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December 15th, 2011
Occupy Wall Street

  Well, we hate to say we told you so… Oh who we are kidding, we looove it. Told ya so. Told ya so! TOLD YA SO, MUTHERFUKKERS. We know, we know, PX This is accurate in its predictions so often, it’s hard to keep track. So let’s re-cap shall we?

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The Blabber… for the 99%

November 3rd, 2011
The Blabber in the Trenches - PX This

  The latest blabber within the industry has insiders recalling that a former employee who worked at Milk Street Cafe (the deli and catering shop who claimed their "booming" business was devastated by Occupy Wall St) since its inception, and who left prior to the protesters setting up camp, had noted upon resignation back in

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The Blabber in the Trenches

November 19th, 2010
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  The Blabber in the Trenches If the recent flurry of new restaurant openings (at a dizzying pace of approximately a half-dozen per week) hasn’t satiated your dining-out ennui yet— rest assured, there are a lot mooore coming. Longtime operatives from all over the industry continue to vie for spaces, investors, and the all-important SLA [...]

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GAWKER.COM

October 27th, 2010
Official Gawker Mascot, Julia Allison - gawker.com

Gawker engages in blatant breaches of journalistic integrity against author Abbe Diaz.

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The Curious Case of Gwendolyn Butler

October 13th, 2010
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The (NYC Food & Beverage Industry) Life & Times of Gwen Butler

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Truth is Blind

October 8th, 2010
Photograph by Shari Davis

  • Which vainglorious, injudicious, maladroit colleague has already been replaced but just doesn’t know it yet? Sigh. Lie down with dogs…   • Which restaurateur is in a quandary over a popular "concept" that was recently sold to somebody else? Damn those pesky majority shareholders, always getting in the way of personal profit.   [...]

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The Grasshopper Chronicles

October 5th, 2010
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Did Chef Jody Williams try to undermine her former boss by planting a grasshopper in a sandwich wrap?

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[ Jody Williams @ ] Morandi

September 30th, 2010
The Rebellious Grasshopper by Richard Thripp - thripp.com

PX This discusses the behind-the-scene circumstances of chef Jody Williams’s brief tenure at Keith McNally’s Morandi

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Fashion’s Night Out: BondSt

September 9th, 2010
BondSt /Fashion Night Out Black Carnival

BONDST restaurant joins designers and friends ROGAN, OAK, The Smile, Archetype Showroom & Hester Street Fair to be a part of the first annual Black Carnival

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“Mercer… Lobby… Screaming”

August 25th, 2010
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Abbe Diaz’s (abbreviated) account of being asked to leave the lobby of The Mercer Hotel in NYC, by Jean Georges Enterprises’ Director of Operations, Lois Freedman

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