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  1. Nostalgia
    The Tricky Business of Revamping a Historic Restaurant for a New Audience“If we hadn’t taken it over, that neon sign wouldn’t be hanging,” Mario Carbone says.
  2. Openings
    Opening Tomorrow: Carbone, the Torrisi Boys’ Old-School Italian RestaurantBringing shrimp carbonara and ‘Godfather’-esque tile floors to Greenwich Village.
  3. Openings
    The Torrisi Boys Open Carbone on FridayThere’s going to be so much food you won’t see your tablecloth.
  4. Rocco’s Modern Life
    Carbone Puts Up Neon in the West VillageThe familiar neon sign has been hijacked with a new name.
  5. Freebies
    Ice, Ice Baby: Rita’s and Rocco’s Give It Up For Free onThe ice merchants roll out a freebie to welcome warmer weather.
  6. NewsFeed
    The End of Borough Food and DrinkThe guys behind Almond and Almoncello aren’t afraid of the Rocco’s curse.
  7. Neighborhood Watch
    Merkato 55 Has a Notable Fan; Get a Look at Artichoke Pizza’s Crab-DipMimi Sheraton likes Merkato 55, and a self-proclaimed Danny Meyer veteran has opened a restaurant in Cobble Hill, in today’s neighborhood food news.
  8. NewsFeed
    Chodorow Redeemed? Spotted Dick Out, Zak Pelaccio InJeffrey Chodorow had done a lot of not-so-smart things lately, but planning a restaurant called the Spotted Dick was not one of them. The eatery, which will occupy the let’s-not-say-cursed space that formerly housed Rocco’s and Caviar & Banana, looks to be one of Chodorow’s coolest ventures: His company confirms that it will be a New York gastropub called Boroughs, helmed by none other than Zak Pelaccio. (And here we thought Jeffrey was done with name chefs.)