The tough reviews are always the most fun to read. Of course, the early bad buzz was here months ago.
"The harsh light of day uncovers the condition of the physical plant. The appointments might qualify as shabby chic if only they were vintage instead of just secondhand. The tables, without the white cloths that cover them at night, bare their scratched and marred surfaces. The slipcovers on the chairs are stained, as are the menus. The place mats, which could easily be washed, are also food-spotted, though the waiter is happy to give you a clean one if you ask. Next time there is a sale at ABC, maybe Lucy should send somebody shopping."