Jay-Z Now Has 100 Problems; Beef Prices Through the Roof

Jay-Z now has 100 problems: He’s being sued by the staff of the 40/40 Club for withholding tips and paying less than the minimum wage. [NYP]

Beef prices are getting higher, and the supply of the best stuff getting shorter. Guess what that means for your next steakhouse bill. [NYT]

There is a slew of new restaurants opening in the Hamptons, although none are what you would call world-shaking. [Newsday]

Herring are coming into season, and some restaurants are celebrating the fact in a big way, including an all-you-can-eat herring buffet at Aquavit. [Eat for Victory/VV]

The cult of poutine, which is nothing more than a Canadian version of what we would call disco fries, has already taken over the Inn LW12 and is threatening to spread elsewhere. [NYT]

Kaijou, which opened downtown without any fanfare, is serving “contemporary Japanese food inspired by Tokyo’s dining scene.” [NYS]

Robert’s Steakhouse and Daisy May chef Adam Perry Lang lifts the curtain to reveal the secrets of one of the city’s top beef dry-aging rooms. [Serious Eats]