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Butcher & Singer Restaurant Review: Butcher & Singer, from restaurant mogul Stephen Starr, exudes a sexy '40s supper club vibe. This is a grand spot, with its reconfigured front bar, soaring 28-foot ceilings and crystal chandeliers resurrected from the Fontainebleau in Miami. Sink into a leather-tufted booth with a perfect Manhattan and get ready for some first-rate beef, buttery, juicy and salty-seared on the outside. Start with the shellfish platter, a briny top of the catch mix that includes meaty Alaskan king crab legs and tasty orbs of jumbo lump crab meat. Then move on to the juicy New York strip with a side of stuffed hash browns, addictive layers of potatoes, Vidalia onions, cheese and sour cream. There's nothing new here and that's exactly the point. Butcher & Singer will make you feel like Bogey and Bacall on a date. The notable (and pricey) wine list offers more than 200 bottles of old- and new-world selections. For dessert, pretend you're on a cruise and order the baked Alaska, a hot and cold treat that never goes out of style.