Welcome to Saturday Night Five, where we shine a light on the best quips, barbs, burns, and nuggets of truth from Eater NY commenters. Here's this week's cream of the crop:
5) Gargupie has a recommendation to add to Eater's drunk eats list:
And the halal food near Rockefeller Center at 2am. $10 plus change in your pocket for well-spiced meat, white sauce, rice, and scant amount of shredded lettuce. Score.
4) An anonymous commenter on East Village newcomer The Cardinal:
The Beagle, the Cardinal. What's next for the EV? The Bedbug?
3) Seyo wishes that Roberta's served wine in proper glasses:
I wish Roberta's had decent glassware. I hate drinking out of canning jars and cheapo wine glasses with the thick walls and rounded lips, the kind you find in crappy red sauce joints and mediocre bistros. It actually makes the wine taste different.2) anonymous552 on the year in dining, 1987:
Wonderful feature. For those of us old enough to remember dining in NYC in those days, it brings back memories of a time relatively free of fads (read: offal) and free of Blackberries. My wife and I started a tradition of an anniversary dinner @ Le Bernardin in our second year of marriage, when Gilbert Le Coze was still the chef and, I believe, the prix-fixe was $45. We were also regulars at a Belgian restaurant on 86th St. between 1st and 2nd called Flammand, whose chef and owner really reproduced the feel of a Belgian bistro, right down to the finest moules frites on earth. Unfortunately, the chef and owner parted ways, the restaurant closed and the owner's mysterious death in Jersey City was ruled a suicide.1) WDT has some vital intel on a restaurant featured in American Psycho:
Dorsia is real. You're just not cool enough to get a reservation.
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