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Restaurant review: Sawa (★★★★)

May 16th, 2024

Sibling owners Samaya Boueri Ziade and George Boueri have astutely tuned their first restaurant, Sawa, to a welcoming frequency. When balance is well and truly struck as it is at this new Lebanese restaurant, the meal is straightforward, easy to enjoy, and all the richer for it. 

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NY RESTAURANT REVIEW 2

May 14th, 2024

The clam flask — a drinking vessel made by opening a surf clam, removing the clam, resealing the halves of the shell and shearing off a bit of the top lip to create a small opening through which you sip the liquid inside — at ILIS, a…

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Restaurant Review: ILIS in Brooklyn

May 14th, 2024

The most talked-about dish at ILIS, the cavernous Brooklyn restaurant opened by the Danish-born chef Mads Refslund in October, has to be the clam flask. This is a drinking vessel made by opening a surf clam, removing the clam, resealing the halves of…

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Restaurant Review: Blanca Is Not for Beginners

May 12th, 2024

Aesthetically, philosophically, this is all rather thrilling, and arguably incredibly cool, the culinary equivalent of jolie laide. But taste is an experience of reflexive sensation, not of intellect. Both of my meals at Blanca began exuberantly, with petite vessels of citrus segments and a chile grenada granita,…

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Review: Heritage Grand Bakery Restaurant & Pizza Bar in New York

May 11th, 2024

Heritage Grand Bakery Restaurant & Pizza Bar. Photo Courtesy of Heritage Grand Bakery.

Heritage Grand Bakery Restaurant & Pizza Bar is an eatery and bakery in New York City.

It is a taste of Mediterranean cuisine, coupled with wood-fired pizza and a cocktail bar in the heart of Bryant Grant, and it…

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