Mon, 18th Jun 2018
The New York Times | An Extra Helping of Hospitality

Lauren Tamaki


My review of Union Square Cafe last week lifted the restaurant to three stars from the two-star rating that Frank Bruni had given it in 2009. After it was published, I posted a photo of the restaurant’s lettuce salad on Instagram. Apparently it’s famous, this salad. People go wild for it. So when the restaurant moved a few blocks northeast, the occasion for my review, the salad stayed on the menu, more or less unchanged. “Union Square Cafe knows its customers,” I wrote in my Instagram on


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