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  1. Alder
    7.2

    Alder

    157 2nd Ave., East Village, NY 10003

    We have a checkered past with chef Wylie Dufresne. His popular wd~50 isn’t our cup of tea. See, we’re of the belief that science experiments belong on Breaking Bad, not in our stomachs. Although Wylie clearly has a ton of talent in the field of molecular gastronomy, his cooking has always been too abstract for […]

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  2. MANZANILLA
    7.0

    Manzanilla

    345 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10010

    You know what we have a lot of in New York City? Spanish restaurants. However, most of them cater to the Sex And The City, sangria sipping, happy hour crowd looking for small plates with a side of Hepatitis A (we warned you about Alta, by the way). When was the time you went to […]

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  3. WD50
    6.4

    wd~50

    50 Clinton Street, Lower East Side, NY 10002

    I’m just going to come right out and say it…we were not that impressed with wd~50. While it may be fun to eat an everything bagel that’s made of liquid nitrogen ice cream or an edible brown sugar egg shell, this just isn’t the kind of meal that satisfies us. It’s a place any dining […]

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  4. ink.
    2.9

    ink.

    8360 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90069

    If you’re a super fan of Top Chef Season 6 winner and chef heartthrob Michael Voltaggio, you might want to look away. This isn’t going to be pretty. ink. is the restaurant Voltaggio opened in LA with the help of his Top Chef winnings. Unfortunately, it’s also a restaurant that doesn’t deserve your money. Voltaggio […]

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