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Hillary Dixler Canavan is Eater's restaurant editor and the author of the publication's debut book, Eater: 100 Essential Restaurant Recipes From the Authority on Where to Eat and Why It Matters (Abrams, September 2023). Her work focuses on dining trends and the people changing the industry — and scouting the next hot restaurant you need to try on Eater's annual Best New Restaurant list.

Gwynnett-St-Brooklyn-Drugs.jpgChef Owen Clark has unexpectedly left his post at Brooklyn's buzzy Gwynnett St. and tells Eater NY: "The association with international drug trafficking, federal informing, and recent financial troubles all made the restaurant unworkable for me." Owner Carl McCoy was recently arrested on drug charges for allegedly receiving packages of synthetic methylone at the restaurant (which he denies). The restaurant is now closed for a nine-day break. [Eater NY]