(AP) — In this Wed., Oct. 31, 2012 file photo, Leigh Dworkin, right, waits for a slice of pizza as Carlos Quizhplema, left, and Rosa Rosas work behind the counter at Frank's Trattoria, in New York.
The establishment had water, but no electricity or phone service. Quizhplema rode his bicycle 3 hours from the Flushing section in the Queens borough of New York to get to work. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg, File)
Large swaths of New York City's normally robust, trend-setting restaurant scene were hobbled this week by the storm, some by flooding, others by days without power — and thus refrigeration. Daniel Boulud's DBGB Kitchen & Bar, Tom Colicchio's Craft and Colicchio & Sons, Mario Batali's massive culinary landmark Eataly — all struggled to reopen days after the onset of the storm.