're planning to pour wine at your Thanksgiving meal or to bring a bottle to a restaurant, there is a mind-bending array of options available to you. Multi-dish meals like Thanksgiving provide a lot of wine pairing possibilities—too many, in …
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Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Papillon, Marla Bakery, La Viga Restaurant
This new episode reviews Papillon, a restaurant with Old World charm serving traditional dishes prepared tableside in Fremont, Marla Bakery, a bakery that also serves organic breakfasts and brunches in San Francisco, and La Viga, a restaurant serving …
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The Peat Inn: restaurant review

The Peat Inn: restaurant review
Wilson sold up in 2005 to Geoffrey Smeddle, another classically trained chef with time at the Orrery and Café Royal in London, who had then run the Conran group's first restaurant in Glasgow. (He's also a food columnist for the Sunday Herald with a …
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Eusebi Deli, Glasgow G4: 'I'm delighted by the idea of "yesterday's lasagne
Eusebi Deli, Glasgow G4: 'I'm delighted by the idea of "yesterday's lasagne"' – restaurant review. 'Eusebis happily wanders all over Italy's boot for its plunder, not bothering with any of this modern “We're Puglian/Ligurian/Calabrian” posturing …
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Review: Ask Italian restaurant in Beverley
The restaurant also makes children feel welcome by providing them with their own menu with a colouring-in page and games. I'm rather bored of this trick, which seems to be offered at every family-friendly restaurant these days, but, I have to say, the …
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Restaurant Review: Wildair on the Lower East Side

Restaurant Review: Wildair on the Lower East Side
When serious, reputation-making restaurants run out of room on the walls to hang all the awards, chefs open a cheaper, more casual restaurant nearby. Like a dutiful younger brother, the second restaurant is supposed to work harder, please more people, …
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The 2014 Restaurant Reviews
A list of his 10 favorite restaurants of the year can be found here. All'onda … WHAT THE STARS MEAN Ratings range from zero to four stars and reflect the reviewer's reaction primarily to food, with ambience, service and price taken into consideration.
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Yes, Positive Reviews Can Spoil Beloved Restaurants
I remember when the New York Times food critic Pete Wells named a small ramen pop-up shop in Queens his favorite in New York City. It was refreshing to see a then no-name shop beat out the big establishments, but it was also a certified bummer: My …
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Restaurant Review: Gabriel Kreuther in Midtown
In that space, Mr. Kreuther imported the four-course $ 98 prix fixe format that was in place when I gave the Modern's dining room operation three stars in 2013. He has reproduced much of his last restaurant's tone, too, with formal but cheerful servers …
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Restaurant Review: Talde Jersey City

Restaurant Review: Talde Jersey City
Mr. Talde, along with his partners John Bush and David Massoni, opened the second Talde in February in the heart of Jersey City (the original Talde is in Brooklyn) as part of their Three Kings Restaurant Group, which also includes the Brooklyn …
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Wichitans kinder in local restaurant reviews than most cities' residents
We already know that a half-star improvement on Yelp nearly doubles the chance that a restaurant will sell out its seats at night, according to a study of Berkeley economists, and that travelers read between six and 12 hotel reviews before choosing a …
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The 2014 Hungry City Restaurant Reviews
The following is an alphabetical list of the restaurants Ligaya Mishan reviewed in 2014. A list of her 10 favorite restaurants of the year can be found here. Abyssinia (Critics' Pick). Arepa Lady (Critics' Pick). The Bao · Baoburg · Bergen Hill …
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Pidgin, London E8 – restaurant review

Pidgin, London E8 – restaurant review
In the restaurant business, there are bad amateurs and good amateurs. The bad ones will have made a few bob doing something else and think, “I'll have me some of that.” They buy brick tiles and industrial lighting by the metre, smoke themselves some …
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Restaurant review: La Famiglia in Bogota
Today, those same classics are in fine form at La Famiglia, though the restaurant is under new ownership for the first time. This spring, self-taught chef Luis Leon and his family took over, keeping the moderately priced classic menu the same but …
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Review: Dublin's latest fish restaurant, Catch 22, is a find

Review: Dublin's latest fish restaurant, Catch 22, is a find
So good fish restaurants are like buses in this town. You wait an age, then three trundle up in succession. First came the jewel of Queen Street that is Fish Shop, next teeny seafood shack Klaw in Temple Bar, and now Catch 22. At long last in this city …
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Top 7 Destinations for Foodies in the USA
Step aside Austin, Houston is now regularly touted as the new 'it' city in Texas, a trend backed up by its significant recent growth in Booking.com food endorsements. From high-end dining to quirky cafés and restaurants, the city's eclectic culinary …
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Head to Broken Spanish in DTLA for an ambitious, modernist take on Mexican food
How is Broken Spanish? Your opinion of the place, a modernist Mexican restaurant a few steps from Staples Center, is probably going to depend on what you think about the idea of chopped snout in your sweet potato. If you are of a certain adventurous …
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