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NYC's Cafe Edison Announces Closing Date; Adrià and Atheron Team Up

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Plus, MAD issues a reprint of its "Dispatches" essay series.

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NEW YORK CITY— Despite many attempts by fans and local government officials to save Midtown Manhattan's Cafe Edison, its owners confirmed today the iconic lunch counter will close for good this SundayEater NY reports "the restaurant will stay open until every last matzo ball is gone," and owner Jordan Strohl hopes to eventually reopen in a new space. [ENY]

LONDON— Ferran Adrià's seemingly never-ending farewell-to-elBulli tour will visit London next, during an event at the Michelin-starred City Social on January 20. Adrià and chef Jason Atherton will host the dinner, part of the tony How To Spend It series: Tickets start at a whopping £895, which includes a copy of the £425 elBulli 2005-2011 opus. [EaterWire]

FOOD MEDIA— The merrymakers behind annual chef's conference MAD Symposium have announced they'll reprint their MAD Dispatches essay collection, making it available for purchase on a new online retail shop. The booklet, which was previously distributed solely to MAD 2014 attendees, is now available for pre-order and will ship on February 1. [MADFeed]

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