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Dufresne and Mason Advise on Indian Menu, Cereal Milk Imposter, and More Intel

You can now get your drink on at Chuck E. Cheese, plus more dining news and gossip from around NYC

Bar Bolonat
Bar Bolonat
Nick Solares

—  Wylie Dufresne and Sam Mason "advised" on the development of the new Dinner at Tiffin Junction menu that is debuting this very night. Menu highlights include Masala meatballs, Indian chicken tenders, and soft serve kulfi. Tiffin Junction is a fast-casual Indian concept from Jawahar Chirimar located on 42 East 8th Street.

— Lower East Side Indian restaurant Khushboo is closing, but another Indian restaurant will be taking over the 6 Clinton St. storefront.

— A restaurant called Maxwell's Chophouse is coming 1182 Broadway. According to a Facebook page for the restaurant, it is "Boca's best," and while there was indeed a restaurant with that name in Boca Raton, FL., it closed in 2007. Does NYC really need another steakhouse? Don't answer that.

— Celebrity chef and future Brooklyn chicken fryer Carla Hall will host a fundraiser for the Food and Finance High School on March 7 at Espace, 635 West 42nd Street. The high school is NYC's only public institution dedicated to the culinary arts.

— Fany Gerson of Dough Doughnuts will team up with chef Einat Admony on March 14 for a "downstairs with" pop-up dinner at Bar Bolonat. The theme will be a Mexi-Medditerranean mash up, and tickets are still available.

— Brooklyn parents will be relieved to hear that they will no longer have to sneak in hip flasks to the Chuck E. Cheese at Atlantic Terminal, as it has been approved for a beer and wine license

— Frozen yogurt chain 16 Handles is flogging something called "Mmmilk & cereal" as the flavor of the month for March. We wonder where they got that idea.

— Finally here is a look at the Smith & Wollensky prime rib:

Bar Bolonat

611 Hudson Street, Manhattan, NY 10014 (212) 390-1545 Visit Website

Soho Tiffin Junction

42 E 8th St, New York, NY 10003 (212) 777-0440 Visit Website