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Academy Award Nominated NIMBY, The Return of the Rainbow Bagel, and More Intel

A new chicken sandwich, ramen from an iron chef, plus more news and gossip from around NYC

Nick Solares

— Daniel Delaney debuted a new sandwich at Delaney Chicken yesterday, with Havarti cheese, spicy mayo, and pickled jalapeños. "People wanted a spicier sandwich," he tells Eater. It costs $10.

— Actor Neal Huff, who's in the Academy Award nominated film Spotlight, is a long time Soho resident and loves the neighborhood's Italian restaurants and Local on Sullivan St. He doesn't begrudge Dominique Ansel for the success of the Cronut — which he describes as the "pastry equivalent of the Beatles" — despite the lines. But Ladurée, which regularly hosts boisterous parties with loud DJ's, brings out the NIMBY in him.

—  There is a Juice Press coming to Park Slope.

— The rainbow bagel is available on Bedford Avenue again. The creation from The Bagel Store in Williamsburg proved so popular that it forced a shut down to revamp the operation.

— Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto's Midtown ramen restaurant Momosan looks like it is edging towards opening at 342 Lexington Ave. It was originally expected to debut in the fall.

— Is the sleeper hit at the new incarnation of Acme chef Brian Loiacono's meatballs? They are an off-menu special and the recipe is, of course, the chef's grandmother's:

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— Popular East Village ramen spot Minca is back in business, only a day later than expected. The restaurant was shut down for over two months due to gas related issues in the building.

—  Finally, here is a look at Sushi Nakazawa: