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  1. I Tried to Become a Waitress at Junior’sSpoiler: I spilled a lot and ate a lot of cheesecake.
  2. openings
    A Notable Parisian Chef Is Back With a Soho Bistro Serving a Rare French DessertChef Marie-Aude Rose, wife of Le Coucou’s Daniel Rose, is running the kitchen at Roman and Williams and Stephen Starr’s La Mercerie.
  3. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Cheesecake in New YorkCheesecake, of course, is shorthand for New York cheesecake.
  4. Deals
    Junior’s Will Sell 65-Cent Cheesecake TomorrowThe sale will celebrate the restaurant’s 65th birthday.
  5. Mad Swirled
    Junior’s Isn’t Going Anywhere“This is Junior’s identity, is this building. This is the one where I came on my first dates.”
  6. Mad Swirled
    50-Story Tower May Go Up on Junior’s Site in BrooklynOwner Alan Rosen vows to return, post-construction, no matter what happens.
  7. Raspberry Swirls
    Junior’s Cheesecake and the Enduring Appeal of Mediocre FoodIt turns out that something appealingly unexceptional can provide a great deal of pleasure.
  8. Planned Service Changes
    Junior’s Closing for Construction, Adding Brooklyn LocationNew construction will make its famous cheesecake mixed-up, swirled.
  9. Last Slice
    Baby Watson Cheesecake Building in Chelsea Will Make Way for HotelThings aren’t looking up for N.Y.-style-cheesecake lovers.
  10. Hide The Salami
    Carnegie Deli Owner’s Husband Was Unfaithful in Cheesecake, TooThere’s an impostor Carnegie Deli in Bangkok.
  11. Cheesecake
    Barack Obama Could Have Picked a Better Brooklyn Restaurant for This Photo OpThere really are much better places to eat, though.
  12. Restaurant Agenda
    Dessert Line Cecil & Merl Debuts With a New Take on CheesecakeThe three-pound loaf comes swaddled in a bunkerlike layer of graham-cracker crust with pumpkin or lemon-ricotta filling.
  13. Moving
    Queens-Made Junior’s Cheesecake Might Move to JerseyA new HQ for the world-famous dessert.
  14. Excuses to Run Shots of Models
    The Swimsuit Model Dessert SurveyBecause, when you’re in a room, surrounded by a bunch of supermodels, why not ask them what desserts they love?
  15. Empire Building
    Junior’s Headed to JapanHankyu department stores will stock the famous cheesecake.
  16. Deals
    Sweet Deal at Junior’sThe Brooklyn institution celebrates its 60th.
  17. Mediavore
    Issac Mizrahi Shills Sweets on QVC; The U.S. Wants Ronald McDonald to Step DownThe tide turns against McDonald’s mascot while a fashion icon turns his affections towards cheesecake.
  18. Marketing Gimmicks
    Cheap CheesecakeGet a half-priced slice at The Cheesecake Factory on July 30.
  19. In-Flight Eats
    Cheesecake, for a Price, on Delta FlightsJunior’s clears airport security.
  20. Mediavore
    Bloomberg Delivers Cheesecake; McDonald’s Takes on StarbucksHizzoner showed up to a political summit in Oklahoma with Junior’s cheesecake for all. [NYS] Jennifer LeRoy sees another 30 years of LeRoy ownership at Tavern on the Green, but she isn’t striking a deal with Donald Trump to keep the place. [Insatiable Critic] When world adventurer Anthony Bourdain found out that Food Network would be re-airing episodes of his series A Cook’s Tour, he was sitting by a pool in Hawaii. His reaction? “This was like being unexpectedly groped and publicly slipped the tongue by the ugliest girl at the prom.” [Anthony Bourdain’s Blog/Travel Channel]
  21. Mediavore
    Another Look at Bar BouludDavid Bouley is expanding his Tribeca empire with “an upscale Japanese-themed restaurant called Brushstrokes” which will take over the soon-to-be-former Delphi space. [NYS] Gael Greene was on hand for last night’s first taste of Bar Boulud even though the opening has been pushed back a month or so. [Food Writer’s Diary/Nation’s Restaurant News] Related: Exclusive: Feast Your Eyes on Bar Boulud, Coming in November The next Next Iron Chef challenge is “cooking gourmet airline food with all the constraints of airline galleys. Holy smokes. It’s the exact same challenge as Top Chef.” [Serious Eats]
  22. Mediavore
    Liebrandt’s Secretive, Non-Chinese Project; Former Cheftestant Victim of BiasPaul Liebrandt is still being cryptic about his new project saying little more than it won’t be Chinese. [TONY] Connecticut’s Foxwoods casino will soon serve New York’s favorite cheesecake: Junior’s will open its first outlet outside of the city in the resort’s new MGM Grand. [NYS] Former Top Chef contestant Josie Smith-Malave was one of the victims of an anti-gay attack outside of a Sea Cliff bar during Labor Day weekend. [NYP]