But how seriously?
Plus Lindsay Lohan takes over a Palace Fried Chicken and critics try out Restaurant Week, in our daily news roundup.
John Penley, the “slack-tivist” who protested the Bowery Wine Company the other week, is not happy.
Can McNally get his Bowery neighbors to support a "slightly Italian" restaurant?
A Community Board 2 agenda has him taking over a former restaurant-supply store.
French-Japanese fusion on the way to Charlton Street, kosher workers need protection, and more, in our daily news roundup.
Tony Liu of August replaces Jody Williams at Morandi, which sort of makes sense.
And a street vendor who owes the city $16,000 in fines, discounted wines at Country, and more, in our morning roundup of news and gossip.
Cafe Cluny's GM on the male-female ratio, ordering the burger during evening hours, and the best seat in the house.
Wild Edibles' new tactic is this: Protesting those who protest against it.
Plus: Mariah Carey's wedding cake, Citymeals-on-Wheels' economic troubles, and more in our morning roundup of food news and gossip.
The 'Observer' comes out with a list of the city’s real-estate power players, and, not surprisingly, plenty of restaurant folk make the cut.
Plus, the latest on Bear Stearns, Robert De Niro, and Norm Pearlstine in our daily industry roundup.
If you’re the nostalgic type, rather than the "can’t wait to see what Keith McNally does with it" type, you might want to get to onetime speakeasy Minetta Tavern before its last night under the current ownership.
James Beard VP Mitchell Davis wonders in 'The Art of Eating' why everybody likes Balthazar and no one seems to love Morandi.
Defense lawyers threaten the future of the calorie-posting law, wine bars run amok, and a pig named Bruce.
Never one to follow convention, Betsey Johnson doesn't let anyone less than Keith McNally fill her cabinets. When we spotted the eclectic designer at Morandi last night, she was picking up her weekly stockpile.