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Blt Restaurants

  1. Quote of the Day
    Rodelio Aglibot Explains The Cult of SPAMThe BLT corporate chef on the popularity of canned meat in Hawaii and The Philippines.
  2. Slideshow
    A Look at Go Burger’s Space and MenuThe name sounds pretty safe, but a burger stuffed between two grilled cheese sandwiches does not.
  3. Mediavore
    Roger Ebert, Food Writer; BLT Burger Sues Laurent TourondelPlus: Burger King could be for sale, and crustaceans in your drinking water, all in our morning news roundup.
  4. Chef Shuffle
    Behind the BLT Shake-UpDid Jimmy Haber look for chefs behind Laurent Tourondel’s back?
  5. Mediavore
    Beso Gets Its Own VH1 Show; Carly Simon’s Starbucks Suit DismissedTodd English and Eva Longoria’s restaurant is bound for the airwaves, while a singer fails to make her case that a coffee chain owed her.
  6. Truckin’
    Mobile Meat: Mia Dona’s Meatball Wagon and BLT’s Burger TruckThe meatball explosion has returned with a vengeance.
  7. Freebies
    Tax Breaks: Killing the Pain With April 15 FreebiesA list of tax-day specials around town, including free prosecco and chicken burgers.
  8. Chef Non-Shuffle
    Clarification: Rodelio Aglibot is Not Leaving SundaThe Food Buddha stays put, even as he signs a partnership with BLT Restaurant Group.
  9. Empire Building
    BLT Taps Rodelio Aglibot to Oversee Asian ConceptsAn Asian grill and gastropub is in the works.
  10. Back of the House
    BLT Partnership EndsBut the BLT name lives on!
  11. Openings
    Odds & Ends: Filter Reopens; BLT Comes AshorePlus: Bagel on Damen rocks everyone’s socks.
  12. What To Eat
    Bacon Without The PigGet lamb pancetta on your BLT at Cafe Spiaggia
  13. Bacon
    Eating BLTs With An Artistic EyeA call for entries to design a BLT-themed poster.
  14. What to Eat
    Doug Psaltis Aims for Fried-Chicken GreatnessHe’ll add honey-dipped fried chicken to the menu at Smith’s. Plus, other recent comfort-food options.
  15. Mediavore
    Salmonella Outbreak Over?; Scores Can’t Pay the RentPlus bacon’s popularity will never fade, Graydon Carter isn’t a fan of Craft, and more, in our morning news roundup.
  16. Neighborhood Watch
    Gyros Make It to Bay Ridge; Tater-Tot Crisis in WilliamsburgGyros in Bay Ridge, a tater-tot crisis in Williamsburg, and a bold assertion in the thin-mint-cookie department.
  17. NewsFeed
    BLT Out at Trump SohoWell, we guess there won’t be a BLT restaurant in Trump Soho after all. Such is the gist of a press release that just went out from BLT’s representative, Bullfrog & Baum, which includes this telling quote: “BLT Restaurants are recognized for a particular style of food and service which ended up not being what the Trump Organization was interested in,” says Jimmy Haber, managing partner of BLT Restaurant Group. Did Trump want something cheaper or more casual than what BLT was ready to do? Or does this perhaps have to do with the rumor we’ve been hearing about a hip, young downtown chef being looked at for the space? Perhaps there was more to the rumor than we thought. BLT Restaurant Group and Trump SoHo Hotel Condominium New York Amicably Part Ways [PDF] Earlier: Laurent Tourondel to Do All-New Trump Soho Restaurant
  18. Foodievents
    ‘Top Chef’ Parties at South Beach Wine and Food FestOur first night at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival made it pretty clear why this event is such a success. For one thing, it’s warm down here. And the two parties we attended were as carefree as hayrides. The full moon shone down on the Versace mansion, and we gained some useful knowledge. Such as…
  19. Mediavore
    Danny Meyer Might Fix Up Union Square Park; Welcome to ‘Mexhattan’Danny Meyer and the Union Square Partnership are planning to renovate the north end of Union Square Park, including a transformation of the decaying pavilion into a windowless restaurant space. [NYO] Mia Dona, Donatella Arpaia and Michael Psilakis’s newest baby, will start serving up rustic Italian with Greek influences in midtown next month. Marc Forgione, most recently the corporate chef for the BLT Restaurant Group, is planning an American restaurant for a spring opening. [NYT] Forget about bringing your junior gastronomes to the finest restaurant Disney World has to offer: Victoria & Albert’s has banned all kids under the age of 10. [NYP]
  20. At the Greenmarket
    Local Asparagus Finally Shows Up, With Sorrel in Tow Fiddleheads, peas, and strawberries shimmer, miragelike, in our near future — but don’t let them distract you from the bounty available right now. The market has never been greener.