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LaGuardia’s New Restaurants; Peels’ New Kettle

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A look at the first new restaurants at LaGuardia includes Michael Lomonaco’s Prime Tavern; Bisoux, from the team behind Balthazar; and Tagliare, by Dominick DeMarco Jr., son of Di Fara’s pizzaiolo.
[NY Post]

The Quail Hill Farm’s annual benefit dinner took place in an orchard in Amagansett, New York, with 175 guests, including organic farmers, winemakers, artists, and Alec Baldwin.
[Wall Street Journal]

A roundup of old-timey new openings includes the Lambs Club in Midtown, the Darby in the Meatpacking, the Highliner in Chelsea, and Fedora in Greenwich Village.
[NY Post]

Peels is the first restaurant in the city to have the Über Boiler, a state-of-the-art kettle programmable to within 0.1˚C, with a built-in scale, and rapid recovery time.
[NY Times]

Roger Ebert is now a food writer, despite no longer being able to eat (or talk) since cancer took his lower jaw.
[NY Times]

According to the U.N., international food prices have risen to their highest level in two years, which is partly due to a wheat drought in Russia.
[AP]

Hooters is debuting several new menu items to tie into its NFL Fantasy Football promotion, including the Speedway Sandwich and Nacho Ordinary Burger.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]

Starbucks is introducing new flavors to its popular Via instant coffee line: vanilla, mocha, caramel, and cinnamon spice.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]

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