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  1. Neighborhood Watch
    Ceol’s Menu Gets a New-Chef Revamp; Barrio Hosts Taco-Eating ContestPlus: U.K. Beer Night at Jimmy’s No. 43, and another Chipotle opens, in our daily roundup of neighborhood food news.
  2. Neighborhood Watch
    Midnight Snacks at Castello Plan; March Madness Tourney at Pump Energy FoodAnd there’s more: St. Patrick’s Day cookies at the Grand Central Terminal Market, and a new caffeine supplier for Sunset Park’s early risers.
  3. Neighborhood Watch
    Casa Tua Replaces La Pizzetta; Bar Henry Adds BrunchPlus: Choice Market now open late, and a historic St. Patrick’s Day beer class and tasting, in our daily roundup of neighborhood food news.
  4. Neighborhood Watch
    A Taste of Fatty ‘Cue; New CSAs in Carroll Gardens, DumboPlus: Bushwick’s Free WiFi offers much more, and S’MAC adds salsa picante macaroni and cheese, in our roundup of neighborhood food news.
  5. Neighborhood Watch
    Drink Stumptown at Choice Market; Party at Queens Lobster FestPlus: a crostini cook-off in Gowanus, and more in our roundup of neighborhood food news.
  6. Openings
    Ñ Opens Dumbo Outpost With Free Tapas and SangriaPlus, the latest on Rice’s Murray Hill location.
  7. Empire Building
    Pizza Pizza: Artichoke and Grimaldi’s Founders Eye New LocationsThere are rumors that Artichoke has found a space for a genuine restaurant, but don’t believe them just yet.
  8. The Great Outdoors
    Water Taxi Beach and Vinegar Hill House Add Alfresco BrunchesA first look at Vinegar Hill House’s new backyard and brunch menu.
  9. At the Market
    Brooklyn Flea Settles Under the Bridge on SundayWith lobster rolls and Stumptown coffee in tow!
  10. The Great Outdoors
    Summer Bummer: Pedro’s Loses Outdoor SeatsFirst the painting over of the Día de Los Muertos mural, and now this.
  11. Change of Address
    Brooklyn Flea: Under the BridgeThe outdoor market is moving to Brooklyn Bridge Park.
  12. Openings
    Jacques Torres May Open Ice-cream Parlor (and Carts!) in Time for SummerCupcakes are also in the works.
  13. Community Boards
    Brooklyn’s CB2 Votes Down Booze for ‘Beautiful Restaurant’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.
  14. Community Boards
    Dumbo Resident’s Plea: No Booze for Sandwiches“I can’t imagine why a little sandwich shop would need a liquor license.”
  15. Video Feed
    Street-Food Showdown at the 2008 Vendy AwardsWatch the video to see who took home top honors in cheap eats.
  16. Burger Bash
    Rachael Ray’s Burger Bash: Katie Lee Joel Wins With Grilled CheeseOur highly scientific taste tests and other highlights from Friday night’s competition.
  17. Foodievents
    If It’s Sunday, It’s Time for PieTaste five slices from150 different pies at the fifth annual Brooklyn Pie Social.
  18. Neighborhood Watch
    Free Ribs Tonight in Midtown; $1 Tacos at ToloacheA new chocolate happy hour in the East Village, and Astoria’s version of Miami cool, in today’s neighborhood food news.
  19. NewsFeed
    Webster Hall Builds Party-Performance Space While Galapagos ReopensYes, there’s a faux lake at the new Galapagos, too.
  20. NewsFeed
    Grimaldi’s Owner Says It Was All Just a Big Mix-upOh, that tax payment? I thought we sent it in!
  21. NewsFeed
    Grimaldi’s Briefly Seized by Tax AuthoritiesThe tax man cuts in line.
  22. Neighborhood Watch
    Former Country Chef Out at Elizabeth; Choice Market Opening in DumboThe Sheridan Square review in the ‘Daily News’ won’t do you much good, and Dumbo gets a Choice Market, in today’s neighborhood food news.
  23. NewsFeed
    Dumbo-Area Lecture Asks Why Chefs’ Wives Always LeaveJust ask the waitresses.
  24. Neighborhood Watch
    Sapa to Get Latin Makeover; Dorrian’s Inspires Preppies to SingWhere you can now find Vietnamese sandwiches in Tribeca and watching the Euro Cup at a beer garden, in today’s neighborhood food news.
