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Po

  1. closings
    West Village Institution Pó Has ClosedAfter 24 years.
  2. Neighborhood Watch
    Po’s New Intermezzo Menu; a Bonsai-Themed Dinner at Brooklyn BotanicPlus: vegan ice-cream cupcakes, free cocktails at brunch, and more, in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.
  3. Celebrity Settings
    Dinner ‘Dates’ for Susan Sarandon at Giorgione; Mehcad Brooks at PoPlus: Matt Damon can’t find his friends at Philippe, Snooki’s rolling at SushiSamba, and more, in our complete recap of celebrity sightings.
  4. Neighborhood Watch
    Free Bagels in Union Square; Pó Becomes BinoPlus: a benefit for Chile at the Carlyle, and Trivia Mondays at Southern Hospitality, in our daily roundup of neighborhood food news.
  5. Neighborhood Watch
    The Butternut Market Coming to Bed-Stuy; Spitzer’s Corner Serving LunchPlus: Hill Country hosts a beer and BBQ event, and Pó will henceforth be known as Bino, in our daily roundup of neighborhood food news.
  6. the supremes
    One of the Many, Everyday Perks of Being a Supreme Court JusticeSonia Sotomayor’s security detail saves her the trouble.
  7. The Other Critics
    Suba Called ‘Dazzling’; Shopsin’s Called…Shopsin’sSuba, Boqueria’s ambitious sister restaurant, gets two stars from Frank Bruni, who goes so far as to say “the best of the food here is distinctive and exciting. In a few instances it’s even dazzling.” Suba, underbuzzed and on a bad block, needed a big boost and got it. [NYT] Randall Lane isn’t impressed with the East Village Yacht Club, or for that matter Smith and Mills. Two stars out of six, and it sounds like they were lucky to get that. [TONY] Peter Meehan’s review of the new Shopsin’s begins with his best lede ever: “Tolstoy had it wrong about happy families, because there are none like the Shopsins.” The food, though beside the point, sounds about as good as before. [NYT] Related: A Taste of Kenny Shopsin
  8. Neighborhood Watch
    Po Opens This Week in Carroll GardensCarroll Gardens: The Brooklyn outlet of Po in the West Village is opening this Thursday. [The Gowanus Lounge] Chelsea: Del Posto spared from further hassles by the Related Companies, who’ve just purchased the property and will honor the restaurant’s original lease. [Newsday] Fort Greene: Smoke Joint barbecue spearheads a mysterious expansion that looks more promising than mere extra seating. [Eat for Victory/VV] Harlem: New Asian-influenced Mexican restaurant China de Puebla has launched weekend brunch. [Grub Street] Prospect Park: Those looking for free-range dinner should keep their eyes peeled; a rogue chicken on the loose has not yet been apprehended. [The Gowanus Lounge] Tribeca: The menu’s posted, the griddle’s fired up: The New York City Hot Dog Company on Chambers and Church is open! [Grub Street]
  9. Back of the House
    The Man Who Killed Dona; Caspian Caviar’s ComebackWhom can we hold responsible for the music that gets played in restaurants? [NYT] Tasca, Po, and Cambodian Cuisine opening; Sumile metamorphosing into Sumile Sushi. [NYT] Starbucks hops on the trans-fat banned-wagon. [Food Business Review] The story behind Dona’s closing (with a plea to understand the developer responsible for it). [NYP] Related: Dona Closing Saturday! Caviar once again flowing from the Caspian Sea to the U.S.[NYT]