Sonic Drives In to New York Area; Hare Krishnas Want You to Adopt a Cow


• After years of blanketing the city with advertisements, Sonic has opened its first NYC-adjacent restaurant in Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey. [NYP]

• Hare Krishna communities are sponsoring “adopt-a-cow” programs to save their cattle sanctuaries. [WSJ]

• Iconic Pittsburgh beer Iron City is moving production to Latrobe, Pennsylvania. [WSJ]

• Francis Ford Coppola has included a picture of one of his vineyard’s wines in an ad for his new film Tetro. [NYP]

La Goulue, slated to close this week, has received a stay of execution until August. [NYO]

• Nassau County has included a 2 percent tax on fast food in its budget for next year. [Newsday]

• Nightclub owners will mingle with politicians like David Yassky at tonight’s launch of the Nightlife Preservation Community, an online effort to promote the industry to politicians. [Crain’s]

• New York’s Bravest held a BBQ cook-off this weekend. The Hicksville, Long Island team was victorious. [NYDN]

Momofuku Noodle Bar is donating the bones leftover from ramen production to animal shelters. [Diner’s Journal/NYT]