New Tavern on the Green Operator Named; Get Your GMO-Free Foods Now


The Non-GMO Project is an industry group that has started a campaign to test products that claim to be free of biotech ingredients. Those that test successfully will get to sport a label saying they are GMO-free.
[NY Times]

Some 512 restaurants have closed this past year, including Upper West Side mainstay Cafe des Artistes, Upper East Side brasserie La Goulue, and Greenwich Village newcomer Elettaria.
[NY Daily News]

The new Tavern on the Green operator has been announced: Dean J. Poll, who runs the Central Park Boathouse, will take over the lease Dec. 31 from the LeRoy family, which ran Tavern for 20 years.
[NY Times]

Sheila Lukins, owner of the Silver Palate food shop and an author of four Silver Palate cookbooks, died on Sunday at age 66 at her home in Manhattan.
[NY Times]

The Post rounds up the city’s best haute fried chicken and hot dogs, including the Fatty dog, the Chicago-style chili cheese dog at Gus and Gabriel, and (groan) the Korean-style and salted buttermilk chicken at Momofuku.
[NY Post]

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on August 31, 2009


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