An Offhand Remark that Summarizes the Confusion of Many New York City Chefs and Restaurateurs
Was talking to a friend who is planning a new restaurant somewhere in New York City.
“How many stars are you going for?” I asked.
“Well, if Hill Country got two,” he said. “Guess I’m going for eight.”
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