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Quick Bites

By Chuck Sudo in Food on Mar 4, 2010 3:40PM


  • The lovely pictured is Amy Payne. Monday she was touted as Fernando Beteta's heir apparent as NoMI's Wine Director on Tasting Table Chicago. Wednesday she tweeted that she was leaving NoMI to take a job as a server at the soon-to-open Benny's Chop House. Oops! [TTC, The Stew, GS Chi]
  • Two employees of Edelson McGuire LLC have filed a class action suit against Groupon claiming fraud. Groupon Andrew Mason responds. [TOC]
  • Oprah donated $250,000 to Art Smith's Common Thread charity. [Benzinga]
  • Here are the details of the Obama Administration's Healthy Food Financing initiative. [Dept. of Health and Human Services]
  • The new localvore meat craze; pwetty widdle bunnies. [Salon]
  • Question to Benjy: Did you know that brisket you were teasing me with from Honey 1 last week was smoked? [Food Chain]
  • Intelligentsia is opening a second location in the Los Angeles area; Pasadena, specifically. [LA Times]