Two Stars for Irving Mill, Pics of the New Momofuku

Adam Platt visits Irving Mill (left) and Inside Park at St. Bart's for New York this week. Chef Ryan Skeen's "meaty, calorie-rich repertoire" earns two stars for Irving Mill, but Platt is a little less enthusiastic about Inside Park, which gets a single star on account of the "eerie" atmosphere and despite his description of the food as "generally first-rate." [NYM]
Eater has pics of David Chang's new Momofuku Bakery/Milk Bar, which may open next week. [Eater]

Shauna Lyon takes on Allegretti in this week's New Yorker. But the "unnecessarily complicated" dishes lead her to conclude that the restaurant "might not be quite ready for star billing." [NYer]
Employees at the Palm Tribeca are working day and night to make sure the restaurant is ready for its debut on November 20th. [GS]
A look around the newly-opened Hog Pit on West 26th Street. [NY Barfly]
Chef Neil Ferguson is defending his decision to leave Allen & Delancey for Soho House, and says he made the jump because he's "all about cooking." [Eater]
A round-up of the top contenders to become executive chef in Barack Obama's White House. [NYDN]