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Frank Bruni of the Times heads to Brooklyn to pay a visit to James and awards ths spot one star for "sophisticated" food that locavores can "feel especially virtuous about." [NYT]
♦ The Daily News' Danyelle Freeman takes on Allegretti this week, giving the "upscale, yet accessible" resto three out of five stars. [NYDN]
TONY's Jay Cheshes isn't a fan of the Sheridan Square. The food is inconsistent and the place lacks personality, according to Cheshes, which explains why he gives it two stars out of six. [TONY]
♦ Paul Adams of the Sun hits up Sheridan Square, too, although he prefers chef Franklin Becker's food ("exceptional") much more than the service. [NY Sun]

♦ Ryan Sutton has lunch at Lever House, where he finds that the $38 "palm-size" lobster sandwich and $26 hamburger are "ridiculously expensive" but also very good. [Bloomberg]
♦ Over at New York, Robin Raisfeld and Rob Patronite check out Williamsburg's La Superior and declare that the spot lives up to the hype. [NYM]
♦ Robert Sietsema of the Village Voice goes out to Jackson Heights to test out the Indian cuisine at Delhi Heights. [VV]
♦ Gael Greene has the best paella she's ever tasted at Socarrat. [NYM]