Guy Fieri Gets a New Yellow Convertible; Jersey Shore Cast Members Banned from The Box


Guy Fieri has replaced the canary-yellow Lamborghini that was stolen last month with what calls a “bitchin’ Camaro,” in bright yellow.
[SF Chronicle]

A new iPhone app allows you to snap a picture of a dish, then converts it into a corresponding calorie count. Magic?

The new People’s Garden School Pilot Program will examine the impact of school gardens on learning and eating habits in Washington, New York, Iowa, and Arkansas.

Cook It Raw is an annual event taking place in places like Lapland where chefs get to learn foraging techniques from experts like René Redzepi.
[Wall Street Journal]

Cassava, like corn, is being used not just for food but as a biofuel. And it’s having an impact on food prices.
[NY Times]

A government shutdown will severely restrict the many food and drug inspections conducted by the FDA.

Nur Khan, the nightlife impresario who partnered with Don Hill to revitalize the Soho music bar last fall, is planning to erect a shrine in Hill’s honor at the venue.
[NY Post]

Cast members of the Jersey Shore, Deena Cortese and Sammi “Sweetheart” Giancola, were told they were not welcome to attend a party at the Box.
[NY Post]

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on April 8, 2011


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