Hawaiian Tropic Zone Sued Again; Real Booze May Be at Milk Bar


Hawaiian Tropic Zone is the center of another lawsuit, this one from a woman who alleges that she was not hired as a bikini waitress because she “talks ghetto.” [NYP]

Momofuku Milk Bar could soon become a proper bar, with liquor served alongside the crack pie and PDT’s Don Lee behind the counter. [Feedbag, Eater]

•Tough times call for cheap lunch: McDonald’s is on the rise with Wall Street types. [NYP]

• John Doherty, executive chef at the Waldorf=Astoria for the past 23 years, is leaving to start his own restaurant-development company. [Food Writer’s Diary/NRN]