The Cutting Room Says Good-bye; the Moxie Spot's New Cover Charge

• On the Cutting Room's last night in business on Tuesday, customers polished off the bar's supply of liquor and Joan Rivers stole a dressing-room mirror. [NYP]

• If you want to take your little ones to Brooklyn Heights' kid-friendly the Moxie Spot, you'll have to pay a $2.50 cover just to get in. [Brooklyn Paper]

• Coffee-industry insiders warn that the price of beans could jump as much as 26 percent this year. [NYDN]

• Daniel Berkowitz, New York's former chief of school food, has left the position. Berkowitz helped increase the healthy options in cafeterias and tried to add more local produce to the district's lunches. [Diner's Journal/NYT]

• National grocery chain Supervalu will start flagging products that meet FDA standards for nutrition, making it the first major chain to take such a step. [WSJ]

• A much smaller Madoff scandal: Turns out Ruth Madoff didn't actually write the cookbook that bears her name, but instead used an uncredited ghostwriter. [NYT]

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