MenuMasters Awards Announced; Dive Bars Round-Up


Nation’s Restaurant News‘ 14th annual MenuMasters Awards Ceremony will induct Tom Colicchio into its Hall of Fame, and also honor Panda Express, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, and Subway.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]

Ben Ryder Howe, author of the new book My Korean Deli, names his favorite Koreatown spots, including Kum Gang San, Woorijip, and Mé Bar in the La Quinta Inn.
[NY Post]

A new study suggests food dyes found in everything from cereal to mac ‘n’ cheese, can worsen attention deficit hyperactive disorder in children.
[ABC News]

Harry & David, the mail-order food company known for its fruit baskets and Moose Munch snacks, is preparing to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Richard Colon, better known back in the day as Crazy Legs, hosts the webcast Lunch Breaks, a hip-hop-slash-cooking show.
[NY Times]

A roundup of the city’s best dive bars includes Bushwick Country Club, Otto’s Shrunken Head, and Ace Bar.
[NY Post]