Bourdain Showing ‘Iron Chef’ Some Love; Dévi Back in Action

The worst thing Tony Bourdain can say about the new Top Iron Chef is that Ruhlmans hair is the scariest and most offensive aspect of the show In every other respect, the damn thing is pretty impeccable. [Ruhlman]
Related: Who Will Be Cut Next on The Next Iron Chef?

Enterprising chefs Suvir Saran and Hemant Mathur will have their recently acquired restaurant Dvi reopen by Monday. [Eater]
Related: Debriefing Dvi: Suvir Sarans Suspected Side Projects

Jessica Seinfelds Deceptively Delicious cookbook is uncomfortably similar to another cookbook published a few months before it, which also encourages moms to put spinach in brownies. [NYT]
Related: Hey Jessica Seinfeld! What Up? [Daily Intel]

The citys Greek revival gains speed: Kellari Taverna owner Stavros Aktipis has taken over Parea and plans to transform the once sleek space into a rustic eatery by the end of the month. [Restaurant Girl]
Related: Psilakis Isnt the Only Chef Who Knows Greek

And along these lines, Michelin-starred Athens chef Yianni Baxevanis, who is in town to open Athens Tavern in Astoria, plans to smuggle Greek herbs into the country this winter. [NYDN]

Lower East Side residents want the nabes bar bubble to burst. Wouldnt it be nice to be able to buy underwear in the neighborhood? says one party pooper Wouldnt it be nice to be able to buy a book? [Downtown Express]

Balthazar and Schillers take top billing in Ed Levines list of first-rate French fries. [Ed Levine Eats/Serious Eats]

Fired Saigon Grill workers continue to picket their former employer on University Place. [Villager]

Yesterdays Meatloaf Appreciation Day hosted by Serious Eats turned out some delicious recipes, but none more timely and genius than this one: To make a meatloaf cupcake, top a bite-sized jump of meatloaf with mashed potato frosting and corn niblet jimmies. [Serious Eats]