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Eating & Drinking: Friday Edition

Eating & Drinking: Friday Edition Related Blogs Antiviral Art The Best Restaurant in New York Blackbag Defamer Disputations Documents Dodgeandburn Dog Domesticity Drugs Fine Vining Fortress America FrenchGawker Weird Internet Interviews Justice Morning After PhaseZero Politburo Rankings Gawker Review of Books Sausage Slowgawker Sony Hack One Man's Take The Cuck Themachines The Vane The West tktk True Stories Valleywag Eating & Drinking: Friday Edition 11 cityfile 03/20/09 03:30PM Filed to: Antonio Banderas Antonio Banderas Barack Obama Champagne Food jean-georges vongerichten michelle obama per se Restaurants Pichet Ong Cityfile • Michelle Obama started digging up part of the South Lawn of the White House today to plant a vegetable garden. In case you ever have to prepare a salad for the president, be advised that Barack is not down beets. [ NYT] • It's official: Per Se is introducing an à la carte menu on Wednesday. [ NYT] • Pichet Ong is closing P'ong and Batch in the West Village. [ Eater, GS] • Trends Frank Bruni has noticed: trotters, little fried birds, cheap wine. [ NYT] • One trend Grub Street has seen all over the place: bone marrow. [ GS] • A few tips on how to handle a really bad waiter. [ Bon Appétit] • The world's oldest bottle of champagne was opened this week. [ TimesUK] • The Journal has a peek inside JGV's weekend home in Westchester. [ WSJ] • Good news: Antonio Banderas is now producing wine. [ Decanter] Terms of Service Privacy Policy