Michael Vignola has decided to trade Gravy’s fare for a new post at Strip House. No word who’s taking his old job at the Flatiron Southern restaurant.
Remember that time a few months back, when Mario Batali compared bankers to Nazis? (Because that always goes over so well?) Anyway, Bataligate might continue: The word is that he faces a class-action lawsuit accusing him of multiple labor violations and sexual harassment — including crotch grabbing!
Katie Rosenhouse, who once earned her bread as pastry chef Le Cirque and Bouley, has started a Kickstarter campaign to fund her new project — a petit fours bakery called Lovebites.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on December 29, 2011