Former Top Chef contestant Dave “don’t call me a bitch, bitch” Martin (Season One) has opened his own restaurant on West 42nd Street called Crave, and he’s serving comfort food. [Zagat]
Hakata Tonton is bringing its love of pig’s feet to the West Village — even dessert has the collagen-packed delicacy. [Eat for Victory/VV]
Alain Ducasse’s wine bar Adour at the St. Regis Hotel is set to open in January. [Decanter]
Related: Essex House and St. Regis Restaurants: Maybe Next Year!
Grape Nuts [NYM]
Fox is still looking for restaurants in the New York area that Gordon Ramsay can attack on Kitchen Nightmares. [Fox NY]
A 65-year-old fugitive said to be connected to a 1987 narcotics ring called the Pizza Connection, “because pizza parlors across the country were used as fronts to move nearly $1.6 billion worth of narcotics,” has been apprehended, and released since the evidence was destroyed. [NYP]