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.