Diners Rockin’ And Rollin’… And Rollin’

Written by Jill Colvin on . Posted in Eat & Drink, Posts

A couple of weeks ago, we told you about the famed Moondance Diner’s little shimmy all the way to Wyoming. Owners Vincent and Cheryl Pierce planned to load the entire restaurant—once slated for demolition—onto a semi-tractor-trailer and to haul it to LaBarge, WY, where it would become the town’s one and only eatery. Though the [&hellip
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Diner Moving To Wyoming, Literally

Written by Jill Colvin on . Posted in Eat & Drink, Posts

If you want to stop into the Moondance Diner for a late-night burger and shake, you’re going to have to travel awful far: Wyoming. Instead of being demolished, as was originally reported, the Soho diner with the iconic, revolving crescent-shaped sign is being transported—chrome walls, barrel-roof ceiling, stools and all—to the small town of La [&hellip
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Busboys Move Up The Food Chain In Top Chef’s Lawsuit Agreement

Written by Roberto Nascimento on . Posted in Eat & Drink, Posts

With the settlement of a racially centered lawsuit yesterday, clear skies are unfolding for immigrants working as busboys and runners in New York’s high-end dinning industry. The case, which accused celebrity chef Daniel Boulud (pictured) of discriminating against non-white workers at his famed Restaurant Daniel (but which also has potential to set an example for [&hellip
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Short But Sweet: Magnolia Briefly Closed

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Eat & Drink, Posts

Magnolia Bakery—the famed West Village cupcake corner known for its spot on “Sex and the City,” its heinously long lines and its obscene use of butter—was closed yesterday by the Health Department. Citing mouse droppings and fruit flies near the garbage, health officials are requiring new bakery-owner Steve Abrams to install a sink in the [&hellip
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Hot Dog King To Fight!

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Eat & Drink, Posts

Breathe a sigh of relief: the doubts over whether Takeru Kobayashi will compete against hot-shot Joey Chestnut, who out-ate him by 5¾ franks earlier this month, are unfounded, according to amNewYork. It seems Kobayashi arrived in New York yesterday, prepared to eat his way back up to champion of Nathan’s Famous hot dog-eating contest at [&hellip
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