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Booze News: BeltLine-adjacent restaurant Ladybird Grove & Mess…

Source: Eater Atlanta

Ladybird%20Grove%20and%20Mess%20Hall%20-%20EATL%20-%2001.jpgBeltLine-adjacent restaurant Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall has received its alcohol license, and will begin serving beer, wine, and liquor tonight. Owner Michael Lennox says the full bar program will begin next week once orders from distributors come through. [EaterWire]

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Brunchwire: In obvious findings of the day,…

Source: Eater NY

l (7).jpgIn obvious findings of the day, a new study declares that New Yorkers are obsessed with brunch — and tweeting it. Brunch is the most popular food topic on Twitter in NYC, with common hashtags include #BottomlessMimosas, #eggs, and #Sarabeths. Researchers took into account 83,670 food-related tweets in the city to come to this conclusion. [NYP]
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Rumormongering: When market masterminds UrbanSpace open their…

Source: Eater NY

43381869_67VmIWqBFFxIt7CcLvlntLr_siHvlZ5TFXDAVVjgyro.jpgWhen market masterminds UrbanSpace open their 10,000-square-foot food hall on the ground floor of the Helmsley Building, Manhattan may get its first brick and mortar Roberta’s. Nothing’s certain yet, but the Times reports that the space will house 25 permanent vendors, each with their own kitchen space, and maybe, just maybe, Roberta’s will be one of them. [NYT]
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Waffle House Wire: Waffle House has secured a lease…

Source: Eater Atlanta

wheater0919.jpgWaffle House has secured a lease to open in downtown Decatur. The all-day breakfast favorite will move into the old Sammiches and Stuff space beneath Eddie’s Attic on North McDonough. No word yet on a timeline for opening. [DMetro]

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The Chains: Diehard iPhone fans who waited outside…

Source: Eater NY

McD_AppleNY2.jpgDiehard iPhone fans who waited outside of Apple stores in New York and Chicago for hours were offered sustenance in the form of apple slices and pies from McDonald’s to keep them going through the night. It’s possible that the move was just a stunt but it may have something to do with the new Apple Pay, which allows iPhone users to pay at restaurants (including McDonald’s) from their phones. [EN]
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Oktoberfest: It’s time again for the massive…

Source: Eater Philly

brauhausoktober.jpgIt’s time again for the massive beer-soaked street festival that is Oktoberfest at Brauhaus Schmitz, now in its sixth year. Taking place this Saturday, September 20 from noon to 8 p.m., this year’s party will feature ten German beers on tap and a food spread involving “more than 2000 pounds of roast pork and sausage.” The festival is pay-as-you-go and takes place both inside Brauhaus and outside on South Street. [EaterWire]

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Week in Reviews: In lieu of a single review…

Source: Eater NY

del posto.jpgIn lieu of a single review this week, Steve Cuozzo ranks seven different vegetarian tasting menus. Del Posto and Cafe Boulud both earn the full four stars, the former for a meal that “flowed in symphonic-structured movements.” Acme unsurprisingly gets the lone goose egg, for dishes like “Inedibly tough cabbage leaves…glazed in fermented pear juice.” [NYP]

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Pop-Ups: What started as a Yuji Ramen…

Source: Eater NY

yuji-343535.jpgWhat started as a Yuji Ramen pop-up inside Williamsburg’s Okonomi is turning into an almost full scale ramenya. Starting in October, Yuji will expand its hours to include dinner service Mondays through Fridays, while Okonomi continues to serve only breakfast and lunch. [Zagat]
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Bees in the City: Apparently, Philadelphia has been referred to…

Source: Eater Philly

800px-Bee-apis.jpgApparently, Philadelphia has been referred to as “the cradle of American beekeeping” — who knew? Bee people probably knew. Here, Craig LaBan talks to professional bee person Don Shump, who owns Philadelphia Bee Co., about the ins and outs of urban beekeeping. [Inquirer] [Photo: Maciej A. Czyzewski/Wikimedia Commons]

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Shack Attack!: The Buckhead Atlanta mixed-use development officially…

Source: Eater Atlanta

shackeater0919.jpgThe Buckhead Atlanta mixed-use development officially opened for business Thursday morning. Perhaps the most anticipated opening for the development, Shake Shack, should come this Wednesday. [EaterWire]

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For Sale: A South Street Seaport building that…

Source: Eater NY

Antique-Bar.jpgA South Street Seaport building that houses one of the city’s oldest pubs, the Paris Cafe, is up for sale. The bar’s been in business since 1873, with a 51 week shutter to recover from Hurricane Sandy. But there are still another six or seven years left on the lease, so any potential changes shouldn’t come too rapidly. [Commercial Observer]
[Paris Cafe]

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Awards Season: Food & Wine readers are choosing…

Source: Eater DC

Food & Wine readers are choosing The People’s Best New Bars, and a few D.C. destinations are among the options. Votes can be cast for Dram & Grain, 2 Birds 1 Stone, The Partisan, Red Light and Southern Efficiency. TNT in Arlington is also a nominee in the Southeast region.

