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South Slope's Lucali Spin-off to Be Called Giuseppina's

[Photograph: eater.com] The blog Eater brings word via photographic evidence (above) that "Lucali II," the spin-off pizzeria from Mark Iacono's brother, Chris, will be called Giuseppina's. Wow. Doesn't quite roll off the tongue the way Lucali does, does it? Giuseppina's (aka Lucali II) 691 6th Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11215 (South Slope, at 20th Street; map)... More

Eater on the Co. Shitstorm

Anyone not following the insanity in the comments of this post on Slice would do well to check them out. Here's Eater's take on the "Co.ntroversy": It's a week old. A restaurant that opened over a year late after incredible build up on the blogs and the papers, with an owner and an investor who are much revered and well known in the food industry, was bound to be under siege upon opening. Wait it out, and eventually, the crowds will settle, the bad service staff will be culled, and the dough will be made in the right quantities. Hopefully.... More

Chicago Food Blogs to Read Now that Eater Chicago Is a No-Go

Eater Chicago isn't happening. Which makes us all a little sad—in some ways. All the news of openings and closings and comings and goings would have been well-handled by the Eater formula. An Eater site would have been a sort of recognition that Chicago had truly made it as a food city. Alas, it wasn't meant to be. So, aside from our own regular coverage of Chicago eats, we wanted to list some of our favorite Chicago food blogs. Hungry Magazine: Serious Eats contributor Mike Nagrant helms this bona fide food magazine. He and his contributors update daily with a new review, think piece, recipe, or food memoir, always accompanied by great photographyMenuPages Chicago: Edited by Helen Rosner, this aggressively... More

Eater as a Surrogate Twitter Device

Friday, the Eater blog acted as a surrogate Twitter device for food celebrities with their new Right This Second feature. Witness what Rocco Dispirito, Tony Bourdain, Joe Bastianich, Frank Bruni, Bobby Flay, and Danny Meyer were up to the very... More

Motorino's Oven

Motorino, that new joint in Williamsburg we mentioned yesterday. The Eater blog has a picture of its oven. There are some other pictures, too—looks like interior and menu shots. Says the Eater: "That buzz, however, led to some opening night snafus, as the restaurant began turning away customers at 8:30 p.m. last night and told already-seated customers they were out of dough and about half of the remaining menu items."... More

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