Paul Liebrandt Back in Play; Rat Chief Vows to Exterminate the Brutes

The city’s rat-patrol chief vows that “the rats will not win.” [NYT]

In Vogue, Jeffrey Steingarten reveals that New York’s top unemployed chef, Paul Liebrandt, is doing a restaurant with Drew Nieporent. Snack asserts it’s Montrachet. [Snack]

Amusing slam of Bruni’s Robert’s Steakhouse review from conservative mainstay National Review. Need we say more? [National Review Online]

There’s a new chef at Tavern on the Green: Brian Young, formerly of Mainland. [Foodservice Blog/Nation’s Restaurant News]

Wendy’s shows the city who’s boss by yanking calorie info off the walls. [NYT]

Ten more KFC–Taco Bells are closed, these voluntarily, as Yum Brands goes into damage-control mode for the second time in three months. [Nation’s Restaurant News]