LaGuardia's New Restaurants; Peels' New Kettle
A look at the first new restaurants at LaGuardia includes Michael Lomonaco's Prime Tavern; Bisoux, from the team behind Balthazar; and Tagliare, by Dominick DeMarco Jr., son of Di Fara's pizzaiolo. [NY Post]
The Quail Hill Farm's annual benefit dinner took place in an orchard in Amagansett, New York, with 175 guests, including organic farmers, winemakers, artists, and Alec Baldwin. [Wall Street Journal]
A roundup of old-timey new openings includes the Lambs Club in Midtown, the Darby in the Meatpacking, the Highliner in Chelsea, and Fedora in Greenwich Village. [NY Post]
Peels is the first restaurant in the city to have the Über Boiler, a state-of-the-art kettle programmable to within 0.1˚C, with a built-in scale, and rapid recovery time. [NY Times]
Roger Ebert is now a food writer, despite no longer being able to eat (or talk) since cancer took his lower jaw. [NY Times]
According to the U.N., international food prices have risen to their highest level in two years, which is partly due to a wheat drought in Russia. [AP]
Hooters is debuting several new menu items to tie into its NFL Fantasy Football promotion, including the Speedway Sandwich and Nacho Ordinary Burger. [Nation's Restaurant News]
Starbucks is introducing new flavors to its popular Via instant coffee line: vanilla, mocha, caramel, and cinnamon spice. [Nation's Restaurant News]
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