The Libertine, Double Seven, and the Bucking Bronco
  • Inside The Libertine (left), Todd English's latest venture, which will open next week in Jason Pomeranc's Gild Hall hotel. [Eater]
  • Johnny Utah's, one of the very few venues with a mechanical bull on the premises, is now being sued by an injured patron. [NYDN]
  • Emeril Lagasse, who sold his company to Martha Stewart Omnimedia for $50 million in February, has signed a 10-book deal with HarperCollins. [Crain's]
  • David Rabin says construction on the new Double Seven will begin next month. [NYM]
  • Le Madeleine will be replaced by another French bistro. [NYO]
  • A look at some of the restaurants that have tried to clone themselves and have failed in the process. [Zagat]
  • Starbucks has a new line of healthier breakfasts, which won't reek like the chain's previous breakfast menu. [SeriousEats]
  • A map of all the restaurants around town opening this month. [Eater]