Big Brother at Nobu; Greek Cuisine Slammed; Mmm, Squirrel

Astoria isnt primarily Greek anymore, says William Grimes, and thats okay with him: Greek cuisine does not, even at its best, ascend to great heights. Say what? [NYT]

Sake is becoming more and more popular, even though Americans cant read the labels. This super-informative feature even includes a sake glossary. [NYDN]

Problem diners get registered at Drew Nieporents restaurants: Lets just say you came to [Nobu] and you were a disaster you complained about everything, whatever. You know, your names in the computer. Not only that, hes been accused of shorting workers on overtime. [NYP]

We knew the dining scene in New Jersey wasnt up to par with New Yorks, but come on: Ringwood officials are advising people not to eat squirrels there. Apparently some of them are contaminated with lead. Also, theyre squirrels. [NYP]

Gothamist discovers what might be one of the worlds most fattening dishes, but, boy, does it look good: A crispy heap of French fries piled skyward with (in ascending order) a beef steak, a ham steak, two fried eggs, olives and a gooey bath of melted cheese. You can get it in Queens. [Gothamist]

The Great Squash Cook-Off will pit twenty chefs from Brooklyn against each other. But who will they find to eat twenty different squash dishes? [Presszoom]