YOU SAY WHO: SPOON-FED DISH FROM RESTAURANTS AROUND TOWN
WHO knew Belmonte’s moving east on Cookman Avenue to one of the new, larger retail spaces on the 500 block. Move happens January 2014; construction on the new space begins “soon… they are in the ‘meeting with architects stage’ right now,” according to our source. Hooray for businesses growing in Asbury Park!
NAME the restaurant owner – a fixture in the area – who can have his name all over his business but not on his liquor license due to some major mistakes made in his 20’s.
WHO knew Langosta Lounge, Goldie’s and other restaurants will be featured in an upcoming ABC News segment about Superstorm Sandy one year later.
WHICH hostess has proclaimed to most any coworker that will listen that her real job is to scoop up a wealthy customer to marry and take care of her? “Explains her tits falling out of every dress and the way she stands at the front desk,” said one snarky colleague. “She is not a worker.”
WHICH legendary restaurant is being secretly shopped around to select, experienced industry buyers. “Asking six million for the property, name, all the equipment and the liquor license,” said our source. “The place is a cash cow but the price is way, way too much.”
SPEAKING of selling, which new-ish downtown restaurant is looking for an infusion of cash? The owner wants to sell a 49 percent stake to someone with money as well as more restaurant experience to help turn around a likely sinking ship.
NAME who spotted Guy Fieri and friends spending Saturday evening at Porta. “They ordered almost everything on the menu,” TheBPlot heard.
WHICH restaurant cougar is chasing waiters around the dark wood tables during wine-soaked late-night clean-ups? “[Name waiter] really likes her and likes f*cking her and gets pissed when she goes after another guy,” said our source.
WHO is excited to hear that the Eggnog Latte returns to Starbucks November 1? Holiday drink sales at SBKS increased almost 30% year to year in 2012.
WHO will be first to taste? The beloved Hugo Espinosa splitting his time between Dauphine and Langosta beggining now. Espinosa will make his famous caesar salad, guacamole and one other item TheBPlot forgot the name of tableside.
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