Kogi’s New York Plans on Hold; Caffeinated Beer Under Scrutiny


• Plans for a New York Kogi truck are “completely on hold.” [Midtown Lunch]

• After going after Sparks recently, several attorneys general are now taking aim at caffeinated beers. [WSJ]

• Bloomberg’s reelection campaign has spent $7,000 on pizza and $72,000 on snacks. [City Room/NYT]

PDT was named the World’s Best Cocktail Bar at the Spirit Awards in New Orleans. [Mouthing Off/Food & Wine]

• Former club Limelight will reopen as a store. [NYP]

• Abu Dhabi is not messing around about food safety: A chef there was recently fined the equivalent of $27,000 for having an out-of-date tub of yogurt in his restaurant’s fridge. [Transracial]

• The union representing the Stella D’oro workers is trying to get an injunction to prevent the factory from closing. [Crain’s]

• With the abundance of meat-free dining options, it’s not hard to be a vegetarian in New York. [Urbanite/amNY]