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EaterWire: Picnick Opening, Brooklyn Burger Bar DOH'd

Excuse us if we knock off a bit early today. The Beach beckons, and we happen to have the South Fork's last known bottle of Wolffer Rosé on ice. But before we go...

2007_08_picknick.jpgBATTERY PARK CITY—Here's an important bit of Dish for those spending the Labor Day Weekend in the city: Room 4 Dessert's Will Goldfarb confirms that Monday will be the opening day for the kiosk Picnick. We're not much for food porn, but a visit to Picnick's website is guaranteed to whet your appetite. Might we be looking at Shake-Shack-level buzz? Even despite the fact they won't go after a liquor license until spring, it's a real possibility. [Official Site]

DAILY DOH—From Park Slope, TONY's food blog The Feed brings word that Brooklyn Burger Bar is sporting the big yellow slapdown. [The Feed]

BURGERWIRE—Following yesterday's reader observation that ground chuck from Shake Shack burger purveyor Pat LaFrieda is available on the Upper West Side, El Cutlets has a LaFrieda representative confirm that yes, they sell "commodity meat" to some stores already, but new West Village outpost Market Table will be the first to sell the good stuff. Happy grilling. [Cutlets]

Gramercy/Flatiron—A helpful tipster writes: "Mayrose, up on Broadway and 21st, is shutting its doors today at 4 pm for renovations. It'll reopen in October as a second outpost to Boerum Hill's Lunetta..." Funny, because we thought that Adam Shepard's plan was to open a Taku in Manhattan, not another Lunetta. Developing... [EaterWire Inbox]

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