MID-CITY— With regard to Gordo's imminent Fat Cow shutter at The Grove, the chef is holding on to the space and will retool it into a new concept. Per reps: "In our quest to continually enhance the guest experience, we're excited to share that Gordon Ramsay is working on a new concept that will replace Fat Cow, which we look forward to announcing soon." [EaterWire]
SANTA MONICA—CiBOTECA, the new artisan Italian deli and cafe from the adjacent Hostaria del Piccolo crew, is behind schedule. Management had hoped to open in December but now project a launch in the next few weeks. [ELA]
Update: Despite receiving the above listed quote from PR reps, they're now backtracking and state the following: "...we jumped the gun on this one. This information is not completely accurate at this time and cannot be confirmed."