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Palms review in Times

Mr Grub | May 25, 2005 06:27 PM

I was about halfway thru S. Irene’s scathing, eviscerating & yet wonderfully readable review of both of our Palms restaurants in today’s Times when I realized the writer was not SIV at all, but Emily Green. A big booya for Emily. Check it out. A restaurant reviewer can be informative, clever, humorous, well-written, & convincingly critical at the same time. Who knew?

The Grubs agree w her basic take: the food -- even the signature steaks -- is clearly not worth it, but it is somehow an upbeat experience nevertheless. When we've dined on our own dimes, however, we & our fellow diners have never been joyful about having our wallets shop-vac'd.

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