Bobby Flay Enters the Burger Game; Serendipity 3 Reopens

Bobby Flay is entering the upscale-burger game with a chain of restaurants called Bobbys Burger Palace. [GlobeSt.com via A Hamburger Today]

Gossip Girl fanatics will be happy to know that Gilt has added Serenas much-beloved grilled cheese with truffle oil to the bar menu. Only $50! [Zagat]
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The Times says the entre is on its way out at restaurants all over the country, thanks to a loss of interest in big, protein-laden main dishes. [NYT]

Serendipity 3 reopened yesterday; apparently no vermin were spotted. [NYDN]
Related: Serendipity: Images From the Battlefield

Bourbon might be the trendiest alcohol gift this year, but the Post is looking out for single-malt traditionalists by providing this list of Scotch recommendations. [NYP]
Related: Bourbon at Its Best [NYM]

Artist Damien Hirst didnt even show up to yesterdays mega truffle auction, instead sending chef-friend Marco Pierre White to bid and lose in his place. [Page Six]
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Kellari Parea Bistros biggest selling point might be a bar made from volcanic rock from Santorini, but the food sounds pretty good too. [Bottomless Dish/Citysearch]

For Brooklyn shoppers looking to fill their stomachs after emptying their wallets, heres a list of picks culled from the latest Zagat guide. [NYDN]

Annisa chef Anita Lo has been pretty busy since the late eighties, which might explain why shes still got some cans of goose fat from that era in her fridge. [Diners Journal/NYT]

European-wine lovers, beware: Prices could increase as much as 30 percent in early 2008. [NYT]