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The House

  1. The Other Critics
    Kauffman Says The House Is Just as Gloriously 90s-Fusion-y as EverThere’s even ‘tower food.’ Still!
  2. Openings
    First Look at Palo Cortado, Now Serving Tapas and Wine Cocktails in CarrollAlessandro Peluso of Bocca and Cacio e Pepe does the Spanish thing in Brooklyn.
  3. Openings
    Gramercy Park Residents Don’t Want Tapas in Their BackyardThe neighborhood’s famous NIMBYs fear a wine bar will become a late-night spot.
  4. Neighborhood Watch
    Winter’s Eve Market Returns to Lincoln Center; Joseph Leonard Launches PigPlus: Rockette cupcakes and Magnolia, and tequila tasting at Southern Hospitality, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  5. The Other Critics
    Everybody Loves Sfoglia; Meehan Loves All BBQBruni two-stars Sfoglia, the latest victory in a series for the Nantucket import, including nods from Adam Platt and Gael Greene in our Best of New York issue. The food is simple and rustic (frittatas, simple pastas), but it works for Bruni. Imagination can get you two stars, as the Ssäm Bar review showed last week, but so can execution, even if it isn’t very elaborate. [NYT] Peter Meehan surveys nearly all the area’s BBQ restaurants, finding a lot to like: the pulled pork at Pies-N-Thighs and the burnt ends at RUB, to name two. Still, no revelations here. [NYT] Sietsema hits up a Senegalese restaurant in Harlem: “Predictably, the dibi is awesome.” You said it, Bob! Has Sietsema ever met a foreign lamb dish he didn’t like? [VV]
  6. Back of the House
    The Travails of the Produce Biz; A Rebuke to Our Rachael Ray DefenseAn inside look at what restaurants’ produce suppliers go through and the razor’s edge their business turns on. [NYT] Nina Lalli believes that we were wrong to defend Rachael Ray, who, she says, just throws fatty food at the masses, with no care for their well-being. [VV] Joël Robuchon has confirmed that he’s going to open a restaurant in Chicago; now it looks like Alain Ducasse will be doing the same. If, as some speculate, Ducasse never reopens here, we may actually end up behind Chicago in something. [Chicago Sun-Times]