Toby Young to Stay on Top Chef; Arby’s Takes Gage & Tollner Space


• According to a tipster, Toby Young will return as a judge on the next season of Top Chef. [My Memoirs]

• Danny Meyer wants his Italian restaurant in the Gramercy Park Hotel to be a place not just for hotel guests, but also for people who live and work in the area. [Feedbag]
Previously: Danny Meyer in at Gramercy Park Hotel

• Arby’s has been given the go-ahead to take over the historic Gage & Tollner restaurant space on the Fulton Mall. [Brooklyn Paper]

• Jeffrey Chodorow’s forthcoming Sixth Avenue restaurant will be designed by the man who designed Blade Runner. [Eater]

• This Sunday’s episode of Food Detectives will investigate the claim that New York tap water is what makes the city’s pizzas so good. [Slice]

Go!Go! Curry edges onto Nathan’s turf with a curry-rice-eating competition. [Feedbag]