Laurent Tourondel Migrates to Sag Harbor; Michael Psilakis Still Waffling on Williamsburg


Christopher Lee of Aureole and the creators of TLC’s American Chopper have joined forces to open Orange County Choppers Roadhouse, an 8,500-square-foot “restaurant, bar, microbrewery, gaming, hospitality, retail and entertainment experience” in Newburgh, New York. [Zagat Buzz]

Laurent Tourondel is taking over a space on Sag Harbor’s Main Street owned by Eddie Burke Jr., the lawyer who defended Lizzie Grubman after she drover her car into a crowd. [Grub Street]

Michael Psilakis has been approved for a liquor license in Williamsburg, but the chef says he still doesn’t know if he will even open a restaurant there. [Feast]

Dirt Candy chef-owner Amanda Cohen recently admitted to winning $1,800 on an episode of Cash Cab, but it was long before she opened her restaurant [@amateurgourmet via Eater]

The documentary on Danny Meyer, called The Restaurateur, reveals how he came to replace Kerry Heffernan with Daniel Humm at Eleven Madison Park. [Eater]