Do Resto P.R. People Have to Like the Food?; Chazz Palminteri Opens a New York Eatery in Baltimore


Bruce Buschel continues his rant about restaurant PR, asking an age-old restaurateur question: Does the publicist have to like the food?
[NY Times]

A California farm has recalled 64,000 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken and pork meals because the broccoli in the packages may be tainted with Listeria monocytogenes.
[Food Safety Recall]

Rising world food prices are still the day’s biggest food news story, with a record high for commodities like wheat and corn reached in February.

Mark Bittman creates a vegetable-soup matrix split into four essential categories: creamy, brothy, earthy, and hearty.
[T Magazine]

Wendy’s is establishing a joint venture to re-enter the Japanese market, with a plan to open its first Tokyo location this year.
[Wall Street Journal]

Chazz Palminteri, best known for his role in A Bronx Tale, is opening a restaurant in Baltimore called Chazz: A Bronx Original.
[Baltimore Sun]