Anna Wintour Protests Miss Lily Jamaican Restaurant
We never thought Anna Wintour loved eating, but it turns out she's really opposed to Jamaican food.
Such was evidenced by her relentless rallying against new Jamaican eatery Miss Lily last night at a Community Board 2 committee meeting.
With her son in tow, she and about 100 others voted against the new West Village establishment, with a verdict to be determined in the days to come.
According to the New York Daily News, "Wintour and others claim the joint will be noisy, attract dangerous elements, and create a traffic nightmare."
Wintour herself took the opportunity to speak out: "I am completely concerned. This is a unique historic neighborhood. I'm also concerned for the safety of the kids here. I would like everyone who wants to vote against this project to raise their hand."
The eatery is owned by Serge Becker, the man behind trendy hot-spots such as The Box and La Esquina. While reps behind Miss Lily claim it will be a "restaurant, not a club", Wintour's son Charlie begs to differ.
"I don't care if you call it a restaurant. No Restaurant stays open until 2 am," he affirmed.