  25. Neighborhood Watch
    Matsugen Is on the Way; How to Make Ribs Like Blue SmokeBrooklyn’s overrun by hooligans (as usual) and what goes into the Back Forty cocktail, in today’s neighborhood food news.
  26. Neighborhood Watch
    Sam Talbot Finds His Groove in Montauk; Whole Foods Unpacking in TribecaIt’s farmers-market season in Dumbo and restaurateur musical chairs in Clinton Hill, in today’s neighborhood food news.
  27. NewsFeed
    Toro Declares Independence From Spain, Goes Pan-AsianThe owner of Spanish-Asian tapas spot Toro has redesigned it as a flashy Pan-Asian restaurant with a lofted, glassed-in dining lounge and a third-floor party space.
  28. Foodievents
    Brooklyn Pigfest Is Tomorrow, and They’d Better Not Run Out This TimeSun, beer, music, and pig…for as long as it lasts.
  29. Neighborhood Watch
    Free Food at Grand Sichuan; Vive La Marqueta!What will be the hottest spot in the Hamptons and the East Village’s latest Frankie’s, in today’s neighborhood food news.
  30. Neighborhood Watch
    W Hotel Set for Harlem; Is the Picnic Club Jinxing Us With Bad Weather?In today’s neighborhood food news, Trader Joe’s cuts off our voyeurism and where to find good desserts that are vegan.
  31. Neighborhood Watch
    You Yelling, Dramatic Speakers at the Slope’s CB 6 Meeting, You’re onGustavino’s reopens for private events, and CSA sign-ups, in today’s neighborhood food news.
  32. Neighborhood Watch
    Red Cat Now Serving Lunch; ‘Iron Chef’ East Village?Saturday raid at the Bowery Electric and lunch at the Red Cat, in today’s neighborhood food news.
  33. NewsFeed
    Details Bubble Up About New York Wine & Food FestivalNot everyone is behind the New York version of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, occurring October 9–12 (you’ll recall local restaurateurs had mixed reactions), but Eater brings news of events that may get more people behind it.
  34. Neighborhood Watch
    Picnic Club Debuts in Central Park; Manhattan’s Better With RyeThe owners of a coffeehouse–wine bar combo might be on to something and a Country chef opens a Nolita restaurant in today’s neighborhood food news.
  35. Neighborhood Watch
    Ducasse to Open Benoit in One Week; Picholine Honors ‘South Pacific’Alain Ducasse will unveil his replacement for Brasserie LCB next Monday, Terrance Brennan is loosening up for spring, and Kyotofu imports Japanese mountain peach for its new menu.
  36. Neighborhood Watch
    Zeppelin’s New Space; Jay-Z and Beyoncé Have Good Taste in Pizza, TooZeppelin to moor on Church Street, Jay-Z and Beyoncé are fans of Lucali, and Almondine will deliver on one day only — for mom.
  37. Neighborhood Watch
    Wylie Dufresne Serves Lunch on the LES; New Starbucks Roast: It’s Just Like D-n’WD-50 kicks off lunch service this month, Starbucks’ Pike Place Roast is as mild as one from Dunkin’ Donuts, and a second Sakae Sushi will open downtown.
  38. Neighborhood Watch
    New Menu at Fatty’s; Weather Up a Success: Manhattan Cocktails and Prices!Weather Up fills a void in Prospect Heights, and Jerry’s 2.0 is Your Asian.
  39. Foodievents
    Brooklyn Food Writers to Rap Tonight in DumboBrooklyn, besides its world-famous supply of suspension bridges, legendary pizzerias, indicted Gambino associates, and doomed Atlantic Yards–area residences, is also rich in writers. So it was no problem to pull together three good food scribes for a talk tonight at 7 p.m. at Powerhouse Arena in Dumbo. The speakers will be former Brooklyn Record editor Kara Zuaro (I Like Food, Food Tastes Good), memoirist Phoebe Damrosch (Service Included), and cocktail historian David Wondrich (Imbibe!). Edible Brooklyn editrix Gabrielle Langholtz will moderate; the tickets are $15 and available here Local Writers Talk Food [A Brooklyn Life] Related: Phoebe Damrosch, Formerly of Per Se, Apologizes for Spilling a Martini on You Rock Star Recipes!
