Girl Scout Cookies Going Extinct; Little Italy Is Back


Padma Lakshmi’s custody battle with baby-daddy Adam Dell is heating up as Dell reveals the Top Chef mom had hoped billionaire Teddy Forstmann was Krishna’s biological father.
[NY Post]

Gabriel Stulman of Joseph Leonard, Jeffrey’s Grocery, and now Fedora has created not only a series of popular restaurants, but a place for Wisconsin kids to work in New York.
[NY Times]

The Girl Scouts are phasing out some of their popular cookies. Thin Mints are safe, but Dulce de Leche, Thank U Berry Munch, Tagalongs, and others are on their way out.
[Wall Street Journal]

Nina Zagat’s advice for a business lunch? Avoid complicated dishes, expensive wine, and try not to let anyone know you have food allergies.
[Wall Street Journal]

Little Italy is back. With the forthcoming Le Baron and the Mondrian Hotel, in addition to established hot spots like GoldBar, scenesters are taking back the neighborhood.
[NY Post]

Sorry, Ronald. In China, KFC is waaayyy more popular than McDonald’s, with the Colonel’s image a more common sight than Mao’s.

Momofuku founder David Chang is launching an iPad app called Lucky Peach, as well as a quarterly print journal in collaboration with Peter Meehan.
[Diner’s Journal]

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This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 27, 2011


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