'Around the World in 80 Plates' Recap | The Story Behind GoogaMooga's Funniest Fake Menu

Thursday, 24 May 2012 by Irwan K Ch
THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2012

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Beef

Listen: Times Scribe Versus Gawker Writer on This Whole ‘Food Is the New Rock’ Debate

Let's go to the tape.

TV Land

Top Chef Masters Season Four Announced: Francis Lam, Missy Robbins, Dita Von Teese, and Vegas

Starting July 25.

Overnights

Around the World in 80 Plates Recap: David Rees on the Famous Squabbler Squid of Madrid

"Just like that, my opinion of Cheven drops another 10,000 feet. Now James Cameron can investigate it in his submarine."

Funnies

Fuds: The People, and the Story, Behind GoogaMooga’s Funniest Fake Menu

It started as a form of flirting.

Closings

Old Delhi Is Dunzo

The fast-food Indian joint once boasted Tamarind's Peter Beck as a consultant.

Video Feed

See a Magician Pour Beer From an iPad

The video is set to oompah music, naturally.

Closings

Eric Hara’s 9 Restaurant Is No More

We can't say we're surprised.

Beer Me

Adrian Grenier Wants You to Work for Your Beer

It tastes better if it's harder to open the can.

Hotties

This ‘Sexiest Vegetarian’ Guy Is Actually Pretty Articulate

We were sort of expecting a meathead.

Video Feed

Jim Gaffigan Has Lots of Thoughts on Subway

"I go there, and not just because it's fun watching a clinically depressed person throw together your sandwich."

Leftovers

Gold Coast Deli Closes; Brasserie Pushkin Begins Brunch

Plus: $2 tacos at Pampano, Hamptons Memorial Day happenings, and more of today's leftovers.

I Want One

Who Says Detroit’s in Trouble?

The motor city pioneers another vehicle: the hot-dog helicopter.

Coming Soon

Enormous Russian-Backed Restaurant to Open at 11 Times Square

Expect "eating areas serviced by traditional restaurant waitstaff" to "feature different ethnic cuisines" spread out over 25,000 square feet.

Closings

Prime Burger Owners Confirm the Midtown Institution Will Close This Weekend

Apparently classic Americana charm just won't cut it these days.

Foodievents

Beard-Winning Mississippi Chef John Currence Popping Up in NYC Next Month

The celebrated southern chef will be at City Grit in June.

Deals

Feeling Mirth-ful?

The latest contender in the restaurant-discount market could work, or it could generate a whole lot of spam.

 

 

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