The Locavore Movement Makes Chefs Travel; Red Hook Vendors Get Achievement Award
The locavore movement means that chefs must now regularly travel to farms in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania. [NY Times]
Two of the stars of HBO's Entourage -- Kevin Connolly and Kevin Dillon -- are among the investors backing a new Saratoga restaurant. [NY Post]
Jonathan Benno has enlisted his dad to help build fixtures for his forthcoming restaurant, Lincoln, just as he did for Per Se. [Diner's Journal]
Al Yeganeh, the man on whom the Seinfeld Soup Nazi character was based, did not show up for the reopening of his Midtown soup shop, the Original SoupMan. [Wall Street Journal]
The Red Hook food vendors received an "achievement award" from Small Business Services for fostering economic opportunity in the neighborhood. [Brooklyn Paper]
The number of restaurants in the United States fell by 1 percent this year -- or 5,204 units -- compared with the total number recorded in the spring of 2009. [Nation's Restaurant News]
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