Restaurants Go Uninspected; Burke Could Face Charges


• The DOH failed to inspect 22 percent of New York restaurants in 2008. [NYDN]

• The Beatrice Inn, closed since April, will likely not be able to renew its liquor license at the beginning of next year. [NYP]

• David Burke’s driver has accused the chef of beating him. [NYP]

The Red Cat chef-owner Jimmy Bradley recently married Lucky fashion merchandising director Rebecca Babcock. [NYT]

• Organic farms and grocers are adding private label products to appeal to budget-conscious consumers. [WSJ]

• Greenpeace has started Traitor Joe’s, a site protesting red-list seafood at Trader Joe’s. [Serious Eats]

• Isaac Mizrahi sells cheesecake on QVC. [WSJ]