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'Cool' NYC Restaurants; Michael Jordan's Steak House

Sam Sifton goes on the hunt for "the next cool kid" at New York's Miss Lily’s Favourite Cakes and Coppelia. David Tamarkin checks out Michael Jordan’s Steak House in Chicago, which has the number 23 everywhere — including a 23-ingredient chopped salad. And Gael Greene congratulates Lincoln in New York on becoming a grown up restaurant: "It is thrilling to watch a shy and insecure adolescent grow into her or his bones and emerge magnetic, an irresistible beauty." Here are the mid-week reviews.

New York:
New York Times/Sam Sifton: Miss Lily’s Favourite Cakes and Coppelia, 1 star to the latter
Village Voice/Robert Sietsema: Osteria Cotta
New York/Adam Platt: Miss Lily’s Favourite Cakes, 3 stars
Time Out New York/Jay Cheshes: Marble Lane, 3 out of 5 stars
Insatiable Critic/Gael Greene: Lincoln
New Yorker/Ariel Levy: Legend
Village Voice/Lauren Shockey: Ellabess
Bloomberg/Ryan Sutton: Danji, 2 stars
New York Post/Steve Cuozzo: Red Farm, 2 stars

Time Out Chicago/David Tamarkin: Michael Jordan’s Steak House, 3 out of 5 stars

Miami: Pesce Elliott: Scalina, 1.5 stars

San Francisco:
SF Weekly/Jonathan Kauffman: Red Tavern

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