Boulud Makes the A-list; Blue Hill’s New Slaughterhouse

• Daniel Boulud won the Bravo A-list restaurant award for Bar Boulud, beating out Joey Campanaro’s little owl. [NYP]

• Horror of horrors! Lisa from Top Chef is putting her peanut-butter mashed potatoes on the menu at Mai House. [NYDN]

• Oh, fast-food restaurants don’t make people fat? Thanks for clearing that one up. [Odd Numbers/Portfolio]

• If you head up to Blue Hill at Stone Barns now, you can tour the new slaughterhouse before you sit down to dinner. [NYT]

• The Big Apple Barbecue Block Party has gone from drawing a crowd of 10,000 to one of 120,000 in just six years. How many will clog Madison Square Park this weekend? [NYS]
Related: The Big Apple BBQ Block Party Demands a Lot From Its Vendors

• Chef Drew Nieporent will be singing this Saturday at the Who’s Who of Food & Beverage in America event, hosted at the Plaza by Ruth Reichl. [NYDN]

• Just in time for Father’s Day come these three wine books that don’t suck. [WSJ]

• Sunday’s James Beard Awards will be a star-studded, paparazzi-flooded event. [NYDN]