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  1. Sorry
    Susur Lee Closes ShangWhere was the NYC love?
  2. Empire Building
    Susur Lee in the HouseHow often does the chef show up at Shang?
  3. Financial Woes
    Susur Lee: New Yorkers Just ‘Don’t Understand’The Toronto chef thinks we’re not as adventurous as everyone thinks.
  4. Thought Pieces
    Do Restaurants and Hotels Increasingly Need Each Other to Survive?Plus, who’s in the kitchen at Soho’s latest boutique hotel?
  5. Celebrity Settings
    Jude Law Grateful for Sienna Miller, Scorsese Dines With StonePlus: Tobey Maguire, Lindsay Lohan, Anna Wintour, and more in our weekly roundup of bold-face dining.
  6. Neighborhood Watch
    Film Series at Café Grumpy Roastery; Half-Price Dim Sum and Sushi at ShangPlus: A very old-school Thanksgiving and more, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  7. Mediavore
    Americans Becoming Flexitarians; Stephen Tanner Takes Black Betty SpacePlus: restaurant chains find a new home in your supermarket, and the return of tableside service, all in our morning news roundup.
  8. The Other Critics
    Bruni Can’t Take Fishtail Seriously; Yankees Lose With Stadium FoodPlus: Gael Greene on Bouley’s excesses, Alan Richman’s ode to Celeste, and more in our weekly roundup of restaurant reviews.
  9. Recession Is Your Friend
    Cub Room Is Taking This Recession-Menu Thing a Bit FarBecause when you’re out to eat, do you really want to be reminded you’re not getting a bonus this year?
  10. The Other Critics
    Bruni Admires Buttermilk Channel; Critics Agree on Co.’s CrustPlus: Robert Sietsema on Flex Mussels, Gael Green goes to the new ‘inoteca, and more in our weekly roundup of restaurant reviews.
  11. The Other Critics
    Susur Lee Is Lacking at Shang; L’Artusi Draws Mixed ReactionsPlus: Robert Sietsema’s quest for the perfect pupusa, and more, in our weekly roundup of restaurant reviews.
  12. Recession Is Your Friend
    How Much Longer Will Sorella’s Prix Fixe Tyranny Last?One thing is to offer a prix fixe, another thing is to force it on diners.
  13. The Other Critics
    Oak Room Not Made for These Times; Shang UnderdeliversPlus: Gael Greene on La Fonda del Sol and Robert Sietsema on Salumeria Rosi, all in our weekly roundup of restaurant reviews.
  14. In the Magazine
    Platt Finds Enthusiasm at Shang; Mussels Return to NY MenusPlus: a new “Choking Victim” poster, chefs talk about the obesity tax, and more in this week’s magazine.
  15. The Other Critics
    Bruni Wants More From Cabrito; Cuozzo Defends At VermilionPlus: Gael Greene reconsiders Corton, Ryan Sutton could do without Macao Trading Co., and more in our weekly roundup of restaurant reviews.
  16. Openings
    Thompson LES’s Members-Only Rooftop Soft-OpensPlus, a ‘Starving Artists’ prix fixe at Shang.
  17. The Other Critics
    Bruni Worried for West Branch and BarBao; Rouge Tomate Better Than ExpectedAlso: Danyelle Freeman on the John Dory and Alan Richman on Shang in our weekly roundup of restaurant reviews.
  18. The Other Critics
    No Stars for Secession, But Oak Room Is RevivedPlus: Gael Greene on Shang and Alan Richman on Txikito, in our weekly roundup of restaurant reviews.
  19. Slideshow
    A Closer Look at Shang, Finally Open in the Thompson LESWe secure proper interiors as well as the closely guarded menu.
  20. Trends
    Marlow & Daughters [sic] Is a Total TrendsetterChefs who butcher — just one trend identified by ‘Food & Wine.’
  21. Openings
    Standard OpensBut it’ll be a while before you can eat and drink there.
  22. In the Magazine
    Char No. 4 Warms Platt; What Chefs Give As GiftsAlso in this week’s magazine: Susur Lee opens Shang; where to eat Sunday supper; and no stars for Secession.
  23. The New York Diet
    Susur Lee Explores New York’s Culinary Treasures With His Son“So I said, ‘Okay, let’s go to Balthazar.’”
  24. Slideshow
    ‘Gourmet’ Offers a Sneak Peek at ShangSusur Lee tells us he has just finalized the menu; we got a taste of it last night.
  25. Openings
    Shang Will Open Next MonthSusur Lee had hoped to launch his U.S. debut right about now, but it will have to wait a couple of weeks.
  26. Blame Canada
    Shang Is Poised for Mid-NovemberSusur Lee is still hammering out the menu at Shang.
  27. New York Food & Wine Festival
    Shang and Macao Trading Co. Make Debuts (Sort Of)We got our first tastes of the as-yet unopened restaurants last night.