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  1. Grub Guides
    Summer Slices: Where to Find the Season’s Most Exciting PiesCan we interest you in some rhubarb-frangipane? How about strawberry-balsamic?
  2. Leftovers
    New Year’s Eve at Olivier Bistro; Hangover Menu at Nightingale 9Plus: Cochon 555 rolls back into town and more in today’s leftovers.
  3. Grub Guides
    15 New York Restaurants Serving Stellar Soft-Shell Crab SandwichesLafayette, Cull & Pistol, and Vinegar Hill House are all offering summer specials.
  4. Grub Guides
    Spring Luxury: 20 Spots Serving Outstanding Morel Mushroom DishesMarietta, Colonie, and ABC Cocina are all serving the wild, seasonal ‘shroom.
  5. The Grub Street Diet
    PDT’s Jim Meehan Drinks Cappuccinos All Day, Cocktails All Night“I guess I spend my days trying to drink juice and cleanse, and I spent my night going out and eating meat and drinking cocktails.”
  6. The Grub Street Diet
    Chef Zak Pelaccio Needs His Greens, Drinks Home-Distilled Absinthe“I had a glass of Cory’s home-distilled absinthe with ice and water. I was finishing Keith Richards’s book, and I needed something strong for that.”
  7. Slideshow
    First Look at Gabriel Stulman’s Fedora, Swinging Its Doors Open TonightThe former speakeasy that’s long been synonymous with Fedora Dorato gets a new owner, a new look, and a new menu.
  8. The Grub Street Diet
    Jenny Slate Throws Epic Engagement Parties, Starts Every Morning With Coffee in“Usually I’ll get, like, organic bacon because I feel like you should or it’s something my mom would tell me to do.”
  9. Temporary Closings
    Cake Man Raven Is Shuttered by the Health Department Once AgainPlus: Market Table and BLT Steak rack up even more demerits.
  10. 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.
  11. Empire Building
    Kenmare’s Joey Campanaro Coming to Queen VillageThe South Philly-born chef will take over Frederick’s on South Front St.
  12. Trends
    Stop Using ‘Market’ in Your Restaurant’s NameMercato, Marketa, Markt, Market Table, Mercadito. Make it stop.
  13. Trends
    Lamb Is Still Maybe, Sort of, Possibly the Next Big Thing?Plus, Arthur Sulzberger shows up at the Brooklyn Lamb Takedown.
  14. The New York Diet
    Kenmare Chef Joey Campanaro Breakfasts on Bacon-Pancake Burritos“I walked in there and just ordered every panini on the menu. I didn’t like the music they were playing … I was just like, ‘Let’s put Led Zeppelin on.’”
  15. Chef Imports
    Joey Campanaro Coming to CaliThe chef at New York’s Market Table and Little Owl is looking at a project in Santa Monica.
  16. Lawsuit
    Gabriel Stulman Sues Former Little Owl PartnersThe owner of Joseph Leonard claims he was unfairly cut out of a contract.
  17. Celebrity Settings
    Mischa Barton Likes Margaritas; Taylor Swift Tries OttoPlus: Joy Behar and Oliver Stone visit A Voce, and David Duchovny takes the kids to Dylan’s Candy Bar.
  18. Neighborhood Watch
    Market Table Adds Lobster Roll; Endless Buffet Returns to Midtown WestPlus revisit the nineties in Williamsburg, and more, in our daily neighborhood watch.
  19. Menu Changes
    Ed’s Lobster Bar Ignores Patriotic Duty, Ditches Banana Split (Plus:The lobster bar is now exclusively serving Italian specialties from Il Laboratorio. Plus, other menu changes around town.
  20. Rants
    Keep Your Stupid Granola!A foodie isn’t happy about Dovetail handing out parting gifts.
  21. Community Boards
    CB2 Smiles on Little Owl Owner’s New One, Frowns on Cafe Gitane’sPlus, more news from last night’s community-board showdown.
  22. Recipes
    In-house BrunchMarket Table’s French-toast recipe.
  23. The Other Critics
    Market Table Perfect for Winter; Corton Praise Piles OnOur weekly review roundup includes Allegretti, Irving Mill, Secession, and more.
  24. Don't You Know I'm Locavore?
    Greenmarket ValuesBlue Hill tops the ‘Observer’’s ‘Top Ten’ list of Greenmarket restaurants.
  25. NewsFeed
    Rachael Ray’s Burger-Bash Competitors RevealedA constellation of burger gods.
