3/21/2012 12:12:00 PM

Danny Meyer's North End Grill Gets Two Stars from NY Times

Danny Meyer is no stranger to getting love from the NY Times restaurant critic, and Pete Wells followed in the footsteps of critics past when he dropped into North End Grill for his review this week and awarded the restaurant two stars. Wells was impressed with Floyd Cardoz's cooking, who he says "deploys spices with as much sophistication and authority as anyone in town." His only criticism is that the space may have tried to do a little to much, which may rank it under his other eateries. Take a look:

"That much may have been simple, but giving North End Grill a firm personality was not. Mr. Meyer and Mr. Cardoz decided to try to have it all: the fish and the Scotch, the grill and the eggs, the spice-route seasonings and the brown butter cheesecake, the lunch-hour finance crowd and the dinner-rush condo owners. North End Grill may be trying to be too many things to too many people for it to work its way into the city’s heart the way Union Square Cafe and Gramercy Tavern have."

Well, time will tell if it's true, because based on reviews like this North End Grill will be around for quite a while. Read the full review here.

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