Tomorrow, The Frankie reviews Gordon Ramsay at the London. Today, the Eater oddsmakers have set the action as follows:
Zero Stars: 9-1Whoa, Nellie. Before we get too far into this, let's all agree that Frank Bruni did not eat anonymously at Gordon Ramsay. Magrino is too much of a pro for that to happen on her watch. That being said, the process of elimination game -- in which we rule out four stars because Ramsay is no Jean Georges and three stars because it ain't no L'Atel de Joel Robu -- will not work here because the Frank has long established that simply will not stand for being put in the predictable box. Not on his watch, nosir. So that doesn't get us very far. What does, however, is the fact that the kid likes the concept of a shocking twist. Observe: In a shocking twist, Waverly is actually good. In a shocking twist the Modern Bar Room is just as good as the dining room. In a shocking twist, Freemans gets goose-egged. In a shocking twist, Gordon Ramsay pulls three stars out of his ass.
One Star: 5-1
Two Stars: 3-1
Three Stars: 6-1 ??
Four Stars: 1,100-1
· Gordon Ramsay at the London [NYT; after 8:00 PM]
Stay with us here for a moment. ?? denotes the Eater bet. Two stars is the most likely, all things considered, emotion aside; three stars is the bet we like, given the odds and our particular mood.