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  1. Closings
    Alto, Convivio Closed for GoodChris Cannon’s two upscale Italian restaurants are confirmed as permanently shuttered.
  2. Chef Shuffle
    Cannon Names Chefs at Alto and ConvivioLa Gazzetta’s and August’s losses are Chris Cannon’s gains.
  3. Chef Shuffle
    Michael White Snags Alto’s Gordon Finn in Split With Chris CannonThe divorce is finally confirmed. So who gets the kids?
  4. Chef Shuffle
    Chris Cannon Gets Pastry Chef Heather Bertinetti in the Michael White DivorceThe pastry chef at Morini and Marea is decamping for Alto and Convivio.
  5. Beef
    Nieporent Tells Michael White to Watch His BackThe Corton heavy accused White of poaching staff.
  6. Two for Eight
    Tables Available at Convivio; Locanda Verde and Maialino Fully BookedIt’s 4 p.m., and that means it’s time to play Two for Eight. Today: Notable Italian.
  7. Neighborhood Watch
    Chocolate Show Starts Tomorrow; Payard Debuts New MenuPlus: a bargain menu at Convivio, and free food for Kids at Kefi, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  8. In the Magazine
    Platt on Aldea and Apiary; Brooklyn’s New Gourmet ShopsAlso in this week’s magazine: a new seafood spot for Williamsburg, and a recipe for do-it-yourself fro-yo.
  9. Lists
    Déjà ChewThe latest list of “hot tables” seems awful familiar.
  10. Lists
    No Mo’ MomoPlus, Ko is conspicuously absent in ‘Travel & Leisure”s list of Top 50 new restaurants.
  11. Openings
    Michael White’s LatestA preview of the dishes he’ll serve at Marea.
  12. Ask a Waiter
    Convivio’s Jacqueline Raymond Likes Waiting on CriticsFrank Bruni ‘very easy to take care of; very little fuss.’
  13. Foodievents
    Charitable ChompingEat Thanksgiving dinner at Convivio and help Citymeals-on-Wheels.
  14. Bruni Kills Kurve, Secession Yields Mixed ResultsRestaurant Girl is game for Cipolla Rossa and Alan Richman is entertained at Charles, in our weekly review roundup.
  15. Old-Timers
    Reality CheckMichael White schools culinary-institute grads.
  16. Troubled Times
    Sour Economy Continues to Inspire Food JournalistsOne tries to bargain down the price of a slice, another suggests knockoff restaurants, and Flo Fab tells us, again, how restaurants are dealing with the these troubled times.
  17. Ladies Who Lunch
    Are There ‘Male’ and ‘Female’ Restaurants?Restaurants are paying less attention than ever to gender roles, while at the same time finding them harder to escape.
  18. Other Critics
    Bruni Joins Convivio Chorus; Drink Up at ApothékePlus two new French eateries, in our weekly roundup of restaurant reviews.
  19. Other Critics
    Frank Likes James; Becker Could Save Sheridan SquareWhat the other restaurant critics are writing this week.
  20. In The Magazine
    Platt Sees Mario Batali in Michael White; Todd English’s Libertine OpensThree stars for Convivio.
  21. The Other Critics
    Bruni Amused by Elizabeth; Convivio Continues to ImpressFun wine gadgets at Clo and a bit of Bangkok in Brooklyn, in our weekly roundup of restaurant criticism.
  22. The Other Critics
    More Mixed Reactions to Forge; Good Dessert at Parlor SteakhousePlus: Convivio continues to impress, and a Persian restaurant showdown in this week’s roundup of restaurant criticism.
  23. The Other Critics
    Two Stars for Perbacco’s ‘Prodigy’; A (Very) Mixed Review forPaul Adams at a sausage-fest, and restaurant girl on Convivio, in our weekly review roundup.
  24. NewsFeed
    Michael White Opens Yet Another Italian RestaurantAs long as you’re relaunching Convivio and creating Marea, why not start a new restaurant in New Jersey, too?
  25. In the Magazine
    The Farmer As Cult Hero; Four Stars for General GreeneHot salami, cold gelato, and reviews of Convivio and the General Greene are just part of this week’s issue.
  26. NewsFeed
    Michael White to Open Seafood Restaurant in Former San Domenico SpaceWhite and partner Chris Cannon can live with the rent that drove San Domenico downtown.
  27. NewsFeed
    First Look: ConvivioSouthern Italian, with a vengeance.
  28. NewsFeed
    L’Impero to Close, Reopen As ConvivioChef Michael White’s restaurant gets out of Scott Conant’s shadow.