Socialites, grab your toy poodles and head to Barneys. NYC import Fred’s sits on the top floor, giving you a new place to nibble on chopped salads. You’ll find the pristine digs, including an exclusive seven-table patio, a much finer attraction than the dishes, though. A springy chicken salad of green beans, pea shoots and avocado was rendered soggy via weighty dressing—and $16 sticker-shock. Too much heat turned a pizza’s prosciutto into wax and dried out a dainty burger. Looking for a treat? Splurge on a Balenciaga tote—not a tiny mold of cold-in-the-center bread pudding.
|Venue name:||Fred’s at Barneys New York||Contact:|
15 E Oak St
|Cross street:||at Rush St|
|Opening hours:||Brunch (Sat, Sun), lunch, dinner|
|Transport:||El stop: Red to Chicago. Bus: 36, 70, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 151.|
|Price:||Average main course: $20|
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