  26. NewsFeed
    Little Owl Team Denies Plans for New East Village RestaurantJoey Campanaro: “I wasn’t anywhere near a community-board meeting last night.”
  27. Mediavore
    Stulman Out at Little Owl; a New Knitting Factory?Plus: A hot new dining scene in Harlem, bargain bottle service in midtown, and more — all in our morning digest of news and gossip.
  28. Mediavore
    A Walkout at the Boathouse, a Williamsburg ‘Bromance’Plus why Frank Bruni tuned out of ‘Top Chef,’ Tony’s Danza’a meatball recipe, and more, in our morning digest of news and gossip.
  29. 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.
  30. Mediavore
    Chile’s Salmon Are Sick; the New York Alinea That Wasn’tA virus attacks Chile’s salmon population, Grant Achatz reveals why Alinea won’t be opening in New York, and the world’s finest cheese is announced in Wisconsin.
  31. The Other Critics
    Mas Revisited for Two Stars; Three Takes on Mia DonaMas love for Mas from Frank Bruni, differing views of Mia Dona, and a review of Commerce that will make you lose your appetite.
  32. Mediavore
    Chef Counters on the Rise; Chefs Put in Their Time on the LineAs chefs and cooks take on more roles of service, they cut out more costs and create a more intimate dining experience, especially at restaurants with counters overlooking the food preparation. [NYT] Related: Ringside Seats at the Chef’s Counter Apparently, restaurants’ hanging of red velvet curtains in colder months signals metaphors of birth and womblike spaces for diners. Ew. [NYO] Chefs like Akhtar Nawab of Elettaria and Josh Eden of Shorty’s.32 both spent years cooking on the line before being able to fly solo. [TONY]
  33. The Other Critics
    Ilili Makes An Enemy in Steve Cuozzo; Bruni Picks on GrayzThough the food sounded pretty good at Ilili, the place treated Steve Cuozzo so badly that the Cuozz was forced to pay them back with an atomic review — one that sounds richly deserved. [NYP] In one of his silliest reviews, Frank Bruni goes on for half the article complaining that restaurants don’t always fit in neat categories, then punishes Grayz for it with a blistering one-star review. Odd. [NYT] Bruni’s mini-review in Dining Briefs is much more logical and succinct: “That’s Belcourt: the predictable made surprising; comfort with a wink.” Meanwhile, on the undercard, Peter Meehan was mostly pleased with Graffiti, despite its minute size, and Marian Burros not so happy with Lucy of Gramercy. [NYT]
  34. The Other Critics
    Fiamma Earns Its Third Star; Love for Kenny ShopsinFiamma hits the three-star jackpot, tickling Frank Bruni in his sweet spot and earning itself the critical credibility Steve Hanson wanted when he hired Fabio Trabocchi. Bruni admits the place isn’t Italian, but he is in love with the ultrarich, ultracomposed food. [NYT] Market Table took over the space that was Shopsin’s, and this gave the Randall Lane the good idea of reviewing both restaurants at the same time. Market Table earns four stars (out of six, mind you) for its solid food and gracious service. Kenny, in his new digs at Essex Street Market, gets three for his still terrific food and his not-so-gracious service. [TONY] The Fiamma review should wash away any melancholy caused by Alan Richman’s lukewarm number on Primehouse, Fiamma’s sister. Richman likes the steaks pretty well and singles out crab cake for enthusiastic praise, but he casts a skeptical eye on pretty much everything else, from its resident bull-god to the Himalayan salt aging room. [Bloomberg]
  35. Mediavore
    Haunted Restaurants; Market Table’s Sneaky ReservationsA list of the most haunted New York destinations compiled by Internet librarians features a lot of restaurants, including Bridge Cafe whose six-foot-tall, female bouncer, Gallus Magg, used to bite ears off drunken customers back in the nineteenth century; and One if by Land, Two if by Sea, which boasts the spirit of former building owner Aaron Burr — not to mention his daughter, who nowadays “bothers ladies who lunch by pulling their earrings.” [NYP] Market Table is the latest restaurant to only accept strategic reservations, and it’s annoying when you see empty tables. [Bottomless Dish/Citysearch] The New York branches of Muji won’t have the cafés selling the delectable green-tea pastries you find at the Toyko flagship, but the new Amai Tea & Bake, at 171 Third Avenue, sells similar ones, along with viennoisserie and white-tea cookies. [Mouthing Off/Food & Wine]
  36. Mediavore
