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Crown in New York; San Francisco's Roostertail

Roostertail, San Francisco.
Roostertail, San Francisco.
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Pete Wells files a rather spicy review for Crown in New York, writing things like "Roast chicken...seems to be intended not for people who like the flavor of chicken but for those who aren’t aware it is supposed to have any flavor at all." Jonathan Kauffman heads to blast-from-the-past Roostertail in San Francisco to sample "classic food made with the American palate of the 1950s and the Bay Area expectations of the 2010s in mind."

New York:
New York Times/Pete Wells: Crown, 1 star
New York/Adam Platt: La Promenade des Anglais, 2 out of 5 stars, and Mas (la grillade), 1 out of 5 stars
Insatiable Critic/Gael Greene: The Bowery Diner
New Yorker/Hannah Goldfield: Nights and Weekends
Village Voice/Lauren Shockey: Family Recipe
Bloomberg/Ryan Sutton: Mas (la grillade), 2 stars
New York Post/Steve Cuozzo: Caffe Storico

San Francisco:
SF Gate/Carey Sweet: Sweet T's, 2 stars
SF Weekly/Jonathan Kauffman: Roostertail

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