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Rock Center Cafe

  1. Leftovers
    The Spotted Pig’s Limited-Time-Only Reservations; $1 Oysters at MonarchToday’s Leftovers.
  2. Opening Soon
    Seersucker Is Popping Up at Rock CenterFrom September 6 to 20.
  3. Chef Shuffle
    Jonathan Benno Will Leave Per Se for Lincoln Center ProjectThomas Keller’s right-hand man has been lured away by the Patina Group.
  4. User’s Guide
    How to Feed Your Children Near the Rock Center TreeThe lighting of the tree in Rockefeller Center, happening Wednesday at seven, is one of those traditions for tourists that we could never bring ourselves to despise. The tree rules. But if you take children with you to go see it, where are you going to eat? Here are three kid-friendly suggestions. You might want to make reservations now.
  5. Back of the House
    A Very Special Back of the House: Insider Horror Stories An online forum for wait staff called Kiss My Bitter Ass might not be the most reliable source of restaurant gossip. But this item, currently residing atop its bulletin board, is so horrifying that we had to pass it along. At midtown tourist trap Shelly’s New York, according to the anonymous poster, a friend of the corporate executive chef came in with a woman of ill repute on his arm. “In the first few minutes, we see the chef of our restaurant in the back waiter station cleaning a thermometer.” Where the thermometer had been isn’t a story for a food blog. But even scarier is the story’s aftermath: “Yes, that thermometer went back to the kitchen.”