Platt On Bobo, Election Night Eats

New York's Adam Platt visits Bobo and Bloomingdale Road this week, and while he isn't thrilled with Bobo chef Patrick Connolly's portions (they're "barely large enough to feed a flea"), it still earns a two-star review. Bloomingdale Road isn't quite as lucky: It gets a zero-star review thanks to its "bizarro conception and spotty technique." [NYM]
A look inside Michael Huynh's new BarBao on West 82nd St. [Eater]
Brussels chain Rouge Tomate and Tom Valenti's West Branch are both slated to open this week, while the Plaza's Oak Room is expected to open its doors "early next month." [NYM]
New York is experiencing a "coffee renaissance," apparently. [NYT]
Tips on how to create the perfect menu for your election night bash. [RG]