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Wall Street Loves Agribiz; Did the ‘Times’ Dig for Dirt on a Hapless Brit Chef?

Did the Times send a private eye after a chef sued them for having suggested he was a druggie? [NYP]

Restaurant Week is the “Woodstock of the culinary world,” a wondrous opportunity that no one should let slip by. So says Drew Nieporent’s brother, anyway. [NYDN]

Wall Street investors are stampeding each other to invest in agribusiness commodities. And that is making some corn and cattle producers very, very nervous. [NYT]

A culinary tour of Red Hook, courtesy of Chow. They mention that Al “Scarface” Capone got his scar there but pass over the adored roast-beef sandwiches at Defonte's. [Chow]

N.J. school kids have been used as guinea pigs for a new fat substitute. And they love it! The stuff supposedly tastes great and has no health risks. [NorthJersey.com]

The world's largest bottle of wine is unveiled on Wall Street. The 64-gallon bottle of Australian shiraz cannot be ordered at MarkJoseph Steakhouse, though, no matter how big your bonus was. [NYP]

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