Restaurant Week Could Run Through February; Nathan’s at Risk on Coney Island


• NYC & Company, the tourist organization that runs Restaurant Week, might extend the promotion through February at all 250 participating restaurants. [Crain’s]

• The plans for the redevelopment of Coney Island could lead to the shuttering of the original Nathan’s Famous. [NYP]

• East Village dive extraordinaire Holiday Cocktail Lounge has reopened! [EV Grieve]

• New Benoit chef Pierre Schaedelin wants to bring a “more jovial” atmosphere, along with some Alsatian specialties, to the restaurant. [Feed/TONY]

Robert’s Steakhouse chef Jayson Marguiles is headed to BB Prime, the soon-to-open steakhouse in the old Scores space. [Feedbag]

• Valentine’s Day options abound for couples on a budget: try BYOB at Tartine or the reasonably priced privacy of Zenkichi. [Restaurant Girl]

• Chinatown’s A Chau Deli, noted for its bánh mì, has closed. [Eating in Translation]