KFC Pushes Further Into France; Chefs Get Cooking with Their Moms


Americans are eating more vitamin supplements, which may be a good thing, especially for kids, who generally don’t get enough vitamin D and other nutrients.
[Wall Street Journal]

KFC is plotting a deeper move into France, with a new ad campaign surrounding the opening of the 100th store there and plans for another 300 locations by 2015.
[Wall Street Journal]

James Beard Award winners Tom Colicchio and Grant Achatz say that while fine dining is expensive, it’s a worthy splurge.

Meanwhile, Achatz is selling tickets to his forthcoming Next bar, with cheaper tickets for off-peak hours. Say, $45 to $75 for a five- or six-course meal.
[NY Times]

The Gulf Coast oil spill threatens dozens species of fish and shellfish, including the eggs laid that float near the surface of the water, where most of the oil settles.
[NY Times]

In a recent test of delivery diet meals, Manhattan Zone, based on the 40:30:30 Zone Diet (carbs:protein:fat), beat out Chefs Diet, Nu-Kitchen, and eDiets.
[NY Times]

Donatella Arpaia, Corwin Kave of Fatty Crab, and Aaron Sanchez, son of Zarela Martinez, all get inspiration in the kitchen from their moms.
[NY Post]

Bklyn Made, to be held at Borough Hall on May 14, will showcase the borough’s food brands, including Bagels by Bell, Acme Smoked Fish Corporation, Wine Cellar Sorbets.
[Brooklyn Paper]