"Oh my. New York is a superb restaurant city, but only in spite of itself. Restaurant-going there requires commitment and nerves of steel. You have to be prepared to negotiate with front-desk clipboard Nazis who have all the grim implacability of Iranian revolutionary guards looking for promotion, combined with the fake smiles of Miss World contestants waiting to file a killer sexual harassment suit."
-Jay Rayner, food critic for UK's Observer on the NYC restaurant scene. [Observer]