A&P Files for Bankruptcy; ‘The Next Great Kosher Chef’ Rocks Long Island City


A roundup of nogs and glöggs includes Baltimore Eggnog at Millesime and spicy Indonesian-accented glögg at Aquavit.
[NY Post]

The troubled supermarket chain A&P has filed for Chapter 11. The company has struggled since buying Pathmark in 2007 for $679 million. [NY Times]

Walmart, which is quickly becoming the go-to affordable source of fresh food in food deserts around the country, is trying once again to enter New York City.
[NY Times]

An all-kosher cooking competition called “The Next Great Kosher Chef” took place in Long Island City this past weekend, sponsored by the Center for Kosher Culinary Arts.
[NY Times]

In Chicago, where food can’t be altered once it’s on a truck and food trucks can’t park within 200 feet of a restaurant, mobile cooks sell their goods in back alleys, like drugs.
[Wall Street Journal]

Metromix has named George Mendes of Aldea its Chef of the Year 2010.