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My mother was a great cook. My father loved to eat.
I am the Man from Pawtucket and this is my story. Here you will find a collection of observations, from Central Falls to Central Park, from Pawtucket to Paris, about Eating Well. Bon Appetit.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008


December 23, 2008

I went to Tree in the East Village with my brother before the holidays. Chef-owner Andrew Robinson, formerly of Gramercy Tavern, took over the old Brunetta's restaurant on First Avenue. The small, narrow restaurant, with a backyard garden, serves French bistro food. We started with two salads followed by steak frites and mushroom risotto with truffle oil, one of the daily specials. We also had a reasonably priced bottle of Chinon. The food was decent with attentive service.

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