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EaterWire: Sakae Closes, Franny's Market, Rhong Tiam's Gas Problems, and More

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    EaterWire: Sakae Closes, Franny's Market, Rhong Tiam's Gas Problems, and More

    NOHO— The crazy looking photos above are of the spread that was on display this afternoon at Chinatown Brasserie's preview and reception for the James Beard Foundation's upcoming Asian-themed gala Dumplings & Dynasties. [EaterWire]

    MIDTOWN EAST— Midtown Lunch reports that one of Manhattan's few conveyor belt sushi restaurants has closed. Sakae Sushi's midtown location has closed after just under a year: "I can’t say I’m entirely surprised…the prices were kind of high, the quality of the fish was not the best, and the place was never at capacity." [ML]

    GREENWICH VILLAGE— From the Eater NY twitter: " Gas issue at Rhong-Tiam - they're doing the same menu at Kurve tonight - odd." [Twitter]

    PROSPECT PARK— We know how well this worked for Borough Food & Drink, Market Table, and Smoke Joint. Per Grub Street: "Franny’s owners...plan to open a gourmet shop down the street called the Brooklyn Larder in March 2009. In addition to a full kitchen for Feinberg to prepare and package everything from sandwiches and lasagne to fried chicken for takeout or casual counter-noshing, the shop will stock the house-cured meats..." [GS]

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