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6/3/2008 at 2:00 p.m.
El Sombrero’s Painting Enters Our Museum of WTF Restaurant Art
Because a restaurant’s décor is sometimes much more memorable than its food, we’ve decided to open, here on Grub Street, a virtual museum of restaurant art that will range from the genuinely disturbing to the lovably tacky to the totally ugly.
5/29/2008 at 4:30 p.m.
Spitzer's Corner Courts Bloggers With Tasting Event
Rob Shamlian might not be the biggest fan of bloggers, after they obsessively covered his fight to open Mason Dixon, but his other restaurant, Spitzer’s Corner, is extending the olive branch to them.
5/28/2008 at 4:15 p.m.
Confirmed: Jean Adamson Leaving Freemans, May Go Solo
A rep confirms that the chef will leave the restaurant's kitchen at the end of the summer.
5/21/2008 at 10:35 a.m.
205 Fights the SLA for Taking Its Liquor License Away
Death & Co. isn't the only bar suing the State Liquor Authority in order to stay open. Lower East Side dance den 205 is also pleading its case to the Supreme Court.
5/19/2008 at 3:05 p.m.
Ko to Serve Lunch?; Bar Carrera's Expansion Complete
Josh Hartnett's party spot and a Q&A with chef Philippe Massoud in today's neighborhood food news.
5/16/2008 at 3:00 p.m.
Oven-Equipped Food Truck for Sale; Scarpetta Off to Strong Start
The Randolph has a lot going for it and Tribeca gets another good French takeout option, in today's neighborhood food news.
5/12/2008 at 3:00 p.m.
W Hotel Set for Harlem; Is the Picnic Club Jinxing Us With Bad Weather?
In today's neighborhood food news, Trader Joe's cuts off our voyeurism and where to find good desserts that are vegan.
5/2/2008 at 3:00 p.m.
Meryl Streep/Julia Child Movie Shot Footage at Provence; Cipriani Boxing Up Expensive Art
Corner Bistro doesn't sound too good, Benoit gets its liquor license, and a rooftop opens for business in Midtown in today's neighborhood food news.
5/1/2008 at 3:10 p.m.
Box Not That Cool? Kiev Curse Lingers in the East Village
The Box is doubted and cheap Kobe sliders arrive in today's neighborhood food news.
4/30/2008 at 12:05 p.m.
Eliot Spitzer Saga to Be Made Into Enron-Style Book
Also in our daily industry roundup: No recession! High-end boutiques on the LES! And law professors suing students!
4/25/2008 at 3:03 p.m.
Don't Fear the River, Lower East Siders!
Escalator vigilantes in Union Square, riverside Ping-Pong for the LES, and (gasp) a "sick" dog run in the Slope. Yep, it's Freaky Friday in our daily boroughs report.
4/24/2008 at 11:15 a.m.
New Cheesesteak Joint’s Signage Is Strikingly Familiar
The signage, not the egg-roll cheesesteak, is the most intriguing part of a new Philly-styled spot.
4/23/2008 at 4:00 p.m.
Loch Ness Monster on 21st?
A Macy's in Harlem? A sea serpent in Chelsea? A chatty Kathy in the East Village? Yes, children, all that and more in today's boroughs report.
4/23/2008 at 3:00 p.m.
Shack Shack Now Open Late; Pies Partner Cooking Lunch at Marlow & Sons
Check out the new menu at Freemans, Park Slope's high-end, and discounted Mexican in today's neighborhood food news.
4/17/2008 at 3:00 p.m.
Rose Bar Blossoms With Beautiful Women; Pizza Prices Rise in Bensonhurst
Find a recipe for pea shoots and a $5 wine tasting in today's neighborhood food news.
4/9/2008 at 10:00 a.m.
Calorie Law Doomed?; Colicchio Hasn't Been to Ko Either
Defense lawyers threaten the future of the calorie-posting law, wine bars run amok, and a pig named Bruce.
4/8/2008 at 3:00 p.m.
Wylie Dufresne Serves Lunch on the LES; New Starbucks Roast: It's Just Like D-n' D!
WD-50 kicks off lunch service this month, Starbucks' Pike Place Roast is as mild as one from Dunkin' Donuts, and a second Sakae Sushi will open downtown.
4/4/2008 at 3:30 p.m.
SLA Strips Le Souk, 205 of Liquor Licenses
The clubs are still open for now, but do they have much longer?
4/2/2008 at 10:00 a.m.
Burger King Is Recessionproof; UWS Gets Food Festival
Burger King's CEO explains how the economy works in his favor, the Upper West Side gets a festival to celebrate its new crop of restaurants, and the 'Times' explores cooking with microwaves.
4/1/2008 at 3:55 p.m.
Breaking: Susur Lee, Canada's Top Chef, Headed to New York
Susur Lee, the Vongerichten of Canada, is leaving the Great White North for the Lower East Side.