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Union Square Cafe to Turn 25; Ditch Plains Drop In Now Open

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CHARITY— For the month of October, all B.R. Guest restaurants—Dos Caminos, Atlantic Grill, Blue Water Grill, Bill's Bar & Burger—will offer a special $10 dessert for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 75 percent of the proceeds from each dessert will go to the Breast Treatment Task Force. [EaterWire]

BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARKDitch Plains Drop In, the new concession from Marc Murphy in Brooklyn Bridge Park officially opened today. [EaterWire]

WEST VILLAGE— Grub Street reports that Franco Bario, the former chef de cuisine of Boqueria, is opening a Spanish restaurant in the old Da Andrea space in the West Village. Caliu Tapas will serve straightforward tapas and paella and will open in November. [GS]

UNION SQUAREUnion Square Cafe turns 25 on October 21. They're celebrating by holding a class reunion (rsvp here if you want to go). See Danny Meyer's letter to regulars about his journey and chef MIchael Romano's haiku on the year in the life of a restaurant. [USC]

Ditch Plains - West Village

29 Bedford Street, New York, NY 10014 Visit Website

Union Square Cafe

101 East 19th Street, Manhattan, NY 10003 (212) 243-4020 Visit Website

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