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EaterWire: Nieporent in Left Field, LeNell Ponders a Bar, Sripraphai Expands, and More

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CITIFIELDCrain's reports that Drew Nieporent is getting in on the Citifields action. Danny Meyer already has a slew of restaurants planned for the new Mets' stadium and now the king of Tribeca wants in: "Mr. Nieporent's Myriad Restaurant Group is in negotiations with food-service provider Aramark to take over management of the Left Field Restaurant, says a source familiar with the plans.The full-service restaurant with giant plate-glass windows overlooking the diamond will be named Acela, after the high-speed Amtrak train." [Crain's]

WILLISTON PARK— Zagat shares the news that cult Thai favorite Sripraphai is opening a second branch at 280 Hillside Ave in Williston Park. [Zagat]

RED HOOK&38212; According to a profile in the NY Press, LeNell Smothers, owner of the soon to shutter favorite liquor shop LeNell's is not only going to open another shop, she's going to open a bar as well. [NYP via TFB]

PARK SLOPE— Park Slope's La Bagel Delight is moving down the block, posting the longest "We're Moving" sign we've ever seen (above). [Zagat]

UNNECESSARY AWARDS SHOWS— Bravo will hold their second annual A-List Awards in April. Nominations you may care about: A-LIST CHEF (Grant Achatz, David Chang, Todd English, Koren Grieveson, Gavin Kaysen) and A-LIST RESTAURANT (Anthos, Beso, Momofuku Ko, The Publican, Scarpetta, and Cochon). [EaterWire]


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