A Food Truck War Breaks Out; a Blogger Lives on Food Trucks

Emeril Lagasse sold his Midtown Manhattan loft for $4.6 million, after reducing the price six different times from $7.65 million last year. [Wall Street Journal]

A food truck war has broken out between the Rickshaw Dumpling Truck and the Frites 'N' Meats truck after the former parked too close to the latter's regular spot. [Wall Street Journal]

Scott Conant is opening an outpost of his popular Scarpetta restaurant in Beverly Hills this fall. There are branches in Miami and Toronto, and there's one planned for Las Vegas this year. [LA Times]

Starbucks is focusing its sales strategy not only on its shops, but also on selling its coffee-shop products in supermarkets. [Wall Street Journal]

A Brooklyn blogger has vowed to eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner off food trucks for 30 days, and chronicle the experience. [NY Daily News]

Amar'e Stoudemire, a forward for the Knicks, keeps kosher after discovering his Jewish roots. He recently received a rabbi's blessing at the kosher steakhouse Prime Grill. [NY Post]

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