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1. Bobby Flay will NOT be on Dancing With the Stars but he will be opening a Bobby's Burger Palace in Miami in the near future. Also - stalker alert - we sat next to him at Yardbird last night. Omg!
2. Michael White gave us an update on the opening of his upcoming Tribeca eatery, The Butterfly: "right now we're about 4-5 weeks out." He also noted that it's a landmark building so there's always unpredictability when it comes to getting permits etc., so the timeframe isn't definite. Also - the burger (that uses the LaFrieda "White Label Burger "blend that's served at Ai Fiori) with bacon marmalade that he served at Burger Bash will "definitely" be on the menu there. Holla. It was our personal favorite of the night.
3. Iron Chef Michael Symon mentioned to Burger Business a few days ago that he was "aggressively" scouting new locations for his chain B Spot in Detroit, among other midwest cities. When we bent his ear at Burger Bash and told him we were from D-Town, he told us that they were planning to open a B Spot there for sure.
4. Giada De Laurentiis is possibly opening a restaurant somewhere in California "if the deal is right," but of course, that's not 100%. She's also definitely doing a talk show with Bobby Flay sometime in 2014.