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Ruth Reichl Visits Stone Barns; Back Forty at Low Tide Bar

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STONE BARNSRuth Rechl files a glowing recap of a recent meal at Blue Hill at Stone Barns. From her post: "All through the meal I could sense a silent communication between the front of the house and the back. They were watching what we were eating, figuring out what we liked, adjusting the food. This is, of course, what you do at home when you cook for your family. But I've never before seen that happen in a restaurant. At Stone Barns you aren't just paying for a meal, you're forging a relationship." [Ruth Reichl]

ROCKAWAY BEACHBack Forty is hosting a crab boil at Low Tide Bar on the Rockaway Beach Boardwalk tomorrow night. For $25, you get a bucket of blue crabs, plus corn and potatoes (half buckets are $15). The Back Forty team will also host another crab boil at the bar on August 31. [Eaterwire]

CRONUT MANIAActress Emma Roberts tried to skip the line at Dominique Ansel Bakery, but she did not get a Cronut. Last night, Jimmy Fallon surprised her with one of the hybrid pastries. Head over to Eater National for the video. [~EN~]

GOWANUSThe Pines will start taking credit cards next week. [GS]
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Back Forty

190 Avenue B, New York, NY 10009 (212) 388-1992

The Pines

284 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215 718 596 6560

Blue Hill at Stone Barns

630 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills, New York 10591

Blue Hill

75 Washington Place, Manhattan, NY 10011 (212) 539-1776 Visit Website

Blue Hill at Stone Barns

630 Bedford Rd, Pocantico Hills, NY