I'll forgive a restaurant a lot if it serves great food. Slow service, drafty dining room, ear-splitting noise levels, dingy bathrooms ... all things that I can overlook in service of a fabulous-tasting meal. But I'm rarely willing to do the reverse. A restaurant can be the warm, beating heart of a neighborhood, clearly beloved by its regulars, but if the food is even slightly mediocre I will be quick and... More >>>