New Hope for the Moondance Diner

Well-heeled fans of the soon-to-be-closed Moondance Diner consider jacking the place up and moving it somewhere else. [NYT]
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Rachael Ray seizes control of her own E! True Hollywood Story. [Buffalo News]

The only difference between the Rao’s in New York and the Rao’s in Las Vegas: The latter has a terrace overlooking the Caesar’s Palace hotel pool. And you can actually eat at the Vegas location. [NYS]

City lawmakers ponder a ban on menu dumping. [NYP]

Gourmet magazine is producing a calendar, to benefit City Meals on Wheels, featuring the likes of Eric Ripert and Laurent Tourondel. [NYP]

Teens from across the city compete for cooking scholarships at the Institute of Culinary Education. Says one precocious youth, “When I was a kid my mom used to cook, but I got tired of spaghetti and meatballs so started cooking myself.” [NYDN]

New Hope for the Moondance Diner