Eleven Madison Park Debuts Coffee Cart; Chock Full o'Nuts Makes a Comeback
As part of a minor overhaul of the restaurant, Eleven Madison Park has launched a coffee cart manned by a dedicated barista that will offer diners tableside coffee service prepared on a siphon or Chemex set. [T Magazine]
The Seoul-based Bibigo chain, which hopes to become "the McDonald's of bibimbap," has opened its first of 200 U.S. restaurants in L.A., with plans to enter New York in 2011. [Nation's Restaurant News]
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has proposed new legislation that would force grocery stores to notify shoppers within 24 hours of specific food recalls or face fines of up to $50,000. [NY Daily News]
Chock Full o'Nuts coffee shops, popular in the 1950s and '60s, are making a comeback with a new location opening on 23rd Street, serving old and new menu items. [NY Times]
The Wegmans supermarket chain is replacing its reusable shopping bags after it was discovered that they contain eight times the amount of lead permitted by New York law. [Bloomberg]
A roundup of restaurants with great blackboard art includes Choptank, the Smile, Joe, and El Beit. [NY Post]
Subway, Pinkberry, and Burger King are among fast-food chains testing delivery-service concepts in select markets. [Nation's Restaurant News]
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