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  1. Celebrity Settings
    Justin Bieber Holds Selena’s Hand at Pink Pepper; Ashton and Mila Seek PrivacyJust when you thought the weekend was going to suck, it appears the couple is still safely in love.
  2. Celebrity Settings
    Britney Spears Is Crazy…for Crawfish!The singer ignores everything but the food at a Brentwood barbecue.
  3. Celebrity Settings
    Rihanna Shoots the Bird at Baldi; Diane Keaton Toasts at ToscanovaIf the singer doesn’t want to be bothered, maybe she should consider a differtent restaurant every once and awhile.
  4. Celebrity Settings
    Madeo Waiter Slaps Photographer in Defense of Paris Hilton; Jennifer AnistonA photographer from X17 then punched a customer’s wife.
  5. Celebrity Settings
    Jay-Z Tips Big at Scarpetta; Jennifer Garner Hits Napa Valley GrilleThe rap mogul goes from big pimpin’ to big tippin’!
  6. Celebrity Settings
    Stephen Moyer and Anna Paquin Attack Sushi Roku; OctoMom Brings Brood toHopefully, the True Blood lovers learn a lesson from Nadya Suleman before hatching their own little blood-suckers.
  7. Celebrity Settings
    Warning: We May Have The Situation On Our HandsThe Jersey Shore star announces his plans to ditch the East Coast after partying at the city’s current celebrity supper club.
  8. Celebrity Settings
    Chad Ochocinco Hits Roscoe’s; Rihanna Tapes Up Her Tatas at AgoDenied at Katana, the NFL star might have found a new favorite, while Rihanna sorely needs some new fashion ideas.
  9. Celebrity Settings
    Kat Von D and Jesse James Snuggle at Pinches Tacos; Glee Star Eats WithThe tatted lovers might have finally met their perfect match, even if their tastes in tacos is unappealing.
  10. Celebrity Settings
    Waitress Bends Beckham’s Ear; Jack Osbourne Mocks Mel at VoyeurLet’s hope the soccer star stays close to Snoop Dogg’s side and doesn’t follow the lead of buddy Tom Cruise.
  11. Celebrity Settings
    35 Special: Angelina Jolie and Russell Brand Celebrate Their Birthdays at SurA big week of celebrity birthdays at L.A. restaurants sees Bar Refaeli and Pete Wentz out on the town with some even bigger stars.
  12. Celebrity Settings
    Dennis Hopper Comes to Life at Joe’s; Ago Meets The FockersGrammy after-parties and birthdays dominated celeb eating this week.
  13. Beef
    Today’s Mistaken Ado Slam in ‘The L.A. Times’ Upsets Chef Alberto LazzarinoA review in today’s Los Angeles Times’ Food Section has its facts wrong, upsetting a local restaurateur.
  14. Openings
    Carmellini to Cook Family Style at Locanda Verde; Plus: the Menu!What to eat at the new variation of Robert De Niro’s Tribeca restaurant.
  15. Openings
    Carmellini’s Restaurant, Locanda Verde, Will Open Next WeekDetails are finally out about the former A Voce chef’s new venture.
  16. Mediavore
    Andrew Carmellini’s Plans for Ago; Ciprianis Give Up Rainbow RoomPlus: restaurants really want your business, and Lola shutters, all in our morning news roundup.
  17. Reopenings
    JGV: Ago Is a No-GoJean-Georges Vongerichten won’t be taking over the restaurant space in De Niro’s Tribeca hotel.
  18. Empire Building
    Vongerichten Has Plans for Park CityPlus, news on the Co. front.
  19. Reopenings
    Jim Lahey at Ago?Robert De Niro’s restaurant will soon be in the hands of Jean-Georges.
  20. Openings
    Empire BuildingJean-Georges Vongerichten and the man behind City Crab are planning new restaurants. Plus, a new ‘steakhouse for ladies.’
  21. Labor Unrest
    Timberlake’s Restaurant Sued, De Niro’s ThreatenedThe current chef isn’t happy about rumors that Jean-Georges Vongerichten is taking over Ago.
  22. Ago-a-go-go
    Can JGV Save Ago From Itself?No doubt displeased with the less-than-stellar reviews for his Tribeca outpost, Ago, Robert De Niro may be bringing in the A-team.
  23. The Other Critics
    Bar Milano Scratches Out Two Stars; Cuozzo Loathes the Royalton LoungeMore abuse for Ago, and Alan Richman goes to Harlem, in our weekly review roundup.
  24. The Other Critics
    Gottino and Terroir Win One for the Wine Bars; Scarpetta Doused With ApprovalScarpetta, Gottino, and Terroir feel the love; Bar Milano, not so much.
  25. NewsFeed
    Frank Bruni’s Zero-Star Greatest HitsSlam-dancing with the chief restaurant critic of the ‘Times.’
  26. The Other Critics
    Ago Gets the Bruni Bagel; Richman Sky-high on ScarpettaEverything that could go wrong did at Ago for Frank Bruni.
  27. The Other Critics
    Elettaria Comes Up Short; Bar Milano Does Too, But Somehow Gets Three StarsOne star for Akthar Nawab, Bar Milano dodges a bullet, and Eleven Madison Park just misses a fourth Bloomberg star.
