Robert Sietsema at Phayul; Lauren Shockey at The Astor Room
Steve Cuozzo revisits Aldea, deeming it better than ever: "a seamless fusion of muted luxury and 'flavors on steroids,' as my guest put it, from the warm 'welcome back' at the door to the last morsel of Valdeon cheese."
Instead of a review, Adam Platt uncovers the city's best ice creams, including the Sundae of Broken Dreams at Brooklyn Farmacy, the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck's Monday Sundae, and a Breakfast Trash and Cotton Candy cone at Ample Hills Creamery.
Gael Greene finds a lot to like at Todd English's latest, CrossBar: "Tonight's menu is possibly the porkiest I've ever seen and so is our dinner. ... Almost everything I've tasted is good or very good tonight and prudently priced."
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