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  1. Mediavore
    California State Senate Dines on Taxpayer’s Backs; The Country’s Most ExpensiveThe upper house of the California Legislature ate up $111,316 in taxpayer funds while eating high on the hog.
  2. Mediavore
    Muslim Man Accuses Whole Foods of Discrimination; Burger King Comes Up With aPlus: Chain restaurants continue to emphasize the quality of ingredients; and botulism doesn’t care whether your canned goods are organic or not, all in our morning news roundup.
  3. Mediavore
    Burger King Courts Kids; Victoria’s Secret Models Train Like OlympiansPlus botulism doesn’t discriminate and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  4. Book Shelf
    Bourdain Spills Details on Next Book, Predicts ‘ApocalypticAnd mouths off about the economy!
  5. Closings
    Batch Lives to See a Few Extra DaysThe landlord has given Pichet Ong a little more time.
  6. Awards
    McNally, Colicchio, Chang, Nieporent and Others Nominated for 2009 Beard AwardsIn an ironic twist, Pichet Ong gets the nod days after his restaurant closes.
  7. The New York Diet
    Singer-Actress Anika Noni Rose Doesn’t Fear Ferocious Pies and When Connecticut native and Tony Award–winning singer-actress Anika Noni Rose — best known for playing Lorrell in Dreamgirls — visited New York as a child, her parents took her to restaurants like the Russian Tea Room and Sign of the Dove. “I had quail there for the first time,” she recalls of the latter, “and they had a bread pudding that was out of control.” Her education in food wasn’t lost on her— even this week as she rehearsed for a benefit at Carnegie Hall and put the finishing touches on her work in the upcoming miniseries The Starter Wife, the Inwood resident made time for phenomenal comfort food, ferocious lemon-meringue pie, and a certain doughy treat that she insists is “the best thing in the world.
  8. Neighborhood Watch
    Healthier Hot Dogs Coming Soon to TribecaAstoria: Freeze Peach at 22-00 29th Street has introduced tea-based ice creams including butterfly sencha and black currant to its repertoire. Plus, a man with a real French-sounding name has installed a new crêperie in the old Lil Bistro 33 space. [Joey in Astoria] Clinton Hill: Two new Italian restaurants slated to join the nabe, and one might have an outdoor space. [Clinton Hill Blog] Tough luck if you want to taste the source of those great bakery smells near Washington at Atlantic. The Hasidic bakers probably won’t let you in. [Clinton Hill Blog] Flatiron: Otto investor Jason Denton, after stepping away from Otto, will open an “Otto-like restaurant.” [Eater] Midtown West: A sly janitor at Penn Station will find a go-to solution if you spill your soda. [East Village Idiot] Park Slope: Kara Zuaro will be signing her rocker cookbook tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble; live music from Maplewood is also in-store. [Brooklyn Record] Times Square: The only view from Above restaurant at the Hilton is the back of a giant creepy hand. [NewYorkology] Tribeca: The New York City Hot Dog Company on Church Street at Chambers that promises healthier options and myriad toppings looks closer to an opening now that a big picture of a hot dog is in place. [Grub Street]
  9. Click and Save
    Phoood Returns to Guide Us Through the Dorito Wilderness Any number of bloggers can opine on the merits of Soto’s uni, or Morandi’s veal. But we only know of one who can consitently turn out cogent criticism of junk food. Yes, it’s a happy day on Grub Street, because Phoood, one of our all-time favorite blogs, is back up and running.