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A Certain Restaurant is Having a Soft Opening on Smith St.
Ahem. We are not officially reporting on anything, simply observing a few tweets we've received and a recently spotted sandwich board on the sidewalk outside a . Do with this information what you will. But the unofficial, off-the-record yet oft-repeated word on people's lips seems to be "awesome."
Marco Polo Closed for Renovations
The longstanding Court Street is getting a reboot and will be closed through September 17. Stay tuned for updates!
Momofuku Milk Bar Adds Pineapple Upside Down Cake to Wedding Repertoire
The cute and quirky minds at have introduced a new retro-inspired flavor to their wedding cake collection: Pineapple Upside Down Cake. "Their updated version of the old-school cake is soaked with buttermilk-cherry and layered with yellow cake crumbs, white wine, cardamom-poached pineapples and a special "PUD" frosting, which is made with poached pineapples and yellow cake mix," reports Brides.com. Just add a beehive and you're good to go.