This week in the Voice, Our Man Sietsema makes a meal of apps at new Bed-Stuy pizzeria Saraghina... and the pizza's not bad, either.
Bruni shocks everyone by making his final review a one-star for the Redhead in the East Village, where "the fried chicken is never greasy... and a roasted pork chop is juicy."
Restaurant Girl says you can get a decent drink downstairs at Civetta in Nolita, but that "nobody's home in the kitchen. Almost everything's overcooked or over-sauced."
[NY Daily News]
Adam Platt may be impressed by the patrons of Monkey Bar (Tom Ford, Ivana Trump), but not so with the food, unless you order Nora (Ephron)'s Meatloaf or the $24 MB Burger.
Jay Cheshes recommends, surprisingly, the seafood platter at DBGB, "featuring miniature oysters, mussels, clams, peel-and-eat shrimp, spicy tuna tartare, and tiny bigorneau snails."
Alan Richman heads downtown for an unfashionable early meal at Sorella, where the ambitious wine list's headings are "annoyingly written in Italian. Molto pretentious."
[GQ @ men.style]