Disputes About Stella D’oro and Les Desirs Closings; Bon Chon Returns to Midtown


Bronx: The Stella D’oro factory closes within the next week. Opinion is divided about whether or not the union was to blame. [NYT]
East Village: Jimmy’s No. 43 will host a Japanese pancake specialist for an okonomiyaki fry on November 3, from 7 to 10 p.m. [Feed/TONY]
Chelsea: According to the landlord of Les Desirs, the veteran bakery that’s being pushed out by a new location of Sullivan Street Bakery, the owner of Les Desirs had previously agreed to retire and vacate the space. [Click Your Block via Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York]
Midtown West: Bon Chon Korean fried chicken will return to midtown this winter with an outlet on 38th Street near Seventh Avenue. [Midtown Lunch]
Soho: City Girl Café’s delicious and expensive pastry repertoire now includes chocolate pots de crème, sold in espresso-sized paper cups for $4. [Grub Street]