Brooklyn’s Community Board 2 has voted to support the Dumbo resident who sent us a letter protesting the prospect of booze at what was said to be a sandwich shop.
"I can't imagine why a little sandwich shop would need a liquor license."
Noah Tepperberg’s West Chelsea Gastrolounge Clears a Hurdle, Poised for Early 2009 (Plus: The Menu!)
The Marquee honcho wants his new venue to be a cross between the Spotted Pig and Rose Bar, and he now has Community Board 4's licensing committee onboard.
Plus, new projects from the owners of Le Pescadou, La Pera, Fiddlesticks, and more.
Plus, a mescal-infused cultural institution and a new location of Antibes Bistro, in our report from last night's Community Board meeting.
The Marquee man won't let the Community Board's disapproval stop him.
Will the Marquee honcho be going forward with his plan to take over the Earth space?
And Cru's Shea Gallante may not be going for the Sea Salt space after all?
Apparently voters didn't agree with Steve Lewis that he's a "bad, bad man."
Also in our CB2 roundup: a liquor license for Alexandra and outdoor drinking at Soho Park, but no bar above Five Guys on Bleecker.
Plus community boards are making life hell for downtown restaurants and bars, and now is your chance to ask El Bulli's chef a question, from our glance at the morning headlines.
Did blogger Ian Spiegelman go too far when he seemingly advocated putting a blade in Simon Hammerstein's throat?
The Porcelain Twinz give their first interview after ratting out the Box on their MySpace page.
The venue enlists its extensive e-mail list in the fight for good eating before and after shows.
CB 6 takes a stand against drunk Fordham residents, and the host of ‘Bizarre Foods’ actually likes eating all that weird stuff, in our summary of the morning headlines.
The latest news on the Sasha Petraske front.
Andrew Carmellini has plans for a casual dining restaurant, but doesn’t know what it will serve or what he’ll call it.
Their withdrawal from a recent community-board meeting may mean the owners have abandoned plans to reopen.
Community boards are increasingly placing restrictions on hours when they recommend bars for liquor licenses.
Rice shortages in Australia, Vongerichten considers Vancouver, and more in today's food news.