Paul Liebrandt Back in Play; Rat Chief Vows to Exterminate the Brutes

The citys rat-patrol chief vows that the rats will not win. [NYT]

In Vogue, Jeffrey Steingarten reveals that New Yorks top unemployed chef, Paul Liebrandt, is doing a restaurant with Drew Nieporent. Snack asserts its Montrachet. [Snack]

Amusing slam of Brunis Roberts Steakhouse review from conservative mainstay National Review. Need we say more? [National Review Online]

Theres a new chef at Tavern on the Green: Brian Young, formerly of Mainland. [Foodservice Blog/Nation's Restaurant News]

Wendys shows the city whos boss by yanking calorie info off the walls. [NYT]

Ten more KFCTaco Bells are closed, these voluntarily, as Yum Brands goes into damage-control mode for the second time in three months. [Nation's Restaurant News]