Monthly Archive: November, 2014

Modern Italian in a City of Southern Charm @ Indaco

Name: Indaco  NGM Rating: A- Restaurant Inspection Rating: A Website: http://www.indacocharleston.com/ Location: 526 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403 Cuisine: Rustic Italian Owner/Chef: Steve Palmer and Michael Perez When did it open: August 2013 Ambiance: Rustic feel all around. Wooden floors, wooden… Continue reading

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A New(ish) Frenchie on Bowery: Cherche Midi

Name: Cherche Midi NGM Rating: B+ Restaurant Inspection Rating: (*new request*): A Website: http://www.cherchemidiny.com/ Location: 282 Bowery, NY, NY 10012 Cuisine: French Bistro Owner/Chef: Keith McNally, Shane McBride and Daniel Parilla When did it open: June 2014 Ambiance: Think Balthazar with a… Continue reading

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Williamsburg Charm @ Meadowsweet

Name: Meadowsweet NGM Rating: A Restaurant Inspection Rating: A Website: http://www.meadowsweetnyc.com/ Location: 149 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211 Cuisine: New American with Mediterranean influences Owner/Chef: Polo Dobkin When did it open: June 2014 Ambiance: I would describe the interior as industrial chic.… Continue reading

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A Happy Birthday Review For Maialino

**Today is Maialino’s 5th birthday. Happy birthday and congratulations to the team there! Coincidentally, I went to the restaurant two weeks ago for my sister’s birthday, so it seems a fitting day to… Continue reading

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Solid Small Plates, Sub-Standard Service and a Botched Dessert @ Alta

Name: Alta NGM Rating: B- Restaurant Inspection Rating: Grade Pending Website: http://www.altarestaurant.com/ Location: 64 W. 10th Street, NY, NY 10011 Cuisine: Mediterranean-Influenced Small Plates Ambiance: This Greenwich Village gem of a place (in terms of look… Continue reading

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What’s New In Pizza @ Marta

Name: Marta NGM Rating: A-/B+ Restaurant Inspection Rating: A Website: http://martamanhattan.com/ Location: 29 E. 29th Street, NY, NY 10016 Cuisine: Trendy Pizza Joint Owner/Chef: Danny Meyer and Nick Anderer (also the chef from Maialino) When did… Continue reading

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A New Take on Southern Comfort @ Root & Bone

***UPDATED ON 4/7/15 WITH NEW RATING AND OTHER COMMENTS*** Name: Root & Bone NGM Rating: A-/B+ Restaurant Inspection Rating: A Website: http://www.rootnbone.com/ Location: 200 E. 3rd Street, NY, NY 10009 Cuisine: Southern Cooking Owner/Chef: Jeff McInnis and… Continue reading

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What’s New in Pasta @ Bar Primi

Name: Bar Primi NGM Rating: A- Restaurant Inspection Rating: A Website: http://barprimi.com/home/ Location: 325 Bowery, NY, NY 10003 Cuisine: Italian Pasta Shop Owner/Chef: Andrew Carmellini and NoHo Hospitality Group When did it open: May 2014… Continue reading

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New Things Coming to The Next Great Meal

After a lot of thought about how to maximize the use of this blog, and make sure I am able to capture all my reader’s attention, I have decided to mix up the… Continue reading

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