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Chumley’s Delay, Donald Trump Sandwich, and More Intel

Plus: Ando is testing out new menu items

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The dining room of Rider, Patrick Connolly’s restaurant at National Sawdust
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— The revival of legendary West Village speakeasy Chumley’s has hit a delay. It was originally supposed to open on Tuesday, but it will now be opening on October 6. The bar and restaurant from Sushi Nakazawa owner Alessandro Borgognone has slowly been rebooking people who already made reservations. "We just wanted to take another week to put final touches on a few things," a spokeswoman says.

— Greek yogurt brand Chobani just renovated its Mediterranean-inspired Soho cafe at 150 Prince St. The new menu features salads, soups, breakfast bowls, and smoothies — made with Chobani yogurt. It reopens today.

— Chinatown cheap eats mainstay Great N.Y. Noodletown has closed for some renovations. It’s expected to reopen on Saturday.

UberEats is now available in more areas of Brooklyn, including South Williamsburg, Dumbo, Clinton Hill, Brooklyn Heights and parts of Bushwick, Gowanus, and Park Slope. Options include Delaney Barbecue, Rider, Black Tree BK, Loosie to Go, and MP Taverna.

— A deli in Bed-Stuy is offering a "Trump sandwich." It has lots of baloney, Russian dressing, American cheese, white bread, and a "small pickle" on the side. Olive Leaf Gourmet says it’s "served by a Mexican or Muslim."

— Take a look at what’s going on with the design of the new Union Square Cafe, which has a big staircase as a focus, two bars, and booths on a mezzanine. Architect David Rockwell explains: "A restaurant should unfold, like a series of snapshots. That was part of what defined the original Union Square Cafe. It was episodic."

— Hot Momofuku delivery only restaurant Ando is now letting customers test menu items that they’re thinking about putting on the menu permanently. The program, called "Ando Labs," is a tab on the app. Unfortunately, Ando does not seem to offer a significant discount to the people willing to be menu guinea pigs. The test items cost between $4 and $12.

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— East Village is hosting a Taste of East Village food tour, with small plates from restaurants like Jimmy's No. 43, Luke’s Lobster, Porchetta, Veselka, and Van Leeuwen. Proceeds from $25 tickets go toward social initiatives in the neighborhood by the Cooper Square Committee, the group that helped relocation after the East Village explosion.

— The proprietors of Pardon My French are eyeing two more restaurants in the East Village. One is a French tapas place called Nobody is Perfect, at 235 East Fourth St., and the other is a French-Mediterranean place called Bazar, at 212 East Fourth St.

— Some city politicians are calling for schools to serve kosher and halal meals to ease the financial burden on religious families.

Post columnist Steve Cuozzo files a report on a restaurant with one of the lowkey best views in the city. Indoor-outdoor restaurant The View of the World Terrace Club at the Club Quarters Hotel, 140 Washington St., apparently boasts a fantastic view on the terrace, though few people know about it. Food-wise, Cuozzo says the best bets are the grilled calamari in squid ink and the baked cod with burrata.

— And finally, watch how the legendary Dom DeMarco makes pizza at Di Fara in Brooklyn:

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