Is Ago Cooked?

Rumor has it Robert De Niro's Ago in Tribeca will be shutting down to make way for a new project by Jean-Georges Vongerichten. [Eater]
John Dory hasn't opened yet, but the restaurant's reservation line has and it's booked through December 4th. [GS]
Eric Ripert's suggestions on where to find the best fish tacos in NYC. [GS]
Brother Jimmy's is being sued by a woman who says she was "engulfed in flames" after a bartender's stunt went wrong. [NYP]
New York waiters report customers have been tipping less since the recession began. [GS]