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Far Rockaway

  1. Health Concerns
    Lawsuit: Woman Found Dog Tooth in Her Chinese FoodHow did an apparent canine tooth end up in a Rockaway woman’s fried rice?
  2. What to Eat
    Rockaway Taco: It’s Not Hard, Not Far to Reach (Unless You Get There Late)A locavore taco shack (and Italian-ice spot) in the Rockaways.
  3. Closings
    Summer Bummer: Rockaway Lobster House Loses the LobstersThe Rockaways’ outdoor institution will soon be a plain old bar and grill.
  4. Mediavore
    American Reclaims World Hot-Dog Record; Bruni Calls Out SietsemaAt a Nathan’s hot-dog-eating contest qualifier in Phoenix, American Joey Chestnut shatters the world record set by Takeru “the Tsunami” Kobayashi. [NYP] In a rare critic-on-critic showdown, Frank Bruni comes down hard on Il Brigante, whose pizza the Voice’s Robert Sietsema called “the city’s most perfect evocation of the true Naples style.” Hardly, Bruni says. “Nothing about this pizza argued strongly for a trip outside your own neighborhood.” [Diner’s Journal/NYT] Related: New Restaurant Not Just for Lonely Mountain People [Grub Street] A critical roundup of the city’s lobster rolls decrees Ed’s Lobster Bar “the world’s best.” [NYP] Related: Consider the Lobster Roll [NYM]