Pete Wells reviewed the Brooklyn location of the fast food chain Shake Shack, noting "Yes, I would give stars to a hamburger stand. No, probably not four stars." Julia Kramer ponders bar/restaurant mashups at Tavernita in Chicago. Jay Rayner finds a real stinker at Novikov in London: "In a city with a talent for opening hateful and tasteless restaurants, Novikov marks a special new low."
New York Times/Pete Wells: Shake Shack, 1 star
Village Voice/Robert Sietsema: Barboncino
Time Out New York/Jay Cheshes: North End Grill, 4 out of 5 stars
Insatiable Critic/Gael Greene: Alison Eighteen
Village Voice/Lauren Shockey: Caffe Storico
Bloomberg/Ryan Sutton: Isa, 2 stars
The Observer/Jay Rayner: Novikov
Time Out Chicago/Julia Kramer: Tavernita, 3 out of 5 stars
Miami.com/Victoria Pesce Elliott: Mare Nostrum, 2.5 stars
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