  40. Neighborhood Watch
    Belgian Room Closed for Underage Drinking; Park Avenue Winter Preparing for ItsAstoria: Sweet shop Oleput is now offering a lot more savories in the form of small plates and panini. [Joey in Astoria] Clinton Hill: Rustik Tavern has a warm interior, but the menu doesn’t sound too rustic: chili, wings, nachos, though for the last one the blogger liked “that it’s cheese sauce rather than real cheese.” [Clinton Hill Blog] Dumbo: Food writers including Kara Zuaro (I Like Food, Food Tastes Good), Phoebe Damrosch (Service Included) and David Wondrich (Imbibe) and Edible Brooklyn’s Gabrielle Langholtz will talk about — what else? — eating, at Powerhouse Arena next Tuesday. [A Brooklyn Life] East Village: Belgian Room has been closed for letting minors booze on Lambic. [Down by the Hipster] Soho: Vosges bacon chocolate now comes in the shape of flying pigs. But they can’t escape. [Snack] Upper East Side: Park Avenue Winter will turn into spring on March 26, just in time for Easter. [Zagat]
  41. Neighborhood Watch
    Drink-Special Fakers in Astoria Get Called Out, But One of This Week’s OpeningsAstoria: Sabry’s at 24–25 Steinway whips up a shrimp and calamari tagine that’s “not only visually appealing but full of tomatoey goodness.” [Joey in Astoria] Fatty’s Cafe lied to Joey and Foodista about serving Valentine’s Day drink specials; everything was regularly priced. Not cool. [Foodista] Dumbo: A relatively budget kitchenware shop called Leader Trading Company has opened at 160 Water Street. [Dumbo NYC] Flatiron: The Corpse Reviver at Hudson Valley–inspired Olana is a “smooth mix of Lillet, Tanqueray, Cointreau, simple syrup and fresh lemon juice in an absinthe-tempered glass.” [Bottomless Dish/Citysearch] Midtown West: The head chef of the Chapati Roll/Biriyani Cart at 46th near Sixth Avenue “has returned after two and a half months in Bangladesh” and has added a vegetarian Aloo Gobi roll, with curried potatoes and cauliflower, to the short menu. [Midtown Lunch] Tribeca: Dennis Foy now serves a $24.08 three-course prix fixe lunch on weekdays and a weekend brunch featuring macadamia-nut granola, orange- and almond-dipped French toast, and pancakes with dulce de leche gelato. [Grub Street] West Village: Next Wednesday is Dominican Independence Day, and Havana Alma De Cuba will have a native Dominican rolling complimentary cigars to go with your mojito. [Grub Street]
  42. Neighborhood Watch
    Bubbles in Your Vodka a Good Thing on the Upper East Side; House-MadeChinatown: A stellar Chinese dessert discovery: “[F]laky green pastries that resembled caterpillars” flavored with durian fruit “came to the table piping hot filled with a bright yellow pudding.” Find them at Chatham Square (6 Chatham Square). [Gothamist] Clinton Hill: The food at Restaurant New Orleans is good, but the entire operation seems completely haphazard. [Clinton Hill Blog] Cobble Hill: The Red Deli at 264 Clinton Street near Verandah Place opens this week with “house-made charcuterie along with grab-and-go items like fried chicken.” [TONY] Dumbo: The D Space offering an Indian buffet is actually called Marrakesh Express, and the food is worth a try. [Dumbo NYC] Nolita: This list of spots to drink up free or cheap wine includes Le Jardin Bistro, where on Monday and Tuesday nights $12 adds all-you-can drink Bordeaux to your dinner. [Bottomless Dish/Citysearch] Upper East Side: A new sparkling vodka called Camitz is for sale at Sherry-Lehmann, Astor Wines, and, in the near future, at Morrell’s, but you can try it in a cocktail at Park Avenue Winter among a few other restaurants around town. [Strong Buzz]
  43. Neighborhood Watch
