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Beauty & Essex Team Wins Support For Bowery Booze Bid

Chris Santos addresses community members at a meeting of CB3's SLA Committee. (Photo: Jaime Cone)

Chris Santos addresses community members at a meeting of CB3’s SLA Committee. (Photo: Jaime Cone)

The Tao Group clinched the provisional support of Community Board 3’s liquor license committee last night in its bid to open another high-end hotspot on the Lower East Side — this one at 199 Bowery, the former location of problematic nightclubs.
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Chris Santos Says Obama Digs His New Hot Sauce, But Can It Beat 200 Others?

(Photo: Jaime Cone)

(Photo: Jaime Cone)

Foodies from all backgrounds, including Stanton Social chef and Food Network star Chris Santos, gathered on d.b.a’s back patio Wednesday evening, under (probably redundant) heat lamps, to taste some 200 hot sauces from over the world. Twenty judges weighed in, and the concoctions with the best kick in the bunch will receive a personalized trophy at the Third Annual Hot Sauce Expo, to be held at the Brooklyn Expo April 25 and 26.

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