Eating & Drinking: Tuesday Edition

cityfile · 05/19/09 04:58PM

• Water Taxi Beach opens at the South Street Seaport this weekend. [GS]
Danny Meyer has decided against bidding on Tavern on the Green's lease. But Seth Greenberg and Dean Poll are still in the running. [NYP]
• Alan Richman's list of "the 25 best pizzas you'll ever eat" is online. [GQ]
• A drug racket that served up Ecstasy, Special K, and GHB to clubgoers at places like Pacha and Mansion has been broken up by the cops. [NYDN]
• A look around The Brooklyn Star, Joaquin Baca's new restaurant. [Eater]
• An amusing chat with Chris Santos, chef/owner of Stanton Social. [Decider]
• Be on alert: Starbucks biggest marketing campaign ever is underway. [NYT]

Eating & Drinking: Friday Edition

cityfile · 01/23/09 02:43PM

• Ties are no longer required at the '21' Club. [Eater]
• The team behind Mansion is filing for bankruptcy; promoter Joey Morrissey will be taking over the space and renaming it M2. [P6]
• Kurve has five days to pay $52,253 in back rent or it faces eviction. [Eater]
Martha Stewart says East 10th Street is the new Restaurant Row. [NYP]
• Payard pastry chef Chris Wise is moving to Philippe. [GS]
• Experts say 12,000-18,000 restaurants in the U.S. will close this year. [WSJ]