Spring training started this week, yet the gloom of winter still casts its pall on Long Island City with nary a bulb peeping and local news in deep hibernation. Sure, I could do a post-mortem on HQ2, but why? It’s time to move on and with that we’re happy (sad) to share that M. Wells Dinette will be leaving MoMA PS1 at month’s end and Mina’s will replace it come April following a renovation according to The New York Times. Per the article (and name) , Mina Stone, a cookbook writer, will run the restaurant and it will have a Mediterranean menu. Out goes butter and in comes olive oil, out goes meatloaf and foie gras and in comes hummus and branzino, out goes winter and…
Mina’s Coming to MoMA’s in April – according to Florence Fabricant at NYT
M. Wells Dinette Closing At End of This Month – since 2012, 7-yr itch?
Queens Politicians Feel The Heat Over Amazon’s Withdrawal – two in particular
Japanese Restaurant Coming to 42-38 Crescent Street – in Court Square