    Rosé-Sparkler Tastings in Clinton Hill; Eat Cake, Not Dinner forChelsea: The former Daniele’s Piadina space on 22nd Street east of Sixth Avenue sat empty for two years, but it will reopen as a sandwich shop called Ashby’s on Monday. [Eat for Victory/VV] Clinton Hill: Gnarly Vines is hosting a rosé-sparkler tasting tonight, tomorrow, and Wednesday evening from 6 to 9 p.m., and bottles of those sample selections are 10 percent off. [Clinton Hill Blog] Dumbo: The ‘D’ Space Restaurant at Jay and Front streets serves Indian buffet, but will it raise the bar on local delivery options? [Dumbo NYC] Flatiron: Shaffer City Oyster Bar & Grill will close February 23 and reopen in March as Flatiron Joe’s with cheaper American fare and a jukebox. [Zagat] Fort Greene: In her list of last-minute Valentine’s Day options, Danyelle Freeman recommends Cake Man Raven if you want to “just forget dinner and grab a few whopping slices of the decadent red velvet cake that made this bakery famous.” [Restaurant Girl] Soho: In honor of this romantic week, it’s only right that bananas (and resulting desserts around town) are celebrated for being “not only insanely phallic but also brimming with potassium and B vitamins, which are necessary for keeping your sex drive going.” But you don’t have to tell your date that after deciding to share Blue Ribbon Brasserie’s top-rated banana split. [Gridskipper] West Village: Pig’s-feet and collagen temple Hakata TonTon has been closed by the Department of Health. [Eater]
  44. Neighborhood Watch
    Kellog’s Diner at Risk; the Definitive Banana BookCobble Hill: Trader Joe’s seems to think it’s opening a store on Court Street, even if a bunch of local bloggers don’t. [McBrooklyn] Dumbo: Finally, the map to area eateries we’ve all been waiting for. [Gridskipper] East Village: Want to read a book about bananas? Dan Keoppel reads tonight at KGB from Banana: The Fate of the Fruit That Changed the World. Fort Greene: Neighbors are looking for a friendly bar to watch Super Tuesday results. [General Greene] Gowanus: Vandals have opened up the Whole Foods site on 3rd Street again. [Gowanus Lounge] Jackson Heights: Sweet tooths rejoice over Cannelle Pâtisserie on 31st Avenue. [Chow] Park Slope: Komboocha, a fermented tea, hits the co-op, but not everyone is psyched about it: “It’s expensive, tastes like crap, and claims to cure everything. Thus, it appeals to the rich and those addicted to Park Slopish consumer culture.” [Daily Slope] Williamsburg: According to renderings, Kellog’s Diner will be wrapped up by a heinous new condo at Metropolitan and Union. [Curbed]
  45. Neighborhood Watch
    Don’t Be an Ass, You’ll Be Made to Wait; Park Slope Gets Its BeerClinton Hill: John’s Donut Shop & Restaurant looks like an unassuming diner, but a recent visit revealed an actual wait. Do people know something we don’t know? [Clinton Hill Blog] Dumbo: Water Street Restaurant is promoting $3 Draft Beers and a 2-for-1 Cheeseburger Special on Sunday. [Dumbo NYC] Flatiron: If you get to Hill Country at 8 p.m. on a Saturday and come 9 p.m. you’re still waiting for a table, you’ve now struck “Shot o’clock,” according to GM John Shaw, “gratis shots for all at the bar.” [Eater] Little Italy: This is proof that the city’s nightlife is still hot: “Degenerates of nyc in full swing at gold bar. 19 yr old Brazilians having makeshift photo shoots as the party floods into the D.J. booth to play with the new mac computers.” Only Bangkok could be hotter than that! [Down by the Hipster] Park Slope: Beer Table, whose SLA woes were chronicled by the Times this week, will open Saturday. [Eat for Victory/VV] Tribeca: A bit of diner rudeness has been spotted around town lately — stool-swiping, line-cutting, table-hogging — but there’s a bit of consolation (and warning to offenders): Nobu co-owner Richie Notar revealed “they get secretly punished with extra-long waits.” [Mouthing Off/Food & Wine]
  46. Neighborhood Watch
    Holiday High Tea Returns to Midtown East; Avenue B New Dining HotbedDumbo: An Eva Solo Oil/Vinegar Bottle, from Tivoli Home on 111 Front Street, made this list of gifts available in the neighborhood. [Dumbo NYC] East Village: Avenue B “has developed a thriving restaurant scene” now that Back Forty has joined the ranks of classics 26 Seats and Max. Even if there were tumbleweeds at Cantina the other night. [NYT] Food critic David Rosengarten has named Il Buco his pick for restaurant of the year in his weekly e-zine called Tastings. They do have great gift-worthy chandeliers. [Grub Street] Midtown East: The Four Seasons is serving high tea with a view of its lobby’s 24-foot Christmas tree from 3 to 5 p.m. daily until December 29. [Zagat] West Village: Little owl chef Joey Campanaro created this recipe for spinach gnocchi with pancetta beurre noisette and chanterelles. [Restaurant Girl]
