Shake Shack Reopens Today; Fabio Trabocchi's Last Meal

Sweet glory, Shake Shack reopens today at 11:30! You can call ahead to place your order, but you won’t be enjoying the new heaters until next week. [Eater]

The British agree: Adam Platt's term “haute barnyard” defines the prevailing dining trend. [Guardian]
Related: The Haute Barnyard Hall of Fame

The manager of Sarabeth’s on Central Park South caught a 50-year-old thief taking $27 from her pocketbook over the weekend. [NYP]

Chelsea steakhouse Frank’s Restaurant has closed, just four years before it would have celebrated its 100th anniversary. [Eater]

Fiamma’s Fabio Trabocchi started working in a family-run restaurant in Italy when he was 14, and that’s where he’d like to have his last meal as well. [Eat for Victory/VV]

Apparently, some of the city’s art museums are “starting to double as premiere dining spots.” [amNY]

Union Square Café will do almost anything to accommodate their customers — printing recipes, Googling nearby clubs and theaters, etc. — but you’ll never be able to secure a table for more than eight people. [Eater]

Duff Goldman, star of Food Network’s Ace of Cakes, dreams of heading to Rio for a meal, since the food there is made “with reckless abandon and they expect you to eat with reckless abandon and that’s the way I like to eat.” [Diner’s Journal/NYT]

Time Out offers a daily guide to some of the best dishes around the city that can only be enjoyed during certain hours. [TONY]