Pastis expands, Flynn McGarry, 100 restaurants, NFTs, Shiv Roy, and a playlist for a dinner party
Catch up on your reading this weekend with some of the things that caught my eye recently.
Keith McNally and Stephen Starr’s $6 Million Coffee Date
Ahead of Pastis opening in Miami, the two restaurateurs dish about their unlikely partnership and how it all began.
My Favorite Things
Flynn McGarry was just 19 years old when he opened Gem, an intimate restaurant on Manhattan’s Lower East Side known for its seasonal tasting menus
Pete Wells’ take on the best restaurants in New York City
I happen to have some I think he missed but will save that for another post.
What would Shiv Roy think of the Polo Bar?
Grub Street muses on where the characters from Succession would dine in New York City.
Whatever Happened to That Bougie Salesforce Park Restaurant Offering $300K NFT Memberships?
Is anyone surprised? And more NFT news:
Ben Leventhal's Blackbird quietly debuts (via Expedite on SubStack)
Now He Wants You to Take Restaurant NFTs Seriously (via EaterNY).
A List of Things I Miss
Kelly & Ping
Dean & DeLuca
Photo Trivia: 1983 album cover for Billy Joel, An Innocent Man
Miss those too!