TONY awards the Mermaid Inn the best place to be seen, inflation is going crazy, and Richman can't take the crowd at Terroir.
• Americans are currently experiencing the highest inflation in food prices in seventeen years. While last year’s increase of 4 percent was well over the average of 2.5 percent, this year could be even worse. [NYDN]
• Guests were stunned at Time Out New York’s Eat Out Awards ceremony when the Mermaid Inn won for best place to be seen. [Feed/TONY]
• Just because a wine is kosher doesn’t mean it has to taste like sugar-loaded Manischewitz. [Zagat Buzz]