A New Zagat Survey, Pizza Instead of Power Lunches

The 2009 Zagat guide to New York restaurants was released today. Momofuku Ko was named best newcomer, while Per Se led the pack in food and service. [Zagat]
Vice just released a New York restaurant guide, too. [Vice via Eater]
A list of bars where you can watch the debate. [NYM]
What are Wall Streeters doing now that they have no money? They're skipping power lunches and opting for pizza instead. [NYP]

Danyelle Freeman visits Bar Pitti and really enjoys her plate of pesto pasta. [NYDN]
A look inside the new Lebanese restaurant Naya Mezze & Grill, which opens for a media preview this evening. [Eater]
Bobo's new menu is "bold, messy, and fun." [Tasting Table]
Mi Cocina on Hudson and Jane streets has been shut down by the Department of Health. [Eater]
Just what you were looking for: cooking tips from TV hostess/celebrity wife Katie Lee Joel. [Delish]
Coolio (yes, Coolio) is publishing a cookbook. [Guardian]
The first-ever World Pizza Eating Championship is scheduled for Sunday in Times Square. [Slice]