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Is This the Best Kale Takedown of All Time?

Source: Grub Street NY

Yesterday, The New York Times Magazine let food columnist Tejal Rao write 800 words about “seeing kale with new eyes.” Her paean to lacinato (the “dinosaur” one) concludes with what’s presumably a very good recipe — a blended-kale pasta sauce from Joshua McFadden.

One of the column’s readers was …

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Mimi Sheraton’s Favorite Neighborhood Restaurant, Good, Is Closing

Source: Grub Street NY

Over a lifetime of professional eating, I’ve seen more than a few favorite restaurants shut their doors. But never has news of an imminent closing hit harder than that of Good, the delightful West Village standby around the corner from my house that has functioned, by virtue of …

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Saying Good-bye to The Four Seasons With Mimi Sheraton

Source: Grub Street NY

After 57 years in business, New York’s historic Four Seasons restaurant is closed. During its run, every single president — with the exception of Richard Nixon — dined there, along with a small army of famous regulars. Yet the person who contributed to the restaurant’s success more than anyone…More »

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Eaterwire: Momofuku’s Anniversary Specials; Perla’s New Burger

Source: Eater NY

momonoodlebar.jpgEAST VILLAGE — In Honor of Momofuku Noodle Bar‘s 10th anniversary, the restaurant will offer a “throwback menu” featuring some dishes from the archive August 18-24. Momofuku Milk Bar will also bake a special edition “lucky peaches ‘n’ cream” cookie for the occasion. A portion of the proceeds from the specials will go to Edible Schoolyard NYC. [EaterWire]

GREENWICH VILLAGE — Starting tonight, Perla will offer a $15 burger special from 5:30 to 7 p.m. daily. The restaurant’s secured a custom blend of beef from Pat LaFrieda that will be topped with taleggio, pancetta, escarole, and roasted tomato. ...

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PapayaGate 2014: Batali, Lam, Sheraton, and Others Remember Gray’s Papaya

Source: Eater NY

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[Gray’s Papaya in 2007. Photo: Yelp]

Following yesterday’s news about the closing of Gray’s Papaya on Sixth Avenue, Eater asked a handful of chefs and writers for remembrances. Here’s a look back:

Mario Batali, chef/restaurateur: When we were building Babbo, at the end of a long day at Po and then four to five hours on the Babbo construction site, at least twice a week I had a two dollar dinner around 3 a.m. celebrating the joyous snap of a pair of Papaya dogs with kraut and mustard.

Mimi Sheraton, former Times critic: Say ...

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Ask The Chefs: Chefs, Restaurateurs, and Writers on VIP Treatment

Source: Eater NY

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[Daniel by Krieger]

Last week, New York Times critic Pete Wells knocked Daniel down from four stars to three. In the piece, Wells explained that during the review process he had arranged for a colleague to dine at the restaurant at the same time. That plan, according to the critic, ended up revealing a discrepancy between the level of service given to Wells and the unidentified colleague — one that merited a demotion. “I knew my servers were trying to make my night one I’d recall with a smile,” Wells wrote. “And I wished everyone could be ...

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