Madoff Loved Lure; Brooklyn’s Burger Kings Are Threatened


• Bernie Madoff's American Express statements reveal that the schemer ate at Lure Fishbar eight times over a three-month period. [Eater]

• Wednesday's CB1 meeting got heated when Tribeca residents complained about the noise from new Puerto Rican spot Sazón, prompting the restaurant's owner to insinuate that the complaints were racially motivated. [Tribeca Trib]

• Sales of rare bottles of whiskey are on the rise. [WSJ]

• It's still unclear whether the economic recovery will boost restaurant stocks. [WSJ]

• Fort Greene wine shop The Greene Grape has won the Small Business of the Year award from the mayor's office. [Brooklyn Paper]

• The franchisee who owns all the Burger Kings in Brooklyn and Queens has declared bankruptcy. [Crain's]

• The Currywurst Museum, devoted to the German sausage, has opened in Berlin. [Reuters]