Scoop: Food News Round-Up

The beef will be in new hands this month at Bourbon Steak.

Keeping you updated on the city's top food news...

• Despite Komi's
liquor license application requesting an expansion, chef Johnny Monis
tells me his 38-seat restaurant will remain unchanged as we know it. The
planned expansion is for much needed wine storage and office space, the
chef says.

Bourbon Steak
head chef David Varley, who helped the Michael Mina property establish a
strong local connection, will be leaving at the end of this month to
become corporate chef for the Mina Group. Replacing him at the Four Seasons
restaurant is Adam Sobel, who was most recently executive chef at Rick
Moonen’s RM Seafood at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. His résumé also includes time at Vegas' Bradley Ogden and Restaurant Guy Savoy.

• The Mayflower's storied Town and Country bar is reportedly closing. Yeas and Nays

• The newly redone Ardeo + Bardeo has a new chef. Nate Garyantes comes from the kitchen at Ardeo + Bardeo sibling Oval Room and minibar and Cafe Atlantico before that. GOG Blog

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