i have this friend, S, who has been a partner in crime along many of my eating misadventures in nyc. in the past several months we’ve had enough mediocre or even sub-par experiences at new restaurants that well, i think he’s lost the grit to venture into the unknown. he’s developed a new mantra about waiting at least 2 months for new restaurants to work out their kinks, for the staff to learn the ropes, and for all the critics, professional and amateur alike, to throw their 2¢ in.
sometimes, however, it’s worth taking the risk. and for me, there’s nothing more exciting than trying something new and finding gold! Continue reading