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Bridge Cafe

  1. Rebuild
    Sandy-Damaged Bridge Café Is Seeking Donations to ReopenLet’s not let this one close.
  2. RIP
    Peking Duck and Peter Luger: Ed Koch’s Love of New York FoodThe former mayor of New York City ate everywhere.
  3. Neighborhood Watch
    Van Leeuwen Gets Grounded; New Coffee Shop in BushwickPlus: Bridge Café will host some Texans, and more in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.
  4. Mediavore
    Haunted Restaurants; Market Table’s Sneaky ReservationsA list of the most haunted New York destinations compiled by Internet librarians features a lot of restaurants, including Bridge Cafe whose six-foot-tall, female bouncer, Gallus Magg, used to bite ears off drunken customers back in the nineteenth century; and One if by Land, Two if by Sea, which boasts the spirit of former building owner Aaron Burr — not to mention his daughter, who nowadays “bothers ladies who lunch by pulling their earrings.” [NYP] Market Table is the latest restaurant to only accept strategic reservations, and it’s annoying when you see empty tables. [Bottomless Dish/Citysearch] The New York branches of Muji won’t have the cafés selling the delectable green-tea pastries you find at the Toyko flagship, but the new Amai Tea & Bake, at 171 Third Avenue, sells similar ones, along with viennoisserie and white-tea cookies. [Mouthing Off/Food & Wine]