��� Amy Sacco's Bungalow 8 closed a couple of months ago, but now she says "the grand reopening of the new Bungalow 8" is planned for February. [NYM]
��� More on the rumored return of Beatrice Inn, if you're interested. [Gawker]
��� Le Pain Quotidien is expanding to Rockefeller Center and Central Park. [NYO]
��� Govind Armstrong has left Table 8, but the eatery is still open, FYI. [NYT]
��� Andre Balazs's Boom Boom Room will host a very special affair on New Year's Eve. For $250-750, guests will get to watch Courtney Love "perform." [Eater]
��� A Hamptons real estate broker has filed a lawsuit against Bobby Flay. [N'day]
��� If the 2007 Times article about what restaurateur Drew Nieporent does in his spare time at his New Jersey home didn't satisfy your obsession for all things Nieporent, here's pretty much the same info from yesterday's Times. [NYT]