Hot Bread Kitchen Moves Into Harlem's La Marqueta; Prime Meats Takes Plastic
The 4,500-square-foot city-owned La Marqueta market in Harlem will now house Hot Bread Kitchen, a nonprofit bakery that trains low-income immigrant women in culinary skills. [Wall Street Journal]
It still does not take reservations, but Prime Meats in Carroll Gardens takes credit cards as of Wednesday night. Only American Express is accepted. [Diner's Journal]
The Kellogg Company has agreed to restrict its advertising to resolve an investigation into its claims about the health benefits of its Rice Krispies cereal. [NY Times]
In a recent taste test pitting store-bought eggs against those of pampered backyard hens, not much difference could be detected. [Washington Post]
Rapper M.I.A. was depicted as a bourgeois in a New York Times profile in which she ate truffle fries. She later revealed it was the journalist who ordered them. [Village Voice/Running Scared]
The New York Times has launched "The Scoop," a free New York-centric iPhone app that features "The Sifty Fifty," Sam Sifton's 50 favorite restaurants. [Diner's Journal]
Shellfish allergies tend to be long-lasting, but a new study suggests that some allergy sufferers build up a tolerance to shrimp as they grow older. [Reuters]
Have a restaurant tip or other food-related news? Send it to email@example.com.
Get the Food & Drink Newsletter
Our weekly guide to New York dining includes food news and reviews, as well as dining events and interviews with chefs and restaurant owners.