Andrea Strong is probably the antiAlan Richman when it comes to takedowns (you dont see many of them over at the Buzz), but, boy, does she hate Bar Tabac. In fact, a recent post is titled I Hate Bar Tabac! The place was voted best neighborhood bistro in the Time Out awards, but Strong, who lives nearby, thinks its a rude, self-important, obnoxious cave (with al fresco seating) for French ex-pats and ubiquitous hipsters in the Brooklyn area. She makes the waiters seem like the height of aloofness and incompetence our own reader reviews run the gamut from terrible service to they take very good care of regulars or pleasant people to most of the time I feel extremely rushed by the waiters, but I love their outdoor sidewalk tables so I keep going back. That last reader may want to read Strongs jeremiad there will come a day when you snap!
I Hate Bar Tabac [Strong Buzz]