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The Science of Drunkenness; Schenker Eyes 20th Street

WEST VILLAGE ? A tipster sends in this photo of signage indicating that Bao Vietnamese is coming to 26 Greenwich Street. [EaterWire]

FLATIRON ? Looks like Jesse Schenker is planning to open a new restaurant at 28 W. 20th St. The Recette chef is applying for a liquor license for a restaurant called The Goose. [CB5]

GREENPOINT ? Brooklyn iced coffee company Grady's Coffee Roasters has set up shop with a cart outside their headquarters at 67 N 15th St. It's currently open from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday to Friday, though they may start some weekend hours. [GS]

UPPER WEST SIDE ? Italian wine company Marchesi Antinori is hosting their first ever Antinori Sommelier Challenge tomorrow, August 21 at 6:30 p.m. Going down at Bar Boulud, the challenge pits a sommelier from Boston against one from Seattle in a no-holds-barred fight to the death, pairing wines from Bar Boulud's cellar with a dinner. [EaterWire]

WILLIAMSBURG ? The monthly lecture series Masters of Social Gastronomy returns next week with a look at booze. Taking place next Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Public Assembly, the lecture looks at the science behind drunkenness and the history of drinking games. Here's a Facebook event page. [EaterWire]

VIDEO INTERLUDE ? Comedian Adam Sacks made a fake "leaked" promo video for the iPhone 5 that mocks the hordes of "food paparazzi" that just can't help themselves. Says the Apple designer who completely redesigned the iPhone: "People only use iPhones to take photos of their food. They're sad and alone, so they use pictures of food to create the illusion of a fulfilling life." Eater National has the video. [Eater National]

Bar Boulud

1900 Broadway, Manhattan, NY 10023 (212) 595-0303 Visit Website

Grady's Cold Brew

67 N 15th St., Brooklyn, NY

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