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Florent Morellet

  1. Food Television
    Showtime Is Developing a ‘Dark Comedy’ About Legendary RestaurateurAlan Cumming has signed on to star as restaurateur Florent Morellet.
  2. Florent And the Machine
    Florent Morellet Resurfaces in Bushwick“I’m so sick of everyone in Manhattan complaining about the way things used to be,” he says.
  3. At the Movies
    Florent: Queen of the Meat Market Hits TheatersLogan Hill reviews the documentary on Florent Morellet.
  4. Personalities
    Florent Morellet: ‘I Don’t Really Like Restaurants Anymore’The Queen of the Meatpacking District doesn’t like noise and attitude.
  5. Foodievents
    Taste Bud Time Warp: Florent Takes You Back to 1985, Mess Hall to 1945Time to indulge some culinary nostalgia.
  6. At the Movies
    Florent Won’t Be Coming BackSpeaking about a new documentary, Florent Morellet lays hope to rest.
  7. Mediavore
    Florent Joins Community Board; Bravo Plans Top Chef GamePlus: Starbucks gets in on April Fools, and Oliver’s a ratings winner, all in our morning new roundup.
  8. Foodievents
    Two Food Festivals That Haven’t Been Rammed Down Your ThroatA walking tour with Ruth Reichl, another burger competition, and chefs galore.
  9. Reopenings
    Florent ReduxWill the beloved diner be reborn?
  10. Don't Call It a Comeback
    Florent May Get Back Into the Restaurant GameWe caught up with the restaurateur turned memoirist.
  11. NewsFeed
    Florent Takes a Bittersweet Tour of the MeatpackingThe former restaurateur talks trannies with Mo Rocca.
  12. NewsFeed
    Inside Florent’s Friends-and-Family FarewellFlorent ended its 23-year run early this morning with an intimate wrap party. ‘New York”s David Amsden was there.
  13. VideoFeed
    Florent’s Last SupperA video wake for the meatpacking-district landmark.
  14. Beef
    On the Matter of Florent: Joanne Lucas, What’s Your Deal?If Florent is to reopen as a Florent-type diner just two days later, we have to question the emotional roller coaster of the past few months.
  15. Mediavore
    Local Produce Not Always Carbon-Friendly; Scores East to File for Bankruptcy?Plus: Alain Ducasse ditches France, Florent Morellet keeps a secret about what will replace his diner, and more, in our morning news roundup.
  16. In the Magazine
    The Man Who Invented the Meatpacking DistrictFlorent Morellet was the heart and soul of the meatpacking district — when it had a heart and soul.
  17. In the Magazine
    Platt on Bar Milano; Learn to Pair Spanish WinesPlus: A bouquet of international openings, in this week’s issue.
  18. NewsFeed
    Frank Bruni Mourns Florent, and the End of an EraWhen Florent goes, the old Meatpacking district goes with him, and Frank Bruni tries to capture the spirit of both.
  19. Mediavore
    Florent’s Legacy; Robert Mondavi, R.I.P.Plus: Why Frank Bruni likes Florent, great Websites for finding recipes, and more in our morning roundup of news and gossip.
  20. NewsFeed
    Florent Will Close June 29, May Move to AirportThe meatpacking mainstay’s final days will be modeled after the stages of grief.
  21. NewsFeed
    Florent Will ‘Be Around for a Little While’ Florent Morellet shares good news with the Observer: He’s in fine shape, contrary to rumors we’ve heard that he’s quitting his meatpacking institution owing to poor health. The bad news? His lease is up on March 31, and his landlord is shopping the space for $70,000 a month — something he calls “a lot of boudin noir.” A court decision will apparently determine how long he gets to stay, but he hopes to celebrate another gay-pride event — so it seems like he has plans to stick around till at least June. Florent Morellet: Rents Too Ritzy for Shabby Block [NYO] Earlier: Meatpacking Mainstay Florent May Close in May