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  1. temporary closings
    The Restaurant Weathered Lockdown. Then Came the Fire.Now chef Sam Yoo is raising money to help pay staff and cover the costs of repairs.
  2. terrible news
    Fire Closes Beloved Cocktail Bar the Dead Rabbit ‘Until Further Notice’“Several of our kitchen staff members were on site and had the presence of mind to shut off the gas before exiting the premises,” the partners write.
  3. terrible news
    Franklin Barbecue, America’s Best Smokehouse, Has Closed After Catching FireNobody was hurt, but the owner says he isn’t sure when they’ll reopen.
  4. yikes
    One of the Halal Guys’ Midtown Carts Exploded This MorningThe propane tanks combusted, but thankfully nobody got hurt.
  5. temporary closings
    5-Alarm Fire Forces Acclaimed Queens Restaurant to Temporarily ShutterLake Pavilion, one of New York’s best Chinese restaurants, will undergo “major renovations.”
  6. fires
    A 3-Alarm Fire Broke Out at a Times Square Restaurant This MorningThere were 140 firefighters on the scene this morning.
  7. Fire Forces Caracas Arepa Bar to Close East Village Restaurant IndefinitelyAn owner says there’s no timetable for a return, but a nearby takeout annex remains open.
  8. The Chain Gang
    A Fire Broke Out at the TGI Fridays in Union SquareThe FDNY tweeted that the situation is “under control.”
  9. Dark Night of the Knish
    NYC’s Square-Knish Shortage Ends MondayGabila’s may turn out a quarter-million bad boys next week.
  10. Make a Knish
    Knish Shortage Has Stopgap SolutionMake your own.
  11. Coney Island Squares
    Factory Fire Threatens New York City’s Precious Square Knish SupplyJust hold on.
  12. Closings
    Lillie’s Q Destroyed in Fire Last Night [Updated]Popular BBQ spot destroyed in fire.
  13. Blazes
    2 Bros. Pizza and Little Tokyo Damaged in St. Marks Place FireAn apartment above the restaurants caught fire Saturday night.
  14. Blazes
    Van Towing Gyro Cart Catches Fire in FiDiSome unexpected flames for a Gyro King cart.
  15. Fires
    GaGa Kitchen Fire Causes $300,000 in DamagesMore than 20 people who lived above the restaurant are now homeless.
  16. Fires
    Chinatown’s GaGa Goes Up in FlamesA two-alarm blaze displaces residents, but nobody was hurt.
  17. Fires
    Chef Anthony Caturano Speaks Out About Prezza BlazeThe restaurant will reopen around Labor Day.
  18. Fires
    Is Olives Ready for Its Close-Up?Supposedly, Todd English’s restaurant gets a final inspection today.
  19. Mediavore
    TC’s Lounge Burned in Fire; Taco Trucks Are TastyPlus chocolate chip cookies and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  20. Fires
    Old-Time Pizza Place Gets BurnedA Brighton pizzeria and a kosher catering company are destroyed in a predawn fire.
  21. Encores
    El Pelon Taqueria Returns to the Fenway After Two FiresNow the heat’s in the burritos.
  22. Fires
    An Ill-Fated Hot SpotA Teele Square restaurant is destroyed in a major fire.
  23. Mediavore
    Small Breweries Resist New ABC Rule; Historic Groton Tavern Ravaged By FirePlus restaurateurs discover the power of music and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  24. Temporary Closings
    Clinton Hill’s Cochinita Taqueria Damaged by FireThe taqueria and its fixtures have been damaged severely.
  25. Mediavore
    Quincy Blaze Blamed on Poor Grilling Decision; Katy Perry Jumps on thePlus a Dillard’s hot dog debacle and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  26. Mediavore
    Health Inspectors Egged On by Peeved PA Secretary of Health; Russian Troops WerePlus: Food takes center stage at British pubs as beer sales drop and alcohol taxes increase; and Houlihan’s is closed after a kitchen fire, all in our morning news roundup.
  27. Reopenings
    La Morra Heats Up AgainThe fire-damaged Brookline spot rises from the ashes.
  28. Neighborhood Watch
    Speck’s Akiko Moorman Cooks For Japan; The Northeast Is About to Have aPlus: There’s a new brewery in the works down the shore; and UPenn students turned bubble tea tycoons find a home for their product, all in our roundup of neighborhood news.
  29. Closings
    So Long, Shadi’sA fire-felled hangout moves to North Andover.
  30. Mediavore
    Station Nightclub Survivors Push for Memorial; Protestors Gather for FarmPlus, White Castle’s the newest fast-food wedding hot-spot and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  31. Mediavore
    Fire Strikes Sally Starr’s Pizza Shop; Brace Yourself: Here Comes SavoryPlus: Local-food delivery appeases lazy locavores; and Chili’s opens in Russia, all in our morning news roundup.
  32. Temporary Closings
    Fire Scare Temporarily Shuts Down The DandelionDamage from the fire will keep the pub closed today, but it should reopen tonight.
  33. Mediavore
    PA House Leader Wants the State’s Liquor Stores Sold By May; UK Expert:Plus: World cocoa prices are going up; and as food prices continue to climb, discount grocers rapidly expand, all in our morning news roundup.
  34. Oeno-File
    Natural Wine Company Weathers a FireThankfully, no bottles of vino were harmed.
  35. Foodies With Benefits
    Local 44 Hosts Winter Clothing Drive For Fire VictimsLocal 44 hosts a clothing drive for displaced victims of last week’s devastating fire.
  36. Mediavore
    Possible Arsonist to Blame for Cape Cod Tavern Fire; Man and Child Attacked byPlus, tofutti tofu ice cream cones have been recalled, and much more all in our morning news round-up.
  37. Raging Fire Destroys Yarmouth Tavern; Food Waste Becomes Electric in OregonPlus, ancient soup remnants have been discovered in China’s Shaanxi province, and much more all in our morning news round-up.
  38. Neighborhood Watch
    Drama on Beacon Hill: Neighborhood Grocery Unwanted by NeighborsBeacon Hill wants to bag plans for a gourmet grocery expansion.
  39. Mediavore
    Shootout at Kraft Foods Facility Leaves Two Dead and One Injured; AmericansPlus Food Network Magazine’s offices might have a bedbug problem, and Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern inspires a new board game, all in our morning news roundup.
  40. Temporary Closings
    Fire Temporarily Shutters Kite & Key; 500º ReopensThe small fire spared Kite & Key, and 500º reopens after suffering damages to a fire there.
  41. Mediavore
    Burnt Toast Sets Tony Blair’s Abode Ablaze; Pink’s and Burger Kitchen RobbedRestaurants both new and old get burgled in L.A. while a former British P.M. has a kitchen blaze.
  42. Mediavore
    Paula Deen Mulls American Idol Role; Fatburger Coming to BeijingA television cook could be a television judge and California’s number-two burger chain goes East.
  43. Fire Damage
    The Bronx Is BurningA “very suspicious” fire broke out in a Bronx diner this morning.
  44. Reopenings
    Following 2008 Fire, Off Vine Tries to Rebuild Before 2010A Hollywood vet is trying to get back to its feet.
  45. Temporary Closings
    The Belmont Will Return in The New Year Following BlazeThe Belmont is closed until the New Year.
  46. Disaster Strikes
    Salame Plant Burns in South CityNobody hurt but Columbus Salame plant destroyed.
  47. Fire Damage
    Community Food & Juice Is Down After Kitchen FireMorningside Heights has temporarily lost an outdoor café.
  48. Disaster
    Not-So-Lovely DayThe Thai favorite is closed after a three-alarm fire.