President Obama and former president Bill Clinton had lunch at Il Mulino in Greenwich Village yesterday afternoon. The two men were inside the restaurant for about an hour and a half. Clinton said they ate “fish, pasta, and salad.”
Two managers at Shanghai’s Coca-Cola bottling plant have been detained by police on suspicion of accepting bribes or kickbacks. The first was detained in a bribery investigation, and the second one is charged with embezzlement.
The movie adaptation of the popular children’s book Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs opens this Friday. Filmmakers Chris Miller and Phil Lord chose to explain the premise — meals that fall from the sky instead of rain — as a scientific experiment gone wrong.
Dan Coudreault, the head chef at McDonald’s, must come up with dishes that can be made by entry-level help, from ingredients available in industrial quantities year-round, and that will appeal to millions.
Where do the beautiful people eat during fashion week? At Aureole, which also happens to be on the same block as Conde Nast HQ; Bobo, which has Cynthia Rowley and Adam Lippes as neighbors; and Delicatessen, complete with its Model Lounge.