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Budweiser to Go Belgian?; More Legal Woes for Ciprianis

• Belgian-Brazilian beverage giant InBev has made an unsolicited bid of $46.4 billion to acquire Anheuser-Busch, which seems like a lot for a company that manufactures something as foul as Budweiser. [WSJ]

• The restaurateurs of Smith Street’s restaurant row are pissed at Con Ed for the power outages that ruined their cash flow earlier this week. [NYDN]

• Joe Bastianich, Tom Colicchio, Padma Lakshmi, and April Bloomfield watched the Top Chef finale on the third floor of the Spotted Pig last night. [Eater]

• When are the Ciprianis not in legal trouble? A class-action suit has been filed against Cipriani USA by the guards who staff its celebrity events alleging that the company has refused them fair pay. [NYP]

• When will the rooftop-bar openings stop? Mad 46, a new arrival located on top of the Roosevelt Hotel, is now open for business. [Zagat Buzz]

Beacon’s Waldy Malouf says his dishes are like his children. [Restaurant Girl]

• No longer content to only satisfy cupcake cravings, Magnolia Bakery has moved into the breakfast-pastry arena, offering muffins, crumb cake, and apple crisp. [Feed/TONY]

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