WILLIAMSBURG— Zagat reports that Zenkichi's oyster bar sister restaurant Akariba is offerings a $59 omakase sushi menu from January 13 - February 5 on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
LOWER EAST SIDE—Read 'em and weep gentlemen: Adorable cheesemonger Anne Saxelby is engaged. [DJ]
WILLIAMSBURG— The new location of Artists & Fleas in Williamsburg has awesome tacos. [Racked NY]
MONTREAL—Montreal chef Martin Picard will not cook a planned dinner at the Canadian Museum of Civilization after organizers agreed to remove foie gras from the menu after being "pressured by animal-rights activists." Picard's restaurants, Au Pied de Cochon and Cabane à Sucre, are said to serve more foie gras than any other restaurant in North America. [CTV, Ottawa Citizen via Eater National]