Trump’s Got A Jones For Tavern On The Green

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Donald Trump is itching to take over famed NYC eatery—nay—dining locale, Tavern On The Green. The tycoon says that since founder Warner LeRoy passed in 2001 and his daughter, Jennifer, took over, the place has been suffered. Ouch. Food, ambience, diners—who knows what’s disappointed him, The Donald wasn’t specific. But reps say that Tavern on [&hellip
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Sex, Rats and the City: A Nasty Combo

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Like poor Carrie Bradshaw, the popular “Sex and the City” coffee shop has been deemed rather unappealing … by health inspectors. The Coffee Shop in Union Square is the latest of 83 restaurants shuttered by the food police following the KFC-Taco Bell rat extravaganza. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene slapped [&hellip
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Rat Crackdown! The City’s New Intolerance Policy

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The New York Post reports that the number of city restaurants shut down since the KFC-Taco Bell debacle has tripled. From the Post: Health Department figures show 83 restaurants closed from Feb. 26 to March 9 – or about nine a day, excluding Sundays, when there are no inspections. Typically, the city shuts two or [&hellip
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Rat Shangri-La Inspector Is Grounded

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The inspector who passed the now infamous KFC-Taco Bell the day before it was discovered to house dozens of furry squatters was relieved of his duties today. And to add insult to, well, insult, the city’s health department will be double-checking some of his other inspections since he began last June. The fast food restaurant, [&hellip
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Starbucks Hops on the Trans Fat Free Wagon

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Starting tomorrow, you can gorge yourself on coffee cake and cinnamon buns and apple fritters without tossing your New Year’s resolution entirely out the window. Well, kinda. Starbucks will be eliminating trans fat from its New York City menus, which puts the corporation way ahead of most city eateries, which will have to do away [&hellip
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Cow Tipping

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Everything in New York costs more, from apartments to … milk. Yep, in 2007, New Yorkers will pay upwards of $3.14 per gallon of the white stuff, a 20-cent increase from the current price. Apparently, there are two reasons to account for this ghastly inflation: One, the weakened dollar has encouraged other countries to buy [&hellip
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