Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Events for Crab Lovers | Guy Fieri Inspired 'Bridesmaids' Character


Daily New York Food News from &

We Got Crabs! Eddie Huang Does ’Em at LTO; Mermaid Inn Hosts a Crab Boil, Too

Eddie Huang is LTO's next pop-up chef, and he's doing a crab-inspired dinner. Fried gator, too!


At Amorino, You Can Sample 22 Flavors of Gelato in One Bite

The Greenwich Village gelateria opens next week.

Community Boards

No Bull: Matt Levine Gets Full CB Approval for Mason Dixon Space

The former Eldridge operator will be allowed to open till 4 a.m. on weekends.


Lingua Calls It Quits After Less Than Three Months

The East Village Italian restaurant was losing money, a manager said.

Role Models

Melissa McCarthy’s Bridesmaids Character Was Based on Guy Fieri

"I tried for a long time to get them to let me wear short, white, spiky hair."


Obama’s ‘Awkward’ Toast Doesn’t Seem All That Awkward

We've got the video!


Colicchio Gets Into the Beer-Garden Game

He'll open the Lot on Tap, located under the High Line, next month.

The Other Critics

Cheshes Enjoys Lyon Bouchon Moderne; Sietsema Praises Dean Street’s Comfort Food

Plus: Shockey reviews Bi Lokma, Greene impressed by the Dutch, and more, in our weekly roundup of restaurant reviews.


Chicken for Breakfast and Veggies in Ice Cream; Royals Serve Obamas $1,000 Wine

Plus: what to eat at Smorgasburg, and more, in our morning news roundup.

Neighborhood Watch

Calexico Closes in Park Slope; Highpoint Bistro & Bar Offers Bottomless Fried Chicken in Chelsea

Plus: EN Japanese Brasserie serves weekend brunch, and more, in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.


Rosarito Fish Shack Coming Soon to Williamsburg

The pescaderia and tequila bar is planned for June 15.


Sifton Tries to Out-Bulli Platt

"The other night I was teleported to Ferran Adria’s El Bulli with my exceedingly close friend, the actress Reese Witherspoon."

Ice Cream

Ice-Cream Insanity: Miss Softee Returns; Ample Hill and Coolhaus Open; Van Leeuwen and Big Gay Expand

Plus, an ice-cream parlor that cooked crack?

I ♥ Brachetto. The bubbly red wine—Brachetto d’Acqui docg—has cast a spell on NY. Enjoy it all May. L’Artusi, Dell’anima, Anfora. Happy times!


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