Meehan Talks ‘Times’; Benoit Opens

Who should Peter Meehans successor at the Times be, according to him? Somebody fucking hungry, thats for sure. [Eater]

Just like food prices, beer prices are expected to rise due to global warming. [NYP]

With lying chef Robert Irvine out of the way, Iron Chef Michael Symon will serve as the new star of the popular show Dinner: Impossible.
Related: Surprise, Surprise: Robert Irvine Gets the Boot From the Food Network

Alain Ducasses Benoit opened yesterday in the former La Cte Basque space, and though its not as expensive as Adour, its still a pricey bistro. [Zagat Buzz]

Dom DeMarco of Di Fara, the Saint of Avenue J, continues to be worshipped as a godlike figure. [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]