White Castle to Branch Out; Lawyers Targeting Chefs

Laurent Tourondel is being sued by the BLT Restaurant Group for the menu at his new Hamptons burger joint being too similar to the BLT concept. [NY Post]

White Castle is looking to launch three new concepts: a barbecue restaurant, a pressed-club-sandwich spot, and an Americanized Asian noodle joint. [Nation's Restaurant News]

At least four people died in protests against rising food prices in Mozambique, and another 167 were arrested. [NY Times]

A&P may be selling its Food Emporium supermarket chain, as part of an effort to shed "non-core assets." [Wall Street Journal]

The city's chefs and restaurateurs are a hot target for lawsuits filed by a handful of attorneys on behalf of small numbers of employees. [Wall Street Journal]

The "A" grade on an egg carton is not so much about its quality -- it comes from the USDA's marketing side. [Wall Street Journal]

New York Post food critic Steve Cuozzo, who was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes last year, lives by one simple rule: no junk food or sugary drinks. [NY Post]

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