What to Eat at Rustic L.E.S. | First Look at Pig and Khao

Tuesday, 18 September 2012 by Irwan K Ch
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2012

Daily New York Food News from NYMag.com & MenuPages.com
Greetings

Let’s All Say Hi to Grub’s Newest Editor, Hugh Merwin

He's a former oyster-shucking champion.

Openings

What to Eat at Rustic L.E.S., Now Serving Lamb Burgers With Duck Bacon on the Lower East Side

Yassir Raouli from Bistro Truck opens a bistro.

Trouble Brewing

Beer and Loathing: Dos Equis ‘Most Interesting Man’ Hosting Obama Fund-raiser, Losing Fans

Meanwhile, POTUS will be enjoying Armand de Brignac Champagne with Jay-Z.

Openings

First Look at Pig and Khao, the New Asian Spot From Leah Cohen and the Fatty Crew

The Asian Hipster boom continues apace.

Crime Scenes

Florida Chef Commits Apparent Suicide in Restaurant Dining Room

There weren't any customers around, though.

The Feeding Tube

Yep, There Will Be Lots of Chef Cameos on Treme This Year

Eric Ripert and David Chang might just be regular cast members at this point.

Openings

Little Muenster’s Now in Dumbo

Bone-marrow butter in Dumbo.

Lawsuits

Same-Sex Couple Sues Restaurant Over Alleged Rehearsal-Dinner Discrimination

The owner of now-closed Amber Village allegedly turned the couple away because he feared the party would negatively impact the restaurant's feng shui.

Bookshelf

Jody Williams Is Writing a Buvette-ish Cookbook

Cool oeufs!

Temporary Closings

Al Sharpton Needs a New Breakfast Spot

The breakfast room at the Loews Regency Hotel will close for renovations next year.

Leftovers

One-Dollar Cocktails at the Tippler; Fatty Crab’s Seventh Anniversary

Plus: Anthony Bourdain's favorite bars, Thai restaurant week, and more.

Dinnertime Talk

Is the New Eleven Madison Park Too Verbose for Its Own Good?

Daniel Humm's "$195 blowout" New York menu.

Closings

Stephen Hanson’s Primehouse Has Closed

Now there's less competition for Hanson's other steakhouse brand, Strip House.

Openings

What to Eat at Dirty Bird To-Go Tribeca, Now Open

The chicken specialist expands to a second, larger location.

Giveaways

There’s Still Time to Win Two VIP Tickets to Harvest in the Square

But the clock is ticking in our Twitter contest.

Pizza Party

Skip the Line: Di Fara Has an All-You-Can-Eat Private Pizza Party Option

Here's how to avoid the line.

 

 

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