Martha Stewart Saves Emiril Lagasse; Mike Huckabee Invited to a Big Gay Dinner Party
Hummus maker Sabra is leaving its Astoria, Queens location this summer and moving its headquarters to a larger space in Richmond, Va. [Crain's]
Yet another look at the popularity of raising chickens in New York City highlights online meeting groups for urban poultry farmers. [NY Daily News]
Emeril Lagasse credits Martha Stewart, who in 2008 bought the rights to his franchise when he was in debt, with saving his career and empire. [AP]
Super-sizing has been replaced with a new trend: smaller snack-sized portions. Dairy Queen is the latest to shrink a popular menu item, rolling out Mini Blizzards this summer. [CNN]
Dan Smith and Steve McDonagh, hosts of the Food Network's Party Line With the Hearty Boys, have invited notorious homophobe Mike Huckabee to dinner with their son. [E! Online]
The government will work with the food industry to gradually cut the amount of salt Americans consume, as a way to reduce deaths from hypertension and heart disease. [Reuters]
Restaurants are expected to report improved sales trends in the first quarter, as well as a continued sense that an industry recovery has begun. [Nation's Restaurant News]
Sen. Chuck Schumer's "Schumwich" sandwich comprises roast beef, banana peppers, pickled jalapeños, extra onions, tomatoes, and pickles, mayo and mustard. [NY Post]
Think that baconmania is dead? Not quite. The Bagel Stores in Brooklyn have come up with the bacon-and-egg bagel, inspired by Italian lard bread. [NY Daily News]
A roundup of the worst al fresco dining experiences includes Flex Mussels, The Red Lion, and Benny's Burritos -- all of which expose patrons to construction or traffic fumes. [NY Post]
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