  47. Neighborhood Watch
    Bar Blanc Is So Open; Good Chinese in Sunset Park? Try Crashing a WeddingDumbo: Admission to Taste of Spain at the Dumbo Arts Center from 6 to 9 p.m. tonight includes a wine tasting and tapas. [Dumbo NYC] Flatiron: Boqueria is throwing a “Cava fueled fiesta” for New Year’s Eve. [Snack] Prospect-Lefferts-Gardens: The empty space on the corner of Flatbush and Beekman will become a Subway, and one blogger isn’t so upset: “At first we were disappointed that a big chain was coming in, but … some Subways even have full blown salads.” Nice! Just like McDonald’s. [Across the Park] Sunset Park: Sietsema may have had to crash a Chinese wedding to figure this out, but dim-sum go-to Pacificana is also good for dinner. [Eat for Victory/VV] West Village: Bar Blanc seems to be in soft-open mode. [Eater]
  48. Neighborhood Watch
    Live Poultry Not Live for Long in Woodside; Champagne at ParadouDumbo: The Japanese publication Mapple released a guide to the nabe and recommends Jacques Torres Chocolate, Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory, and Grimaldi’s as top picks. [Dumbo NYC] East Village: You don’t need to hunt down any Danish to track Frank Bruni; he’s a huge fan of Death & Co (and hopes the bar’s not really in trouble). [Diner’s Journal/NYT] Meatpacking District: A $25 Champagne tasting at Paradou next Tuesday also comes with snacks. [Paradou NYC] Midtown: A rare bottle of scotch fetched $54,000 at Christie’s liquor auction last night. The Rob Roys we made with it were great. [Food and Wine] Woodside: For a truly hands-on holiday meal, you can head to Bismillah Live Poultry market in the warehouse quarter; choose your “turkey out of a flock of around 30, and off it went in a shopping cart to be slaughtered, scalded in hot water, and plucked by the staff. Fifteen minutes later it emerged in a bag, warm to the touch, its fat tail sticking out.” [The Grinder/Chow]
  49. Neighborhood Watch
    Le Bernardin Pastry Chef a Fan of Mason; Tour East Village Dumpling Master’sAstoria: A new wine bar on 35th Avenue at 30th Street called Rest-au-Rant features about 30 wines and beers — from Germany, New Zealand, Hawaii, Belgium, and France. [Joey in Astoria] Dumbo: Waterstreet Restaurant and Lounge hosts carolers and expects dancing till late tonight as part of a holiday shopping promotion throughout the nabe. [Dumbo NYC] East Village: A photo tour of the magical workshop of “Sun Le, the dumpling master who makes TKettle’s juicy little masterpieces.” [Eat for Victory/VV] Lower East Side: Le Bernardin pastry chef Michael Laiskonis just had a great meal at Tailor and has “always been a fan of Sam Mason’s food.” [Restaurant Girl] West Village: The Bowery Hotel’s Eric Goode and Sean McPherson are rumored to have closed a deal on another boutique hotel, at an unknown location. [Down by the Hipster]
  50. Neighborhood Watch
    Fresh-Killed Turkeys Coming to Union Square; Last Chance for Dumbo PiesAstoria: A new Venezuelan spot called the Arepas Cafe has opened at 33-07 36th Avenue. [Joey in Astoria] Boerum Hill: Canteen, a new deli-café aspiring to unite cappuccino with pastrami, opens today on Fourth Avenue and Bergen Street. [Brownstoner] Chelsea: The name Potluck may conjure “the image of weird recipes like lentils with nutmeg or noodles drenched in canned soup served up in a covered dish” for some, but this new eatery on West 26th Street between Seventh and Eighth is actually an Asian restaurant with Japanese and Thai influences. [Blog Chelsea] Dumbo: Today is the deadline for ordering pies from Jacques Torres’s Almondine and Bubby’s. [Dumbo NYC] East Village: Starting this Sunday, Una Pizza Napoletana will start serving pies at noon on weekends. [Slice] Union Square: DiPaola Turkey Farms will bring extra birds to the Greenmarket Wednesday, but if you don’t want to abandon Thanksgiving’s main course to chance, you may still be able to order a size in advance. [Eat for Victory/VV]
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