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Danny Meyer Didn't Teach Stephen Mancini This!


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Danny Meyer Didn't Teach Stephen Mancini This!

Rexford | Jul 17, 2010 04:23 PM

Restaurant North in Armonk, New York.

Went to RN Friday night. Decor is nice. Service, well the waiter dropped a soda bottle all over our table. Food fairly good but the half portions are really halfs. The dessert featuring the baked cookies in a small hot skillet was delicious but copied from David Geffen's Malibu Beach Inn. Overpriced. Despite willing to go back, maybe ...there is something about a restaurant owner who makes you feel like two cents so that you never want to go back. Stephen Mancini was foaming at the mouth over one billionaire couple dining at RN a couple tables away. He offered the rich folks a great wine selection, history of the bottle, talk about his hey days in the city, etc. etc., the only thing Stephen didnt do is cut the couple meat for them. It was sickening to see him slobber all over them like they were a king and queen and to not ONCE - in his two dozen walks from the kitchen to their table - stop at our table to greet us and ask how is the food? Stephen made us feel like we were solid no-bodies. This has got to go! Or he has to go. To be treated this way is the best way to lose customers like me and all of the people we know.

Danny, I'm sure you didnt teach SM to only care about the upper eschelon and the BOLD FACE people. He must have missed that class. How very insulting, rude, demeaning and so 17th century Stephen behaved. Never recommending this place!

At least at Moderne Barn also in Armonk where the food is fair, the hosts are extraordinarily gracious. Take the class from your neighbors down the block!

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