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EaterWire: Colicchio on Rose, Alfama Heading East, Young's Comeback?

The line for 8 cent mac 'n' cheese at Supermac
The line for 8 cent mac 'n' cheese at Supermac

TV LAND— A programming note: his Highness Tom Colicchio will be on The Charlie Rose Show tonight on PBS at 11:30.

EAST VILLAGE— Last month the Alfama space in the West Village went on the market and a rep there confirmed they planned on moving. Today, Grub Street learns they may be moving to the East Village into an open spot on Extra Place: "A tipster responds to our news about a Portuguese restaurant rumored to open alongside the Avalon Bowery Place: 'Just to let you know. I talked to the Alfama people 2 weeks ago when I dined there and this is them. They wanted a new space that’s a bit bigger and has the capacity to be a bakery too.'" [GS]

TOP CHEF— Joshua David Stein hears word that the villainized Toby Young will be back to guest judge another season of Top Chef. [My Memoirs]

NEW YORK CITY— Conde Nast Traveler’s Hot List is up for 2009. NYC's "hot" restaurants: Scarpetta, Corton, Co, L'Artusi, Char No. 4, Convivio, The John Dory, The Redhead, Momofuku Ko. [Concierge]

Corton

239 W Broadway, New York, NY 10013 Visit Website

Scarpetta

88 Madison Avenue, Manhattan, NY 10016 (212) 691-0555 Visit Website

L'Artusi

228 West 10th Street, Manhattan, NY 10014 (212) 255-5757 Visit Website

Convivio

45 Tudor City Place, New York, NY 10017 Visit Website

Momofuku Ko

8 Extra Place, Manhattan, NY 10003 (212) 203-8095 Visit Website

Alfama

214 E 52nd Street, New York, NY 10022 212 759 5552

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