Another Look at Bar Boulud

David Bouley is expanding his Tribeca empire with “an upscale Japanese-themed restaurant called Brushstrokes” which will take over the soon-to-be-former Delphi space. [NYS]

Gael Greene was on hand for last night’s first taste of Bar Boulud even though the opening has been pushed back a month or so. [Food Writer’s Diary/Nation's Restaurant News]
Related: Exclusive: Feast Your Eyes on Bar Boulud, Coming in November

The next Next Iron Chef challenge is “cooking gourmet airline food with all the constraints of airline galleys. Holy smokes. It’s the exact same challenge as Top Chef.” [Serious Eats]

White Horse Tavern, “where poet Dylan Thomas spent his last drinking night on Earth,” and the Waverly Inn, where a room spared in a 1977 blaze was credited toward its ghostly inhabitants, are just two historic spots on this list of the city’s haunted bars. [NYDN]

Zagat responds graciously to one blogger’s post that their list of historic places was out of whack; his complaint that simply old buildings were counted as historic restaurants had been addressed in the 2008 issue. [Lost City]

Junior’s Cheesecake will soon be sold in England under the prepackaged brand name Greencore. [NYP]

You can still get a taste of the Red Hook ball fields by visiting perennial baleadas vendor Suany Carcamo’s restaurant, Honduras Maya, in South Slope. [Eat for Victory/VV]