Seinfeld Sued Over Cookbook; Goldman Employees to Eat Steak

Sneaky Chef author Missy Chase Lapine has sued Jerry Seinfeld for defamation after he called her a “wacko” in response to her allegations that his wife plagiarized her cookbook. [NYDN]

The beloved Moondance Diner, which survived a trek from New York to Wyoming, has partially collapsed under the weight of fresh snow. [Casper Star-Tribune via Eater]
Related: The Moondance Diner, Neglected in Wyoming, Now a Shell of Itself

Commerce, chef Harold Moore’s forthcoming restaurant, is slated to open in February, but still no word on the cuisine. [The Feed/TONY]
Related: Harold Moore of March to Take Over Grange Hall–Blue Mill Space

Even though the 2007 listmania gives us a headache, this look at Frank Bruni’s highs (“A duck-and-eel terrine in a chocolate consommé tastes like cat food splashed with Yoo-hoo”) and lows (“Fiamma is about as Italian as a poodle in a Prada scarf”) from the year is pretty brilliant. [Eater]

A fourth outpost of the Palm — “a 9,000-square-foot beefery” – will open in the luxury condo tower at 200 Chambers Street, just across from the future Goldman Sachs headquarters. [NYP]

The owner of the Cinema Café and three other restaurants is headed to jail for pocketing half a million dollars in restaurant taxes. [NYP]

The Tasting Room has stocked its freezer with pheasant for its new four-course pheasant tasting menu. [The Feed/TONY]

Recently shuttered restaurants Annie’s and Sapore both posted some tearful signage from the owners in their windows. [Eater]

Seinfeld Sued Over Cookbook; Goldman Employees to Eat Steak