    Two ‘Iron Chef’ Contestants Eliminated; Michelin-Zagat Wars Rage OnAfter all the woman got canned from The Next Iron Chef, Aaron Sanchez was overheard warning Morou Ouattara, “Next they’ll be going after the brown people.” [Ruhlman] And last night Morou was one of two chefs booted. [Serious Eats] Related: Who Will Be Cut Next on ‘The Next Iron Chef’? One classic New York deli is fighting the good fight against history, the Zeitgeist, and its own storied past. 2nd Avenue Deli reopens next month with the same name and a new location on East 33rd Street near Lexington Avenue. [NYT] Now that his guides are competing with Zagat in New York, Michelin Guide director Jean-Luc Naret says he’s also eyeing Boston, Miami, Chicago, and Washington, D.C.[AP] Related: Michelin’s Madness Drives Ed Levine (and Us) Up a Wall
  37. The Other Critics
    Kudos to Park Avenue Autumn; Jeers to the Five GuysPark Avenue Autumn’s gimmicky concept might have turned Frank Bruni catty but for the fact that Craig Konketsu’s cooking is so flawlessly brilliant. The place got two stars, and the review reads like three. [NYT] Paul Adams must be a happy man today just for the headline he came up with for his positive review of the cheese-centric newcomer Casellula: “The Cheese Stands Alone.” It sounds like it does, too, with what might be the best macaroni and cheese going. [NYS] Peter Meehan puts the Five Guys, and their deliberately dried-out, overrated burger, in their place; Julia Moskin gives Market Table its first praise, a measured and thoughtful mini-review. [NYT]
  38. Mediavore
    Bouley’s New Japanese Restaurant Off the Chain; ‘Top Chef’ ProducerThe restaurant that David Bouley plans to open next year with Japan’s largest professional cooking school will be a multilevel space featuring a robata grill, a Japanese room with Western touches, and a kaiseki dining room serving Kyoto-style seasonal tasting menus. [NYT] Related: David Bouley to Open Restaurant With Japan’s Top Cooking School Scott Bryan has left Veritas, and not for 10 Downing Street, apparently. And, in underwhelming FloFab news, Daniel Boulud still hasn’t chosen a name for his master’s burger restaurant, and Lever House’s Deborah Snyder is the new pastry chef at Alto and L’Impero. [NYT] The executive producer of Top Chef answers questions about cheftestants who hook up and challenges that didn’t make the cut. [NYDN]
  39. Openings
    Market Table Already Bumpin’ Market Table has opened for both lunch and dinner with little fanfare, and what we hear today predicts future success. Chef-owner Joey Campanero tells us that he did two and a half turns at lunch today (roughly 100 customers). Plus, the retail counter is cha-chinging away. The biggest seller, Campanero says, is the burger. No surprise, given that it’s made from the same magic meat found in burgers at the Spotted Pig, Stand, Borough Food and Drink, City Hall, and even (though not exactly) the Shake Shack. Expect a tough table: the place is even smaller than the Little Owl, Campanero ’s perpetually packed West Village favorite. Related: Shop Like a Chef (Preferably in His Own Store)
  40. Neighborhood Watch
    Boerum Hill Gains Food Cred; Aureole ReopensAstoria: Spanking-new spot La Dolce Italia Bakery has, ironically, replaced the old Modern Italian Bakery. [Joey in Astoria] Boerum Hill: Five recent openings have contributed to the neighborhood’s growing food cred. [NYT] Union Square: The Greenmarket is selling teeny baby peaches that were too sweet and adorable to just get knocked-off their trees. [Mouthing Off/Food & Wine] Upper East Side: Aureole reopens this Friday and will treat each diner on Friday and Saturday night to a glass of house wine. [Eater] West Village: Joey Campanaro is hiring staff who will serve and sell Pat LaFrieda ground beef at Market Table. [Eat for Victory/VV] Day-O has been closed for months with no signs of progress on blamed “repairs.” [Blog Chelsea]
  41. NewsFeed
    Shake Shack Hamburger and Little Owl Pork Chops Can Soon Be Yours The famous ground-beef mixture from Pat LaFrieda has been the talk of burger circles the last few years — a dizzying time in which the Spotted Pig, Shake Shack, Stand, and half a dozen other contenders have taken the previously humble sandwich to the proverbial next level. The source of all that burger greatness, as Men’s Vogue recently wrote, is LaFrieda, the city’s top source for high-end wholesale meats. Scratch the wholesale part! Soon, and for the first time ever, the burger that launched a thousand blog posts will be available at the retail counter at Market Table, Joey Campanero and Mike Price’s new restaurant in the West Village.