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  1. Mediavore
    New Jersey Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Nudie Bar Ban; Frank Bruni Weighs inPlus: In NoLa, a Gossip Girl gets turned into a hungry girl; and vegans tackle butchering, all in our morning news roundup.
  2. Business Strategies
    Michelle Trachtenberg Wants an In-N-Out in NYC, PleaseStep 1: Put it by NYU. Step 2: Make bank.
  3. TV Land
    OMG, Gossip Girl at Delicatessen Right Now!The restaurant will be closed for the rest of the day.
  4. TV Land
    TV Parties Tonight: Colbert Report Shoots at Bar Coastal, Man v.Set crashers, get ready!
  5. Gossip Girl Dinner Dates for Penn Badgley and Blake Lively; VP DoesPlus: Michael Lohan just won’t go away (but do we really want him to?), and more, in our weekly roundup of celebrity dining.
  6. TV Land
    Padma Would Rather Be NakedPlus: Tom Colicchio gets a shout-out on ‘Gossip Girl.’
  7. Nightlife
    Drink Like a Gossip Girl at the Empire HotelA new menu features the “I’m Chuck Bass,” the “Jenny’s Tartlet,” and other cocktails inspired by the show.
  8. New Yorkers Dine in Chicago; Gordon Ramsay Gets ThriftyPlus: home cooking on the rise, and Urbanspoon challenges OpenTable, all in our morning news roundup.
  9. Marketing Gimmicks
    The Slumdog and Gossip Girl EffectsPark Avenue Winter’s ploy to ride the coattails (or skirttails, or whatever) of ‘Gossip Girl’ has totally paid off.
  10. Mediavore
    Kyle Bailey in at Allen & Delancey; Nobu Settles With WaitersPlus: more tax troubles for the Ciprianis, and hope for local honey, all in our morning news roundup.
  11. Mediavore
    Everybody Hates Delicatessen; Cooking-Themed Video Games Are on the RisePlus: a push for landmarking the Rainbow Room, and the pizza choices of ‘Gossip Girl’ characters, all in our morning news roundup.
  12. TV Land
    As Seen on TVFurther to its ‘Gossip Girl’ appearance, a history of the Brooklyn Inn’s troubled relationship with bloggers.
  13. Mediavore
    Pope’s Meals Under High Security; Kosher Margarine ShortageSecret Service agents are inspecting the Pope’s food and ‘Gossip Girl’ returns to New York restaurants in our daily food-news roundup.
  14. Mediavore
    Gilt Besieged by ‘Gossip Girl’ Wannabes; More of the Old EastThe bar at Gilt is besieged by “a parade of ripe Lolitas,” all clamoring for cocktails like their idols on Gossip Girl. Unhappily for the nymphets, and any well-heeled Humbert Humberts who happen to be hanging around, you have to be 21 to drink in the real-world version of the bar. [Insatiable Critic] Two of the last holdouts of the old East Village, Sophie’s and Mona’s, are both for sale. What will replace them? Trustafarian discos? Hookah bars? Collegiate-style ale houses? Somewhere Rockets Redglare is rolling in his grave. [NYP] To help allay the bitterness of exile, the New York Food Anywhere blog will show you where to find New York food in places that aren’t New York. It’s depressing, but it does make you appreciate the fact that you don’t need to use it. [New York Food Anywhere via Serious Eats]
  15. The Annotated Dish
    Gilt’s ‘Gossip Girl’ Grilled CheeseGilt’s ultra-luxe opulence, known previously mostly to gastronomes and jet-setting bons vivants, entered the national consciousness via Gossip Girl ’s slimiest character, the monstrous Chuck Bass, who lives in his father’s hotel, the New York Palace. Though never named, Gilt is frequently shown as a hangout for the show’s telegenic young plutocrats, and in the pilot episode Chuck ordered a truffled grilled cheese sandwich from Gilt chef Chris Lee. Of course, the sandwich was for the drunk and beautiful Serena van der Woodsen, who Chuck later tried to rape. The sandwich went from TV to reality, and it’s now a popular menu item at Gilt, for the low price of $50 a shot. As always, mouse over the different parts of the dish to hear it described in the chef’s own words.
  16. Mediavore
    Bobby Flay Enters the Burger Game; Serendipity 3 ReopensBobby Flay is entering the upscale-burger game with a chain of restaurants called Bobby’s Burger Palace. [GlobeSt.com via A Hamburger Today] Gossip Girl fanatics will be happy to know that Gilt has added Serena’s much-beloved grilled cheese with truffle oil to the bar menu. Only $50! [Zagat] Related: Is ‘Gossip Girl’ the Most Restauranty Show Since ‘Sex and the City’? The Times says the entrée is on its way out at restaurants all over the country, thanks to a loss of interest in “big, protein-laden main dishes.” [NYT]
  17. NewsFeed
    The Box Appears on ‘Gossip Girl,’ Officially Jumps the Shark We thought the Box lost its remaining counterculture cred when the Times, of all things, called it out on being pretty much any other club. Not so! The real point of no return came last night when it appeared, in the guise of club Victrola, on teenybopper drama du jour Gossip Girl. The place must’ve loosened its rules against interior photography, because the first scene has Chuck Bass (a son every bit as wayward as Simon Hammerstein) explaining why his father should support him by investing in the burlesque club: “No judgments. Pure escape. What happens at Victrola stays at Victrola” (until the Health Department shows up, anyway).
  18. NewsFeed
    Is ‘Gossip Girl’ the Most Restauranty Show Since ‘Sex and the When we spoke to Gilt waiter Chris Wilgos the other day, he had colorful things to say about his old-timer patrons, but the place played to the teens in last night’s premiere episode of Gossip Girl. In one clip, a prep student whose parents supposedly own the place hilariously bribes a cook to make his date her favorite dish: a grilled cheese sandwich with truffle oil. Watch as our hero Serena van der Woodsen downs a martini faster than you can say “extra dirty.” Really, Gilt? Really? Serving minors? Either way, between this, the dinner scene at Geisha, and (believe it) the sex scene at the Campbell Apartment, we’re confident this show will spark the most exclamations of “Hey! I’ve eaten there!” since Sex and the City. After the jump, the kids take over Gilt.