7/23/2013 05:15:00 PM

Pete Wells Takes a Star Away from Daniel

NY Times restaurant critic Pete Wells just posted his review of legendary restaurant Daniel, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, knocking the previously four-star eatery down to three stars. Scandal! He seems generally impressed by the food but critiques it for its old-school attitude of privilege: "It can be faulted, though, for turning its best face away from the unknowns, the first-timers, the birthday splurgers, the tourists. They are precisely the people who would remember a little coddling at a place like Daniel for years." Read the whole thing here. [NYT]


  1. Read the review. Saw nothing that warranted taking a star from Daniel. His writing is a bit overwrought for a restaurant review. Maybe his wife should give him some pointers...

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