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Dining in Wolf of Wall Street; New Year's at BrisketTown

EATER AT THE MOVIESJoshua David Stein takes a look at how restaurants like Rao's and Top of the Sixes are used in The Wolf of Wall Street. Stein also reflects on how the scene has changed since the days when Jordan Belfort earned his riches: "Windows of the World is gone but now there's The Nomad and Blanca and, of course, Per Se and Masa and Mas and, elsewhere, $8,000 cocktails and $35,000 pudding." [Eater National]

WILLIAMSBURGBrisketTown will be open all day on New Year's Day, and, as a special treat, Daniel Delaney and his crew will be serving the popular breakfast tacos that were removed from the menu earlier this year. BrisketTown is also hosting a six-course, family-style feast of pig-centric dishes on New Year's Eve, and a few reservations are still available. [EaterWire]

GROSS OUTSA Pret a Manger customer claims that she found a frog in an Albacore Tuna Nicoise Salad purchased in a Manhattan location of the chain today. In a statement sent to Gothamist, a Pret spokesperson explains: "We are currently looking into this issue to make every effort that this does not happen again." [Gothamist]


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