David Santos 'In' at Hotel Griffou; Eric Hara 'Out' at Sienna and Dekko Café
Eric Hara has been keeping busy helming the Oak Room at the Plaza's kitchen, as well as consulting at forthcoming Sienna and Dekko Café in Astoria. He's now dropped those last two gigs and taken on a couple new ones: Agua Dulce and 9, next door.
Mario Batali and Guy Fieri have been trading smack talk as they gear up for this weekend's Asphalt Chef grill-off in Texas. Fieri: "Nice Crocs." Batali: "Nice T.G.I. Friday's ad."
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