  28. The Other Critics
    Eighty One Earns Two Stars and a Bon Mot; the Harrison Starts Out With a RaveThe ‘Times’ lays two stars on Eighty One, the Harrison gets a rave from ‘Time Out New York,’ and Restaurant Girl didn’t have such a hot time at Ago.
  29. NewsFeed
    Ago Staff Members Are Latest to Blog AgoNow that the bloggers have moved on, the staffers fill the void by posting a video on YouTube.
  30. Neighborhood Watch
    Order Your Seder Today; Doughnuts Ease Tax PainTax Day specials and kids’ party venues in our roundup of neighborhood food news.
  31. Mediavore
    Calorie Law Doomed?; Colicchio Hasn’t Been to Ko EitherDefense lawyers threaten the future of the calorie-posting law, wine bars run amok, and a pig named Bruce.
  32. The Other Critics
    Chop Suey Ekes Out a Star; South Gate RavagedIf not for the view, Chop Suey might have gotten a bagel from the ‘Times’; Eighty One doesn’t fare much better elsewhere.
  33. VideoFeed
    Ago’s Opening NightVideo: Ago diners share their opening-night experience.
  34. In the Magazine
    Platt at Eighty One; Ago to OpenIn this week’s magazine: Platt on Eighty One, De Niro’’s new restaurant opens, and Starbucks’s problems are solved.
  35. NewsFeed
    De Niro’s Ago to Open Soon?News about Robert De Niro’s New York outpost of Ago came to us from an unlikely source: Robin Leach. The former voice of Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous is now a blogger (of course) and posted last week about the opening of Ago at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas. And while we were distracted by the sight of Mike Tyson in a blue bowler, we were happy to learn that De Niro plans to open his new Ago “later this month”! Robert De Niro Opens His New Ago Restaurant at the Hard Rock Hotel [Robin Leach’s Vegas Luxe Life]
  36. Neighborhood Watch
    Thor Loses Third Chef; Tribeca Can Thank Girl Scouts for the Completion of AgoChelsea: The old Bright Food Shop space will be replaced by Tommy’s Mexican Grill, seemingly from the owners of Tello’s, Mare, and Casa Havana, the latter of which is set to replace Havana Chelsea. [Blog Chelsea] Clinton Hill: Gnarly Vines boutique wine store has opened and is offering a promotional discount of 15 percent off full and mixed cases. [Clinton Hill Blog] Lower East Side: Thor’s third executive chef (after Kurt Gutenbrunner and Kevin Pomplun), Mark Spangenthal, has now abandoned the restaurant after realizing “that this marriage wasn’t going to work.” [Eater] Tribeca: One conjecture on De Niro’s source for the thousands of corks that protrude from Ago’s ceiling: They were acquired “from a branch of the Canadian girls scouts that collected and sold them for charity.” [Down by the Hipster] Upper East Side: The French Institute will host a Beaujolais Nouveau tasting party on November 15 in their new skyroom at 22 East 60th Street. [Zagat] The Pierre hotel will close at the end of December for an entire year during a $100 million renovation that includes revamping Cafe Pierre and its bar. [NewYorkology]
  37. Neighborhood Watch
    Treats Truck Will Grace the East Village With Its Presence TomorrowAstoria: GoWasabi at 29-11 Ditmars Boulevard will serve sushi with a side of live jazz tonight. [Joey in Astoria] East Village: The Treats Truck is bringing its freshly baked (in Red Hook) sandwich-cookies, brownies, and crispy confections to Bond Street at Lafayette on Saturday. [The Treats Truck] Are you extremely kind, and do you love the smell of offal in the morning? Prune is looking for someone really nice to be their next hostess. [Eat for Victory/VV] Hell’s Kitchen: Terrance Brennan’s Artisanal Premium Cheese Center is holding a tasting course on cheeses of the newly trendy Pacific Northwest on Tuesday, June 19. [Artisanal Premium Cheese Center] Midtown West: Curry craziness has died down at Go!Go!Curry, but should rev back up if Hideki Matsui (its namesake of sorts) hits a homer any time soon. [Gothamist] Park Slope: The newly opened Hotel Le Bleu will house a restaurant with views of the Manhattan skyline and the Statue of Liberty; it’s aptly named Vue. [NewYorkology]
  38. Neighborhood Watch
    Morandi Breaks Out the Breakfast Menu in the West VillageChelsea: Markt your calendars: New location set to open ahead of previous expectations — early this week, in fact. [Eater] Dumbo: Things not looking so good for Bubby’s Brooklyn: “kids overran the joint.” [Brooklyn Record] Gramercy: Yow! Gramercy Hotel’s rooftop bar opening soon? [Down by the Hipster] Tribeca: Robert De Niro’s hotel, which will house an outpost of L.A. hot spot Ago, now has a name. Take note: “It will make the Bowery Hotel look like a Red Roof Inn.” [Down by the Hipster] West Village: Perhaps trying to deflect attention away from that Times review of Balthazar, Morandi tells us it will roll out breakfast in a couple of weeks. [Grub Street]