With this post I’m debuting a weekly feature on the Food and More blog. “Behind the Review” will delve a little deeper into some aspects of the review that didn’t make it into print. Please feel free to ask me any questions about what I tried, what happened during the meals and why I made certain observations.
Woodfire Grill was the first big-deal Atlanta restaurant I’ve reviewed in years, and I knew that a lot of attention would be paid to the star rating. In my mind, the rating and the written review are completely different things; I think they should jibe, but I’m not going to write to justify a rating. That said, the star rating usually is obvious to me after I’ve eaten at the restaurant a couple of times.
Based on the two meals I’ve had at Woodfire Grill, I found it a three-star restaurant that will be a four-star restaurant once chef Kevin Gillespie matures and broadens his approach to tasting menus. I do think he’s the brightest