The Guggenheim to Get a Food Cart; Pringles Go Multigrain


Mississippi is the most obese state in the country for the sixth year in a row, according to the seventh annual “F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America’s Future” report. New York tied for 36th place with Florida and Idaho.
[NY Daily News]

The Guggenheim Museum is seeking permission from the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission to install an upscale food cart outside its Fifth Avenue entrance.

The Flatiron District is getting a new restaurant. Zio, a contemporary Italian, has just signed a 15-year, 5,000-square-foot lease at 11 West 19th Street.
[NY Post]

Layne Mosler’s blog, Taxi Gourmet, chronicles the year-long stint she spent eating out based on New York City cab drivers’ recommendations.
[Wall Street Journal]

A New York pet food company, Feline’s Pride of Elma, is recalling some of its frozen raw food for cats and kittens because of possible salmonella contamination.
[Consumer Affairs]

A new type of Pringles is made with several grains, as well as potatoes. The ad campaign for them includes a charity donation for hungry children and pairing suggestions.
[NY Times]

Tom Chadwick’s bar Dram, in Williamsburg, employs a roster of all-star bartenders from such prominent cocktail bars as Death & Co. and Flatiron Lounge.
[Diner’s Journal]

Walgreen is testing the market for chilled foods, such as sandwiches, fresh-cut fruit, soups, and wraps. Meals like chicken Marsala and General Tso’s chicken may be next.
[Wall Street Journal]

White House chefs Cristeta Comerford, Bill Yosses, and Sam Kass are all over the TV, on shows like Iron Chef, Top Chef, and The Biggest Loser.

Little globs of oil have been found underneath the shells of barely hatched blue crabs near Biloxi, which is dangerous because they could be eaten by fish and birds.