On this week's Ask the Critic, Carey dropped the truth hammer on cronuts: very good pastry, but not worth the line, especially when you can walk into Dominque Ansel Bakery any time of day and walk out with a superb kouign amann.
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Previously on Ask the Critic
- Are Cronuts Worth the Line?
- Where to Eat Lunch in Soho, Best Italian Combos
- UWS Date Spots, Franklin Avenue and Crown Heights
- Non-Alcoholic Cocktails; Where to Eat in Ditmas Park and South Slope
- Group Dinner Questions
- Where to Eat in Downtown Brooklyn, Best NYC Pizza
- Low-Carb Diet, Clinton Hill
- 'Classic NY' Bachelorette Party, Fancy Lunches
- Where to Have an Anniversary Dinner, Food Walking Tour Near the Empire State Building
- Where to Eat Before a Nets Game, British Restaurants
- Day Out in Williamsburg, Affordable Midtown Lunch
- Where to Dine Solo, Mother's Day Brunch
- Restaurants That'll Let You Linger, Food Tour with Mom
- Best Murray Hill Eats; How Much Do I Tip a Bartender?
- Where to Eat on the Upper East Side, Do You Send Back Awful Food?
- Where to Eat (and Avoid) in Little Italy, Midtown with Kids
- Solo NYC Dining, Birthday Brunch
- Valentine's Day Food Crawl, Best Restaurants for Kids in NYC, Great BYOBs
- Where Should I Have My Post-Wedding Lunch, Quiet Restaurants Good for Groups