Bobby Flay On Becoming Famous; Jerry Della Femina Sells Resto Out of Fear of Democrats

Yum! Brands, which owns fast-food chains KFC and Taco Bell, earned less than expected in the first quarter, while Chipotle beat expectations. [Forbes]

Fabio Parasecoli, coordinator of the New School's food-studies program, was in Union Square teaching a "pop-up" college course on local and sustainable eating. [NY Times]

Bobby Flay reveals how his interest in cooking and restaurants came about basically because he had nothing to do one day. [Wall Street Journal]

Some royal wedding guests were flabbergasted to learn that there would be no sit-down meal -- only canapés -- at the big event. [NY Times]

Jerry Della Femina blames President Obama for having to sell his Hamptons restaurant, claiming he did it to avoid having his "wealth redistributed." [NY Post]

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