Kyotofu South; Soup Nazi Not Feeling the Love Out of N.Y.

Kyotofu really is expanding downtown with a second outlet that should be completed by next summer. In the meantime, its delicate Japanese treats will also be available at a new midtown tea shop opening this month. [Mouthing Off/Food & Wine]

The Bleecker Street Magnolia Bakery has renewed its lease for another ten years. [Eater]

CJ continues to fantasize openly about cooking Padma breakfast. [Eater LA]
Related: ‘Top Chef’ Non-Winner CJ on the Broccolini Backstory, and Why Hung’s Food Is Soulless

The Insatiable Critic stops in at Waverly Inn and finds its power scene no less baffling now that it seems to be out of “previews.” [Insatiable Critic]

No franchises for you! The Soup Nazi is having trouble bringing his business model outside New York. [NYT]

Former Westies gang hangout the Market Diner is up for rent, and “possible tenants include high-end restaurateurs, a graphic design firm and a skate shop.” [NYT]

Former Top Chefer Josie Smith-Malave employed her reality-show training by filming the anti-gay Labor Day incident, but then the thugs stole her camera. Police have arrested them anyway. [NYP]

A list to the city’s best tacos puts Toloache at the top. NYDN]
Related: Toloache Experiments With Haute Tacos

Q&A; with Spigolo owners Scott and Heather Fratangelo, who would like to see the water-tastings trend washed away. [Restaurant Girl]

Kyotofu South; Soup Nazi Not Feeling the Love Out of N.Y.