• It looks like Geoffrey Zakarian's Town has closed its doors. [GS]
• A roundup of other spots that have closed in the last couple of days. [Eater]
• More cheerful: This roundup of places slated to open next week. [TONY]
• Jim Lahey has a few, not-so-kind words for Times critic Frank Bruni, who had the audacity to award Lahey's Co. a single star earlier this week. [NYO]
• Why was the Beatrice Inn shuttered this week? It may have been the work of "haters" who "couldn't get in," explains Chloë Sevigny. [GS]

• More on the liquor license scandal: Corrupt inspectors not only took cash to speed up the approval process from six or eight months to a couple of weeks or less, but some also accepted gift cards and clothes. [NYDN]
• A bunch of restaurants are offering new specials on wine. And some places are allowing diners to bring their own and dropping corkage fees. [WSJ]
• More on the closing of Lever House, which served its last meal today. [NYT]
Wylie Dufresne will appear on Nightline tonight, if you're interested. [TFB]