Bloody Mary at Sarabeth’s by Jeff Hester.
August 1, 2012 Weather: Scattered Thunderstorms, High of 79 Degrees.
More great free events tonight, including Lincoln Center Out of Doors performances, and a screening of Amelie in Riverside Park.
Vote here for the final film in this year’s Central Park Conservancy film fest.
It now appears that there are a half-dozen bidders who want to operate Tavern on the Green. The city is expected to decide by the end of the summer. The license is for 20 years. (NY Times)
Steve Cuozzo of the Post pans The Purple Fig on 72nd, although he only ate there once. “Vanilla panna cotta that failed to set arrived near-liquid. Espresso duck-egg creme brulee with raspberries was as grim as it sounded. It moreover lacked raspberries.” (NY Post)
A Q&A with Sarabeth Levine of Sarabeth’s, “a household name born out of a mere jar of jam.” (The New Potato)
Picholine near Lincoln Center is closing until September for its third major renovation. (NY Times)
The Patty Melt at Telepan made Eater’s list of 15 Epic NY Burgers to Eat Before You Die. (Eater)