Grub Street: Looking for some gently used, super fancy chairs? The chairs from Bouley happen to be available for purchase on eBay. Although, for the price they’re asking, you could just buy a restaurant.
Eater: Buddy Valastro will be opening a new Cake Boss Cafe in New York City’s Port Authority Bus Terminal. New Yorkers will probably just prefer if Buddy stayed on the other side of the river.
Huffington Post: After receiving a terrible review on one of their sandwiches, a restaurant posted a sign outside inviting people to try “the worst meatball sandwich that one guy on Yelp ever had in his life”. And that’s how a restaurant turns a bad review into good press.
Daily Meal: The Escoffier School of Culinary Arts has created the first ever online culinary school. Because apparently, this was a thing that was needed.
New York Times: The gene in tomatoes that gives them their red color also takes away a lot of their flavor. Despite this, producers plan to stick with red tomatoes out of fear that people don’t want to eat anything green. Everyone’s mothers are shaking their heads in disappointment.
Business Insider: Doug Quinn, the well-respected bartender at P.J. Clarke’s, claims he was fired last night after attempting to get management to intervene with a disruptive customer. First the critics, now the bartenders. Nobody’s job in the culinary industry is safe!
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