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  1. closings
    Good-bye to the Best Trivia Night in New YorkA legendary quiz — and a way of life — disappears forever.
  2. Friday Follies
    Bar Rules: No Throwing Hummus or Calling the Owner ‘Teddy Ruxpin’A look at Pacific Standard’s hilarious membership-rewards program.
  3. Mediavore
    The State of America’s Sweet Tooth Is Strong; FDA Okays VegetableThe Chinese warm up to the Snickers bar, the taste of calcium, and more in our daily news roundup.
  4. Mediavore
    Ilan Hall to Open Tapas Truck in L.A.; Chefs Keep on BloggingTop Chef champ Ilan Hall’s rumored L.A project is now a restaurant truck that serves tapas and has a foldout bar. [MSNBC] Related: For Ilan Hall, a Taco Shack of One’s Own The president of Westland/Hallmark Meat Co., the California beef company responsible for the largest meat recall in American history, acknowledged yesterday the illegal slaughter of sick cows at his plant after a congressional panel forced him to watch the undercover video depicting the abuse. [WSJ] Chefs’ blogs keep getting better and better, and there are increasingly more and more of them. At what point are they all just going to leave the kitchen and become full-time bloggers? [LAT]
  5. Neighborhood Watch
    Tribecans Don’t Want Buster’s Garage Back; Drink and Win Big in Park SlopeChelsea: The Bright Food Shop space will become a Qdoba, part of a chain of Mexican restaurants. [Crazy Fingers via Blog Chelsea] Midtown West: In honor of Rockefeller Center’s 75th anniversary, the ice rink and the Rock Center Café are running a special that includes a two-course dinner and skate rental for $75. [Grub Street] Park Slope: Pacific Standard now offers a Frequent Drinker program, which awards points that can be traded for prizes like an All-Expenses-Paid Trip to Williamsburg including a subway ride and dinner at Fette Sau, a membership to BAM, or a Pacific Standard Tattoo. Yes, a real tattoo. [Gothamist] Tribeca: Residents are fighting the return of rowdy Texan haunt Buster’s Garage. [Fight Busters via Eater] Upper East Side: Steven Salsberg and Erminia owner Nikola Camaj are opening a “socially and environmentally” correct wine bar on Monday in the former DT UT space. [Restaurant Girl]