New York is anything but boring, most people would think. But, according to the food critic for New York magazine, many restaurants in the City are resting on their laurels, putting up fronts designed to placate the masses without really pushing the boundaries on creativity or innovation. While the critic doesn’t specifically point any fingers, one can see that he’s most likely referring to a host of middle-of-the-road Italian restaurants that are safe choices for conservative diners.
- New York City is known for having one of the world’s most vibrant restaurant scenes. So, could it ever be “boring”?
- The restaurant critic for New York magazine has recently made this accusation, surprising many readers.
- His criticism, to be specific, focuses down on a subset of Italian and other restaurants that play it safe for the masses.
“He doesn’t name any names in the piece, but reading between the lines can see shade likely thrown toward Fausto, Scampi, and Legacy Records.”