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Bobby Flay’s Shark Is Here

From the Editor: Everything you missed in food news last week

Shark Clint Jenkins

This post originally appeared on March 30, 2019, in Amanda Kludt’s newsletter “From the Editor,” a roundup of the most vital news and stories in the food world each week. Read the archives and subscribe now.

So it’s not exactly Miranda Priestly’s theory of trickle-down cerulean, but I have to note it is funny to see the au courant blue banquette that was everywhere at the dawn of 2018 has made its way to Bobby Flay’s Vegas behemoth. Someone tell David Rockwell the new hot color is green.

Flay’s restaurant is called Shark and it opens on April Fools’ Day.

Opening of the Week: Yonder

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Wonderfully-named Eater Young Gun Maya Lovelace (‘16) finally opens her long-anticipated counter-service Southern restaurant Yonder today. She put herself on the map with a pop-up restaurant called Mae a few years ago and announced this more permanent follow-up back in 2017. She serves catfish, baked pimento macaroni and cheese, vegetable plates, and three styles of fried chicken. Also to-go buckets. Also, so cute.

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  • Caity Weaver describing how to get into the berth of a sleeper car in her feature on traversing the country via Amtrak was truly a highlight of my week. [NYTimes]
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  • You cannot make this shit up: “NASA has aborted its first all-female spacewalk outside the International Space Station because there are not enough spacesuits of the best size to fit both female astronauts, the agency said.” [WaPo]
  • JJ Goode argues that all short and simple recipes are basically crap. [Taste]
  • The progressive politics of Julia Child. [New Yorker]
  • The best ever wedding gifts via our colleagues at Curbed. [Curbed]
  • Our data reporter Vince analyzes all the instances in which women clutch their purses while near him over the course of a year. He explores what it means about implicit bias and racial profiling, and how women’s use of rudeness and paranoia as a defense mechanism can cause pain for others. [Code Review]
  • Get ready for Chrissy Teigen’s new cooking website. [@chrissyteigen]

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