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She responded quickly and was able to fit us in on short…". Somehow it really appeared to me as if David wasn't incompetent but that there was something else going on with him. Not a problem though, the only brunch requirements I have are good eats and mimosas. it was served with a flavorless spinach mushroom mixture, and topped with sliced raw tomatoes (?) If he treats his staff and business partners the way he did on the show, who knows how he may treat his family and friends! The Black Pearl needs to be put out of its misery, and the sooner the better. Greg, Steve and Phil were the highlight of the episode. The sad fact is, from the beginning, it was clear that the show was a joke. We didn't know the place existed until 4 days before they closed (it takes more than 4 days to decide it's over). It always seemed that it was "his way or the highway". Details. we started with an appetizer of fried calimari and a warm goat cheese salad. we started with an appetizer of fried calimari and a warm goat cheese salad. and waited some more. the menu was kind of all over the place. They brought us more home fries. Park Slope 833 Union St and 7 Ave has a new chef. All of my brilliant and pointed comebacks were left on the cutting-room floor! I have been watching Gordon Ramsey not only on tv for ages now but following him in the media equally as long. Recently, the place changed hands and is now known as "Particular People Car Service." Claim your business to immediately update business information, respond to reviews, and more! And, wishing someone dead so you can dance on their grave?! No wonder he hates himself and everyone else that much. those know-it-alls who don't know anything.. a quick google search tells me, that the canadian lobster lives in colder waters (who knew), and therefore has a harder shell and the meat is less sweet and less tender. This used to be my go-to car service, they have gone way way down. Even if they taste exactly the same thas not right. The only reason I do not give then 5 stars is because they do not play music or anything unless the customer pays for it.…", "Left my credit card here by accident...because the drinks are strong and awesome...and I went back 3 days later while it was closed and someone let me in and found my card! But the mussels were worse. I would pay to watch the unedited version to hear Davids other "comebacks". What TV show has time to air 38 hours of solid, snappy comebacks?People like Dave are the reason why New Yorkers have a reputation for nastiness. David, Greg and Brian". We didn't have reservations, but there was only a small wait (enough for us to pay for a drink at the long mahogany bar) and then we got a table right near the bar. I'm sick of ungrateful people who take advantage of their positions and act like nothing is wrong. You're not missing too much here. Also, my pizza came out about 15 minutes after everyone else got their food. I was at the corner of Albany & Fulton. The food was awesome AND reasonably priced, as covered in other reviews, and I could see why they get busy enough to recommend reservations on a Friday or Saturday night.The decor was nautical, if not pirate-y... and it seemed a little strange to have a fancy-schmancy type menu and wait staff in a pirate "themed" restaurant. EC said it's the stuff you put on top of raw oysters, oh yea, it does totally taste like it! I just watched the show and read the rants from the homepage first.In one of them he says that the customers loved the award winning 'maine' lobster roll and after the menu-changes the sales dropped.surprise....As Ramsey let the staff taste the new menu on the show... the lobster-roll was on it... but also grilled on the inside so the bread does not get soggy.So we have here a person who is hurt that he was caught lying (multiple times) and started a anti-ramsey campain because of it. He didn't even give it a go. It is hard to succeed when you have people like David sabotaging your every step and rubbing people (staff and customers ALWAYS the wrong way). After the service, Gordon tells Brian that he is lazy, Greg has a good heart and David doesn't care and that's he's only in it for his ego. What other 'changes' were implemented (besides the decor) that couldn't just have been reversed after the camera crews left? pancakes and crepes were solid, as were the egg dishes.very attentive staff. So, while the Maine & Canadian Lobsters are the same species, the Maine Lobsters have a thinner shell & a light, sweet taste. With the Brooklyn Union almost always hanging here, it tends to be kamala's ego and pride. They might have given us a free drink, to placate us. The restaurant started out as a lobster shack downtown owned by Brian and David, they put an ad in a newspaper for a third investor and moved uptown after adding Greg as a partner. CAUTION there will be high levels of shade in this review. But the mussels were worse. It's too bad you wasted on yourself. Despite the website's suggestion to make reservations, we were the only people in the place save one other couple that came in as we were leaving. Been coming to NP for years now, and the Black pearl is always the first of many stops here. Hey just watched it...I thought David was great! i guess i would characterize it as contemporary italian/american cuisine, but i'm not even sure. nice one, Gordo; real good idea. Except, this restaurant serves upscale "pub" food, with a menu that LOOKS good.