Here are the mid-week reviews: Temporary New York Times restaurant critic Eric Asimov keeps on reviewing after the announcement that dining editor Pete Wells will become Sam Sifton's permanent replacement; this week Asimov gives three stars to Sushi Yasuda. Michael Bauer and Jonathan Kauffman both try out W Hotel concept Trace in San Francisco, with the middling results.
New York Times/Eric Asimov: Sushi Yasuda, 3 stars
Village Voice/Robert Sietsema: Banana Leaf
New York/Adam Platt: La Mar Cebicheria Peruana, 1 out of 5 stars
Time Out New York/Jay Cheshes: RedFarm, 3 out of 5 stars
Insatiable Critic/Gael Greene: The Americano
New Yorker/Shauna Lyon: Buvette
Bloomberg/Ryan Sutton: Roberta’s, 2 stars
New York Post/Steve Cuozzo: La Promenade des Anglais, 2.5 stars
Time Out Chicago/David Tamarkin: Mitad del Mundo, 2 out of 5 stars
Miami.com/Victoria Pesce Elliott: Sparky’s Roadside Barbecue, 2.5 stars
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