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Feastival 2014: Headed to Feastival tonight? If you’re…

Source: Eater Philly

feastival20131ryanne_74.jpgHeaded to Feastival tonight? If you’re the impatient type, Michael Klein has secured a copy of the menu, so you can see what you’ll be eating in a few hours. On the list are essentials like bitterballen from Noord and pig ear lettuce wraps from Alla Spina, as well as exciting previews of things to come, including pastrami bao from Bing Bing. [Philly.com][Photo: Ryanne Mangaser]

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Fall Tracking: As Joshua Smookler prepares to open…

Source: Eater NY

muramen.jpgAs Joshua Smookler prepares to open the permanent outpost of his hit ramen pop-up Mu Ramen, he chats with Joe DiStefano about the menu, and some of his inspirations. Besides several classic ramens, he’ll serve one special ramen every week, which could be flavored with anything from foie gras to yuzu. He also plans an okonomiyaki dish topped with foie maple syrup, and now hopes to open by mid to late October. [C+M]

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The Critics: Which food trucks are worth your…

Source: Eater DC

Which food trucks are worth your time? Washingtonian rounds up what their critics consider the 25 best, including Pepe, BBQ Bus, The Randy Radish and more. Also…there’s a food truck called The Randy Radish? [Washingtonian]

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Coming Soon?: Atlanta could be getting a new…

Source: Eater Atlanta

cweater0918.pngAtlanta could be getting a new upscale music venue in the future. City Winery, which combines founder Michael Dorf’s lover of wine, food, and music, currently has locations in New York, Chicago, Napa Valley, and Nashville, and Dorf says Atlanta and Boston are the top candidates for further expansion. The concept: “It’s for people who want to have a luxurious concert experience, who want a sight line and want to sit,” said Dorf. [Nashville Business Journal]

City Winery New York. [Photo: Facebook]

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Expansions: Chad Robertson’s hit San Francisco bakery…

Source: Eater NY

image.jpgChad Robertson’s hit San Francisco bakery Tartine is already expanding to Tokyo, and down the line, Robertson hopes to bring it to other cities as well, including New York. But until he finds the right person to lead that effort, it’s still only a distant dream: “My wife’s from New York, and I’m there a lot, but I don’t have that New York person yet. It doesn’t work without that person.” Lately, he’s been seen tinkering with pizzas in the old Rosette pizza oven with Danny Bowien. [GS, Earlier]
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Boulud Wire: "I was kind of starstruck…It’s the…

Source: Eater DC

“I was kind of starstruck…It’s the same thing that happened when I met the lead singer of Tool years ago.” “I felt like a giddy school girl…I was like giggling in the corner taking a selfie with him.” Just a few things D.C. chefs were saying about meeting Daniel Boulud at the dinner he threw before opening DBGB Kitchen + Bar, according to Young & Hungry. [WCP]

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The Chains: Tin Lizzy’s Cantina is expanding its…

Source: Eater Atlanta

tleater0918.jpgTin Lizzy’s Cantina is expanding its reach Outside the Perimeter. The local “Flex-Mex” chain has signed leases to open new locations in Duluth and East Cobb. The former will launch in the old Loafing Leprechaun space on Sugarloaf Parkway, and the latter will move into Woodlawn Square on Johnson Ferry Road. [TNT]

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Fall Tracking: Empellón al Pastor is finally almost…

Source: Eater NY

Screen Shot 2014-09-18 at 8.55.52 AM.pngEmpellón al Pastor is finally almost here. Alex Stupak shares a photo of the entrance, which has now been fully stripped of Sushi Lounge’s yellow paint job, and outfitted with wood paneling and a fancy tiled step. The restaurant is slated to open next week soon. Update: A representative tells Eater that the opening date “is still TBD right now, but [it] will be opening very soon. [Instagram, Eaterwire]

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