Noah on Bottle Service, A Settlement for Jean-Georges

Nightlife impresario Noah Tepperberg (left) says bottle sales at Marquee have slipped 10 percent this quarter. [GS]
Jean-Georges Vongerichten is paying $1.75 million to settle a lawsuit brought by waiters over skimmed tips at his restaurants. [Reuters]
Todd English's Libertine opened inside Jason Pomeranc's Gild Hall hotel last night. [NYO]
The city's best restaurants are in Hell's Kitchen; the best bars are in the East Village. At least that's what Time Out says. [TONY]
Now that Dessert Studio has closed, Will Goldfarb is planning a move to Bali. [NRN via GS]
Armed robbers are targeting Starbucks locations. [NY1 via Eater]
JE Englebert, the owner of Suzie Wong and Prime, may sue the developers of the Gramercy Starck building on East 23rd Street because he doesn't like the small emanating from the McDonald's on the ground floor. [NYP]