Sam Sifton surprised pretty much every one with his 3-Star NYT review of Colicchio & Sons today. The restaurant has been getting a wide spectrum of reviews, good and bad, so Eater went as far as to offer up these odds for Sifton's reveiw yesterday:
Goose Egg: 3 - 1; One Star: 2 - 1; Two Stars: 20 - 1; Three Stars: 400 - 1; Four Stars: 25,000 - 1. [Colicchio & Sons Reviewed, NYT; after ~8PM]
And with 400-1 Eater odds, the restaurant earned 3-Stars & a huge congratulations from the NYC food community.