Union Square Restaurant Plans on Hold; Pot-Dealing Food Workers

• Plans for a new restaurant at the north end of Union Square are now indefinitely on hold. [NYP]

• In addition to seemingly ignoring a stop-work order, Studio B’s rooftop could get the Greenpoint club in more hot water with the city if it adds too much capacity. [Gothamist]

• It’s apparently not that uncommon for food workers to deal a little pot from their workplaces. [Grinder/CHOW]

Back Forty is hosting three events over the next month that will educate diners on how to pair cheeses and beer. [Zagat Buzz]

• After a grueling ten-and-a-half-month wait for a liquor license, Plan B finally opened on Brooklyn’s Vanderbilt Avenue on Friday night. [Feed/TONY]

• A new South Street Seaport restaurant, aptly titled Fish Market, pays homage to the departed Fulton Fish Market. [Strong Buzz]

• Eric Ripert usually finds cooking inspiration in his travels, but India didn’t really do much for him. [PSFK]