Chefs celebrate Geoffrey Zakarian as City Harvest chair (The New York Post)
Zakarian takes over Eric Ripert’s title as the chef in charge of NYC’s largest anti-hunger organization. (They celebrated, of course, by throwing a huge party.)
Platt: The Latest M. Wells Venture Vies to Be the City’s Next Great Chophouse (New York Magazine)
Adam Platt adds a new steak place to the great pantheon of New York City steakhouses.
Midtown’s Famous Oyster Bar to Close After Service Tonight (The Daily Meal)
In other news, -1 for New York’s other great food, the oyster.
Britain’s 500 most influential (The Sunday Times, subscription required)
On the list was The Guardian’s thoroughly, completely anonymous (and secret Asian) critic Marina O’Loughlin, whose stunned response was: “OH GET ME! … *collapses in influential duck fat coma*”
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