Another example of why it's great to run your own blog. You can incessantly promote your own pet favorites -- like my dog, Fifi, the French bulldog.
Here's Gawker, with an article about the sorts of places in NYC that have made the French Bulldog a mascot.
Good taste. I can tell you that Fifi, our French bulldog, craves Boulevard ciabatta and tomatoes roasted slowly with olive oil and garlic. A fine dog, wouldn't you say? And I should have wondered: any local places that favor dogs as mascots?