Restaurant Critic Roundup: Pete Wells Reviews Another Asian Restaurant

Every Wednesday, The Daily Meal rounds up a slew of restaurant reviews across America


As always, the ratings range from stars, to bells, to beans, but every review offers specialized insight into the food, atmosphere, and service of eateries in each city’s dining scene and the critics eating at them.

This week, Pete Wells reviews yet another Asian restaurant (it's his eighth so far). Pok Pok Ny definitely outperformed Hakkasan a few weeks ago, and he even gave it a better ranking than Bloomberg’s Ryan Sutton did last week.

Kourtney Kardashian’s baby-daddy Scott Disick’s restaurant flopped big time, earning zero stars from the New York Post’s Steve Cuozzo.

Craig LaBan goes underground to get the scoop on Philadelphia’s Chinatown restaurant, Tasty Place, and comes out feeling good. 

Down south, The Miami Herald finds a restaurant that pairs two unlikely treats: pizza and sushi. Does it work? Or is the combination too weird to even enjoy?

From the East Coast to the West Coast, and North to South, the weekly restaurant critic roundup is here for all of your dining out needs.

Restaurant Critic Roundup: 6/27/12

Critic Publication Restaurant Rating
Jonathan Gold The Los Angeles Times Lazy Ox Canteen  
Rochelle Koff The Miami Herald Rice & Dough 3 stars
Ryan Sutton Bloomberg Mission Chinese Food 2.5 stars
Michael Kaminer New York Daily News The Bowery Diner 3 stars
Steve Cuozzo The New York Post Ryu 0 stars
Pete Wells The New York Times Pok Pok Ny 2 stars
Craig LeBan Philadelphia Inquirer Tasty Place 2 bells
Michael Bauer San Francisco Chronicle Local's Corner 3 stars
Providence Cicero The Seattle Times Restaurant Bea 2.5 stars
Tom Sietsema The Washington Post 1789 2 stars

Check out last week’s Restaurant Critic Roundup