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Sushi Samba has annouced that they will stop selling the endangered bluefin tuna at their restaurants. Customers can also sign petitions at the restaurant to protest illegal fishing of the tuna. Sushi Samba, 245 Park Ave. S., New York, NY 10003, 212-475-9377.
The James Beard Award finalists were announced, and among the New Yorkers are Marea and Locanda Verde for best new restaurant; Tom Colicchio for Outstanding Chef; and Babbo and Daniel for Outstanding Restaurant.
Colicchio and Sons has ditched their $78 prix-fixe menu---there were no a la carte options---after just three weeks. The reason? Hue and cry from customers, according to Chef Colicchio. CSPF, 85 Tenth Ave., New York, NY 10011, 212-400-6699.
John MacDonald, of Lure Fishbar, is planning to open a gastropub is the space last occupied by Centovini. His team is currently aiming for a June opening date. Lure II, 142 Mercer St., New York, NY 10012, 212-431-7676.
Grimaldi's the famed Brooklyn pizzeria, is coming to Manhattan. The pie spot will be located inside the recently renovated (former church) Limelight Marketplace in Chelsea. There will be indoor and outdoor seating and a 24-hour window.
The BLT empire has officially crumbled. Laurent Tourondel and his BLT partner Jimmy Haber have split as business associates. Haber will retain most of the existing restsaurants (BLT Fish, BLT Steak, BLT Prime, BLT Burger), but Tourondel will keep the BLT name. Look for Tourondel to open his own place soon.
Eighty One, The Excelsior Hotel, 45 W. 81st St., New York, NY 10024, 212-873-8181.
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