The Government’s Secret Stash at JFKThanks to the shortsightedness and puritanical rigor of the Customs service, JFK is the final resting place for so many great foods that we should be eating — ibérico hams, homemade salumi, exotic Asian fruits, and who knows what else. We came across this shot: a tragic but highly appetizing image of doomed foods caught between two hungry lands.
Photographer Captures America’s Best-Kept Secrets [Wired]
Central Kitchen Down Until June in the West VillageChelsea: The big pink cupcake may have gotten all the press up until now, but how do the cupcakes taste? [Blog Chelsea] A man who claimed to be the nephew of Dolce & Gabbana was arrested at Bungalow 8 and not by the fashion police. [Eater]
Jamaica: Delta terminal 2 at JFK is getting a Balducci’s. [NewYorkology]
Southampton: Cain drops its plans for the Hamptons. [Down by the Hipster]
Upper West Side: P&G Corner Café getting harassed by its landlords; hence the no walls. [Lost City]
West Village: New York toasts Italy this weekend. Maremma and Otto are among restaurants serving special tasting menus by the chefs. [Bene Magazine] A tipster says its lights out for Central Kitchen, but a message machine says they’ll be open by June. [Grub Street]