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Anthony Martignetti

  1. Empire Building
    What, Does Anthony Martignetti Want to Turn Canal Street Into the New Bowery?Is the Brinkley’s owner trying to pull a McNally?
  2. Health Concerns
    Smoking Gun: Southside Owner Shown Getting Jiggy With Ciggy?Did Anthony Martignetti play himself by lighting up on-camera?
  3. Slideshow
    Closer Look at Brinkley’s, Now Serving Pheasant, Fowl, and Fried Mars BarsThe Martignetti brothers debut their reboot of Bar Martignetti.
  4. Openings
    Brinkley’s on the Brink: Your Very First Look at the MenuThe former Bar Martignetti reopens next week as a Minetta Tavern–style pub.
  5. Video Feed
    Annnnthony!What is the Price spaghetti kid up to these days?
  6. Reopenings
    Bar Martignetti Closes, Will Reopen With Different ConceptWill a new steak-centric concept affect its reputation as a chick magnet?
  7. Models and Bottles
    Bar Mar BacklashSouthside’s biggest fan is upset that the Bar Martignetti’s lounge is charging a $1,500 bottle minimum.
  8. Openings
    Southside Opens With Private PartyA first look at the crowd now that the fresh-out-of-Trinity folks are banned.
  9. Slideshow
    Anthony Martignetti and James Willis Offer a First Look Into Southside, OpeningThe duo have transformed a preppy hangout into what they hope will be something a bit hipper.
  10. Reopenings
    Martignetti Madness: Bella’s, Formerly Known As the Belgrade, Will Now BeBar Martignetti’s downstairs lounge will reopen this month.
  11. NewsFeed
    Martignettis Close Bella’s, Make It MagesticSomething to do with the underage crowd?
  12. NewsFeed
    Anthony Martignetti Is Off the MarketThe Bar Martignetti proprietor will marry in September.
  13. NewsFeed
    Richie Akiva Isn’t Feeling Anthony Martignetti’s ‘ButterButter owner Richie Akiva probably won’t be attending Bar Martignetti’s I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter party.
  14. NewsFeed
    Dream Match: Dentons vs. MartignettisJason Denton of Bar Milano charts his career from his humble beginnings as a Union Square Café waiter to his work at the helm of Lupa, ’ino, and ’inoteca.
  15. NewsFeed
    Meatpacking Mainstay Florent May Close in MayYesterday Eater broke news that Florent’s landlord has been showing the building to potential tenants (Eater originally misidentified the landlord, so take that rumor for what it’s worth). Florent’s future has been tenuous for some time now — a June 2007 Daily News item mentions owner Florent Morellet trying to renegotiate his lease while neighbors closed shop. We’re hearing from one source that Florent’s lease is up in May, after which Florent will close. Another source says that Morellet planned to sell the business because his health is worsening (his T-cell count is displayed on one of the menu boards). So was it the Florent space that Anthony Martignetti was referring to when he told us he was considering opening a restaurant near Pastis? Who knows, it may also have been the old Rhone space, abandoned by Double Seven. Morellet wasn’t available for comment today, but we’ll keep you posted on what may be a double blow (remember, Passerby will soon close) to the meatpacking district. Update: Asked whether Anthony Martignetti is considering the Florent space, a rep tells us she has no new information at this time. Note: She didn’t say, “No.” Related: SHOCK CLAIM: Florent Restaurant to Close This Year? [Eater] Paris Shaped by the Pen [NYDN] Earlier: Anthony Martignetti Plots a New Restaurant Over Croissants at Pastis Passerby Hasn’t Quite Passed On
  16. Openings
    Gavin DeGraw’s New Bar Promises ‘Best Cheeseburger in Town’UrbanDaddy has a first look at singer-songwriter Gavin DeGraw’s new blues bar National Underground in the old Martignetti’s Liquors space (remember when Anthony Martignetti was just a lowly dive-bar owner?), which we’ve discovered will eventually include a downstairs where live acts will rock out after acoustic acts end at 10 p.m. upstairs. Co-owner Duggins King (longtime co-owner of Terra Blues) tells us he’s also planning to add about a dozen beers on draft and a food menu that he says will challenge Burger Joint for the best cheeseburger in town. Color us skeptical, but King assures us, “I come from Texas and my partner comes from upstate New York. We’re a couple of country boys who like cheeseburgers. If it tastes right, we’ll serve it. If not, we won’t.” We’ll have to wait till February to see about that, but in the meantime, the bar part of the operation opens on Thursday. National Underground, 159 E. Houston St., at Allen St.; 212-475-0611. The National [UrbanDaddy]
  17. The New York Diet
    Anthony Martignetti Plots a New Restaurant Over Croissants at Pastis Anthony Martignetti may have gone to boarding school and then to Trinity, and his year-old restaurant Bar Martignetti may enjoy a reputation as a clubhouse for the dashingly well to-do — however he insists that “anyone who sees me doesn’t think of me as extremely preppy at all. They usually tell me to dress up a bit.” Maybe he’s being modest: While it’s true he often sports a sweatshirt and dirty white jeans, that doesn’t mean he doesn’t know his way around Blue Point oysters and Italian digestifs. We asked him what he’s been eating during a week that culminated in a private party for John and Patrick McEnroe.