Camille Becerra’s Paloma Goes Up in Flames

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Last night we spotted the FDNY fighting what seemed like a Dumpster fire across the street from Gemma, but that was small potatoes NY Presss blog is reporting that cheftestant Camille Becerras Greenpoint restaurant, Paloma, caught fire last night not because of Obamaniacs (though they were out in full force in Williamsburg) but rather after an electrical fire started upstairs. The official word is that four people, including three firefighters, were sent to Bellevue, but Becerra says No one died. We feel very fortunate that all we lost were material possessions. The restaurants reopening date is uncertain. While were on the subject, remember that tonight is the benefit for Lovely Days reopening.

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