This week in food blogs …
Eater asked, “Are New York’s dive bars really in danger?” Most signs point to yes.
Meanwhile, Grub Street got a glimpse of a Coney Island gone corporate: Is that Ruby’s replaced by Ruby Tuesday?
Feast listed its best coffee programs: Eleven Madison Park’s, Frankies 457’s, and Prime Meats’ among them.
Midtown Lunch lobbied hard for a branch of Xi’an Famous Foods in the neighborhood.
Serious Eats rounded up its best places to get pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving in the city, including Birdbath, Grandaisy, and Hill Country Chicken.
Atlantic Food posed the age-old question “Is it better to eat a pig than a dog?” (Short answer: well, yes.)
Diner’s Journal offered the latest update on Marcus Samuelsson’s Red Rooster: yep, still not open.
Salon Food penned an ode to Italy’s answer to bacon: guanciale.
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