McCain Frozen Foods Magnate Dead; The Rise of Hash Brownies Without the Hash


David Greco of Mike’s Deli in the Bronx, Jake Dell of Katz’s, and Nicky and Vinny Defonte of the eponymous Red Hook sandwich shop weigh in on the new generation of delis, including This Little Piggy Had Roast Beef, Oxley’s Carvery, and Bowery Beef.
[NY Post]

Wallace McCain, who helped found McCain Foods, the world’s largest producer of “frozen potato specialties,” died on Friday night in Toronto at age 81.
[NY Times]

Matt Dillon spoke out against plans to open Latin restaurant Calle Ocho on the Upper West Side, claiming the place would have too much of a bar vibe.
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A bird drawn into the engine of a JetBlue flight to Aruba forced the plane to return to JFK after it started smelling like cooked chicken.

Stop & Shop is recalling chives from Goodness Gardens of New Hampton, New York, over fears of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

Melatonin-packed desserts, including Lazy Cakes, Kush Cakes, and Lulla Pies, offer eaters the effects of hash brownies.
[NY Times]