"Each homespun dish is available in either a half or full portion. And then there's the fireplace, appealing staff, and intimate setting that make it feel like you're eating in grandma's country house."
· Cambridge, United States
"It occupies the ground floor of a luxe new condo building--not my preferred restaurant location, but I'll go anywhere for executive chef David Bull's distinctly American comfort food."
· Austin, United States
"Expect their smoked-mahi fish to be copied by other restaurants around the country. There's no script to follow. It's just two guys with two restaurants cooking food they want to eat."
· Los Angeles, United States
"If I made a list of my top-ten dishes of 2011, three would come from Olexy's big-city spot: braised rabbit with handkerchief pasta, soft-shell crab with spicy fennel pickle, and golden potato gnocchi."
· Philadelphia, United States
"Skipping the kimchi taco route that's so popular elsewhere, Kim takes a chance (and succeeds) with dishes like a clever spin on the clambake, Korean chili and calamari stuffed with chicken and pork."
· Chicago, United States
"First I ordered a dozen oysters, then I ordered six more, and then six more after that. The quarter-size Olympia, "Samish Sweets," and Malaspina varieties were that good."
· Seattle, United States