Olive Garden Remodels to Look More Tuscan; Hunts Point Produce Market to Relocate After Losing Lease


Gwyneth Paltrow is everywhere these days and might be coming to a newsstand near you. The actress is rumored to be [groan] planning a food magazine.
[NY Post]

Olive Garden is remodeling 400 of its more than 730 locations over the next two years to look more like Tuscan villas.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]

Shocker: There are truck-driving services in Italy that deliver food from mothers in Calabria to their adult children in Rome and other cities.
[Wall Street Journal]

Oded Brenner of Max Brenner, Chocolate by the Bald Man, offers advice on hosting breakfast parties: The key is not to invite too many kids.
[Wall Street Journal]

The Hunts Point wholesale produce market in the South Bronx, said to be the largest in the world, is probably relocating to New Jersey after its lease expires.
[Wall Street Journal]

There’s now a cookbook inspired by baseball players’ eating habits. Diamond Dishes by Julie Loria is out tomorrow.
[NY Post]

A New York company is recalling a batch of Norwegian smoked salmon because of potential contamination by Listeria monocytogenes.
[Food Safety News]