Ed Levine Criticizes Party Food; March Closing

Brett Thorn breaks the news that Frank Bruni is not quitting the Times. [NRN]

N.Y. branch of L.A.’s Patina to open in Lincoln Center; March to close. [NYT]

Chefs spout off about what they want in 2007. [Zagat]

Danny Meyers throws a party, and Ed Levine critiques the food. [Ed Levine Eats]

Russ & Daughters heirs profiled. [Chow]