Michael White’s Favorite Junk Food; Cabrito’s Spicy Martini

Midtown East: Alto chef Michael White’s junk food of choice? The cheeseburger at Veselka. [Restaurant Girl]
Gramercy: The reservationist at Wildwood Barbeque asks for your phone number before checking the restaurant for availability. Doesn’t seem fair, but a lot of places do it. [Eater]
Jackson Heights: The Institute of Culinary Education leads tours of Little India in Queens. [NYS]
Sag Harbor: Tutto Il Giorno has reopened with help from Gabby Karan De Felice. (FYI: That’s Donna Karen’s daughter). [NYT]
West Village: No, that’s not a slug in Cabrito’s hot and dirty martini; it’s a pickled jalapeño. [Bottomless Dish/Citysearch] Bouley and Harrison alum chef Brian Bistrong is opening his own New American spot called Braeburn on Perry Street late this summer. [Zagat Buzz]