Get ready for the best new concept since Mac and Cheese elevated to cult status a few years back. Sources say that soon, Nocavore, the ultimate reaction to food pretension poised as politics, will be ready to go, in an undisclosed, downtown location. Promising “Nothing Nearby, Nothing Natural, Never” they hope to be a Mecca for the many recoiling from food as foreign policy.
Ingredients from the best brands will be represented, the real heirlooms; Kraft American cheese, canned fruit from Dole, and Ham from Hormel. The menu is yet to be announced, but Spam will be in there somewhere for sure.
Nocavore promises a refreshing return to simple dining. It looks to be a huge success. After all people vote with their feet, and resent being told what to eat.
According to the October 27, 2009 article in the Times, the wait for new liquor licenses is now 4 to 6 weeks, with the hope that even this shortened time will be soon be cut
Dennis Rosen, the newly installed chairman of the SLA, instituted a process of self certification by lawyers to ease the backlog of 2116 applications of which 1018 are older than a year. Mr. Rosen also said he had hired Michael Jones, a former prosecutor in the Manhattan District Attorney’s office, to “oversee the Harlem office and clean it up.”
If true, this is incredible news. The sometimes 6 month wait for approval, might cease to be the bane of lease negotiations for restaurant owners, landlords, and brokers.