"Restaurant" Reneges On $2 Million Settlement

The Hooters-knockoff restaurant Hawaiian Tropic Zone has backed out of a settlement with five former employees, who allegations against general manager Anthony Rakis include rape, sexual harassment, and turning the place into a "sexual playground" for his "boyhood fantasies." [Gothamist] » 12/04/09 11:20am 12/04/09 11:20am