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Overrated & Overhyped, 2013


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Overrated & Overhyped, 2013

Dirtywextraolives | Oct 10, 2013 08:39 PM

I figured since the last thread that has caught some traction is six years old, lets start a fresh one, shall we?

Since I've now been here close to 20 years, I have lots of opinions about lots of places. But I'd love to hear more about some of the newer spots that I haven't gotten a chance to visit yet....

We can all rehash the standard lightening rods of the city, and whether we think they are all that or not. But it'd be a bit more interesting to discuss more relevant places than CPK, Langers, In n Out, Fathers Office, Apple Pan & Tito's.

I'll start with a few I think are overrated:
Lucques & Tavern
Now I know I will ruffle some feathers here, but my issues aren't even with the food at either of these places, which I think is good. But at both places, I had service issues that are just not on a par with the hype they get, and price they command. In fact, I believe service can make or break you, as there are plenty of spots with shit for food, and yet they stay open forever....

What are some of your picks?

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