Mickey D’s Tests Burritos; Apartment Kitchen Earns C- From DOH


In his column this week, Steve Cuozzo asks why restaurant transplants always seem to suck when they come to New York. Also, why can’t you pay with plastic or get a decent scrambled egg here? [NY Post]

McDonald’s is testing a burrito-sized version of the Snack Wrap in select markets. The item would sell for $3.99, and would be made with grilled or fried chicken. [Nation’s Restaurant News]

POM has just been taken to task for unsubstantiated health claims, but such claims are likely to continue, especially now that Nestle has announced it will make pharma-foods. [Forbes]

A writer invited a restaurant health inspector to his home for a dinner part, where a warm fridge and cat food in the cupboard helped earned him a C-. [NY Times]

George Clooney’s ex-girlfriend Sarah Larson has gone back to working as a bottle-service waitress at the new Lavo. She also teaches yoga. [Page Six]