Double Seven to Reopen; New York Chefs Eye Beirut

• Double Seven owner David Rabin told Gail Simmons that he would soon reopen the club on Ganesvoort Street [Page Six/NYP]

• High-end chefs from Joel Robuchon to Jean-Georges Vongerichten are eyeing restaurants in Beirut. [NYT]

• It’s not illegal for a Brooklyn Heights Key Foods to change the “sell-by” date on food, so long as the food is still safe. [Brooklyn Paper]

• The city’s new crop of food entrepreneurs are young, Internet-savvy, and often found at the Greenpoint Food Market. [NYT]

• Restaurants across the country are running Sex and the City–themed promotions in hopes of drawing in fans of the movie. [NRN]

• Ex-pats are eating at upscale restaurants, not hard-to-find ethnic enclaves. [NYP]

• Restaurant realtor Steve Kamali will open a London office to help his clients, including Tom Colicchio and Marcus Sameulsson, expand abroad. [Eater NY]

• American craft brewers are experimenting with sour beers. [NYT]

• Ruth Reichl enjoyed Twitter while she was laid up with a broken foot: “When you’re stuck in bed, it’s great. You feel connected to the world.” [WWD]

• Gregory Malia, a defrocked Episcopal priest, is accused of throwing bottles of Cristal from the Greenhouse balcony. [Nightclub & Bar]

• A new McDonald’s ad in France targets gay customers. [NYDN]

Double Seven to Reopen; New York Chefs Eye Beirut