Elaine’s Turns 45; Chefs Cursing Too $&#*$@% Much

Elaines turned 45 on Sunday, and Woody Allen, Richard Dreyfuss, and Gay Talese were there to celebrate. [City Room/NYT]

Tom Colicchio thinks the profanity on this season of Top Chef is excessive. [NYT]

Fresh out of court, Patsys (the midtown one) is opening a second location in Atlantic City.
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Excessive smoke caused the FDNY to pay a visit to Artichoke Basilles Pizza & Brewery last night. [Slice]

Big Lou Elrose, late of Hill Country, has a lot of barbecue styles to juggle at Wildwood Barbeque when it opens next week. [NYP]