City Council Stands Up for Fast-Food Chains; Unlaid Eggs in VogueSome City Council members, apparently swayed — purely on principle! — by the plight of the big fast-food chains, oppose Mayor Bloomberg’s proposed law to make them post calorie information. [NYP]
The latest fad among Haute Barnyard types, like Dan Barber of Blue Hill? Unlaid eggs. [NYT]
Related: The Haute Barnyard Hall of Fame [Grub Street]
Bad news for cheesesteak lovers: The New York outpost of Tony Luke’s has severed its ties with its legendary Philadelphia headquarters and is now called Shorty’s. Also, Ollie’s Brasserie has closed, leaving the city with just one Chinese brasserie. [NYT]
Related: City’s Chinese Brasseries Double [Grub Street]
City’s Chinese Brasseries DoubleFact: Chinatown Brasserie, an out-and-out Chinese restaurant without, happily, even a hint of French fusion, opened in August and has done a fairly brisk business ever since.
Fact: Mainland, one of Chinatown Brasserie’s primary rivals in the high-end-Chinese sweepstakes, announced last week that they’re morphing into …Ollie’s Brasserie.