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  1. the grub street diet
    Heléne Yorke Believes Expiration Dates Are a Myth“I rolled the dice and toasted the rye.”
  2. controversies
    I Ate the $29 Ham-and-Cheese SandwichReddit was right to be suspicious.
  3. endorsements
    A Sharper, Snappier, Picklier Health SaladPoulet Sans Tête’s version goes heavy on the cucumbers and skips the sugar.
  4. Crime Scene
    A Man Accidentally Shot Himself While Buying Breakfast at Zabar’sThe poorly timed incident shut the café down for hours.
  5. Video Feed
    Zabar’s 84-Year-Old Lox Cutter Says He’s Still Trying for the“I know I haven’t achieved it yet,” he says.
  6. Shady Moves
    Zabar’s Faux-Lobster Salad Quickly Renamed ‘SeafareThe unfolding of Zabar’s lobster salad scandal continues.
  7. Neighborhood Watch
    Call for Monkey Bar Reservations; Test Your Food Trivia in Park SlopePlus: unethical labor practices at restaurants owned by the Chinese government, and another Miracle Grill closes.
  8. Openings
    Fro-Yo Wars: East Village Gets Another Self-serve StationPlus, what happened to Gama’s giant hallucinogenic pimp cup?
  9. Openings
    Trader Joe’s Invades the Land of Zabar’sThe California grocery store is planning to take on Citarella and Fairway on the Upper West Side.
  10. NewsFeed
    Buy Russ & Daughters’ and Zabar’s Fish at Wholesale PricesOn Fridays, Acme Smoked Fish lets you into its warehouse.
  11. Neighborhood Watch
    Tapas to Settle Into Chelsea and WilliamsburgWhen a Bouley alum will bring Portuguese meals to Chelsea, and where to find an American Kobe Tomahawk rib eye, in today’s neighborhood food news.
  12. NewsFeed
    Eli Zabar Sells Grocery for $10Eli Zabar is selling his store for $10, but there’s a silent partner in the deal: God.
  13. Back of the House
    Murray Klein, Zabar’s Co-owner, Dies at 84Murray Klein, who as much as anyone was the founder of the Zabar’s we know today (he created the mezzanine and expanded the store vastly beyond its original scale), died Wednesday night at the age of 84. He was one of the last of the old-time Jewish businessmen, one who would rather sell caviar at a loss than back down from a fight with Macy’s. His obituary is in the Times, but his monument is on Broadway and 80th Street. Former Co-Owner of Zabar’s, Murray Klein, Dies at 84 [NYT]
  14. Neighborhood Watch
    Reasons to Stay in Williamsburg; Green-Tea Cupcake in West VillageBattery Park: The Treats Truck will be on hand at CultureFest NYC on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. [Treats Truck] Clinton Hill: Two armed men robbed the White Castle at 531 Myrtle Avenue yesterday. [Clinton Hill Blog] Meatpacking District: Next Tuesday is Dirty Bingo night at Paradou. [Paradou NYC] Midtown West: The Royalton hotel has reopened after a brief renovation and has already started serving breakfast at Bar Forty Four. [NewYorkology] Upper West Side: Thankfully, the old-school Murray’s Sturgeon Shop holds a long-term lease because the neighborhood’s “soul currently hangs on the continued existence of a few shops, among them Zabar’s, Fairway, Citarella, H&H Bagels, Barney Greengrass, Gryphon Book Store and Murray’s.” [Lost City] West Village: The green-tea cupcake Josh DeChellis serves at BarFry is not only intensely and deliciously flavored, it’s also ” a study in green: the kind of snack a stay at home Incredible Hulk would send off to the school bus in dozens if his kid were having an in-class birthday party.” [Gothamist] Williamsburg: In an effort to dissuade those thinking of leaving Brooklyn for greener (cleaner) pastures out west and elsewhere, one blogger has compiled this list of some of the hood’s best dishes. [Cakehead]
  15. At the Market
    Chicken Soup for the House-Bound SoulRight now there are two kinds of New Yorkers: those with a cold, flu, cough, sniffle, ache, or fever, and those trying to ward off everyone else’s germs. Our advice: Stay close to home, and let the chicken soup and orange juice come to you.
  16. At the Market
    Ingredients to Help You Keep Those Resolutions With the cookies and cocktails of 2006 behind us, whole grains, beans, fruits, and vegetables finally get their due.