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Tavern on the Green to Become Gift Shop; Gordon Ramsay to Move in Next Door to Rival Jamie Oliver

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Food writer and cook Nigel Slater’s bestselling memoir Toast will be made into a BBC One drama, and Helena Bonham Carter will play Slater’s stepmother. Freddie Highmore, who starred in Tim Burton’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, will play Slater.
[BBC]

With Dean Poll unable to appease food union workers, Tavern on the Green will now become a visitors center with snack bar and gift shop.
[NY Post]

The problem with food photography in restaurants, says Grant Achatz, is that you can end up eating your meal at the wrong temperature.
[AP]

Gordon Ramsay is in talks to open a restaurant next door to rival chef Jamie Oliver’s forthcoming barbecue restaurant.
[Bloomberg]

As the restaurant industry recovers from the recession, discounted meals are being replaced with other specials, like breakfast and snack items and premium products.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]

Nestlé is planning a tea version of its popular Nespresso coffee pod system code-named “Special T.” It will work with sealed aluminum capsules containing tea leaves.
[NY Times]

Hershey is suing Williams-Sonoma over the release of a brownie pan shaped like its signature chocolate bar.
[ABC News]

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