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Lil Frankie's

  1. Quality Control
    The Chef Who Instagrams Honest Criticisms of His Own Restaurants“The arugula is being dressed too much and sloppily laid on the plate.”
  2. The Grub Street Diet
    Artists AndrewAndrew Take Their Meals Together, Consider Themselves ‘Lab“You’re going to have another meal in a couple hours or the next day anyway, so why not try something that might be revolting?”
  3. Empire Building
    Frank Empire Crosses HoustonFrank Prisinzano of Frank, Lil’ Frankie’s, and Supper looks to the Lower East Side.
  4. Empire Building
    East Village’s Frank and the Smith Plan New RestaurantsPlus, Crave reopens in midtown.
  5. Lawsuits
    Frank Accused of Witholding Pasta; Matsuri Also Hit With LawsuitA lawsuit alleges that the owner of Supper, Frank, and Lil’ Frankie’s wasn’t paying waiters a fair wage. Or any wage at all.
  6. Brocabulary
    More Douchebauchery?Daily Intel might be sick of the whole bro thing, but the guys at Lil’ Frankie’s sure aren’t.
  7. NewsFeed
    Vongerichten Veteran to Open Restaurant in Fort GreeneA Perry Street sous-chef is opening his own (unnamed) place in Brooklyn.
  8. The New York Diet
    Graffiti Goddess Claw Money Starts With a Bagel, Finishes with Champagne and Now that she’s retired from the graffiti game, Queens-born Claw Money (whose signature claw you’ve seen all over the city and on Ecko apparel) says she has “like, 10,000 jobs.” In addition to designing her own line and finishing her second book, Shady Lady (it’s about eyewear), she’s the fashion director for Swindle magazine, a coveted brand consultant, and the wardrobe supervisor for a top-secret VH1 pilot. So how does she get into work mode? “It’s not a good day,” she says, “unless you start it out with a bagel.” As she prepped for a party launching the sneakers she designed for Nike, she told us what the rest of her days entailed.
  9. The New York Diet
    Comedian David Cross Likes His Peanut Butter and Pretzels With a Glass of Wine When David Cross, whose comedic musings on the senselessness of electric kitchen knives are legendary, gave New York his advice on approaching a celebrity, he admitted, “I’ve always been (and always will be, until I need an operation) a big fan of the free beer.” This week we caught him shortly after a dalliance with the South Beach Diet, which meant (operation be damned) he was free to consume succulent pork fat, three helpings of ramen, what he says is one of the best three pots of chili you’ll ever have, and more than a few pints of beer. Whether or not the latter was purchased for him by one of his fans is unclear.
  10. The New York Diet
    Albert Hammond Jr. of the Strokes Keeps It in the East Village Is Albert Hammond Jr. — the Strokes guitarist who’ll perform songs off his solo album, Yours to Keep, at Maxwell’s on Saturday — truly a creature of the East Village? When we talked to him, he was on his way to a rare business lunch at Second Avenue institution Frank. He clued us into some other neighborhood favorites when he recounted everything he ate during the past week.