Danny Meyer has tapped Gramercy Tavern's executive sous-chef, Nick Anderer, to run things at his new restaurant at the Gramercy Park Hotel. [GS]
• A roundup of restaurants already open or will be soon. [Eater]
• Greenpeace staged a demonstration inside Nobu on Saturday night. [NYT]
• More bad news for Giuseppe Cipriani: His Moscow expansion is a no-go. [P6]
• Pete Wentz's Angels & Kings was shuttered for serving minors. [Gawker]
Frank Bruni isn't too impressed with the Obamas decision to eat at Blue Hill during their weekend jaunt to NYC: "In the very predictability of this choice, in its all-too-neat squaring with the officially sanctioned food agenda, in its absence of surprise or abandon, isn't it ever so slightly disappointing?" [NYT]

• Marea introduces a $34 lunch deal beginning tomorrow. [TFB]
Adam Platt gives Aldea and Apiary two stars apiece in this weeks NY. [NYM]
• A long list of the restaurants that closed during the month of May. [Eater]
• FreshDirect says that despite the recession, business is up. [Crain's]
• Gordon Ramsay talks about his recent financial woes. [Times UK]
Anthony Bourdain's 13 places to eat before you die. [Men's Health via GS]