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The Neptune Room

  1. For Sale
    Up for Grabs: Isabella’s, Forbidden City, Papaya King, and OthersWhat’s the three-level meatpacking club that’s up for sale?
  2. Celebrity Settings
    Our Weird Bill Murray Sighting Was Just the Tip of the IcebergApparently the guy is a “ghost” who spends his time “trawling for serendipity in the New York night.”
  3. User's Guide
    A Guide to Recognizing Your Restaurants: Smith’s v. The Smith Ever since Smith’s opened in Greenwich Village late last year and The Smith opened in the East Village soon thereafter, foodies have been a little confused. Both spots have achieved some popularity, which makes this a far more befuddling case than the one of B. Smith versus Smith’s in Hell’s Kitchen. To help you tell one from the other (we’re aware the above photos don’t do that), we’ve broken it down in a handy chart.
  4. Back of the House
    Eating Out With Tim Zagat; the Littlest FeinschmeckersWhat’s it like to eat dinner with Tim Zagat? Something akin to eating with royalty. [Slate] As Texas and New Haven fight it out for the title of who invented the hamburger, Grub Street’s editor weighs in. [LAT] How did eating and diet get so complicated? Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma, and one of the guys who helped make it so complicated, sorts it all out. [NYT]