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