David Chang to Las Vegas? Marco Pierre White Slams Gordon Ramsay

I dont believe in that whole superstar celebrity-chef thing, David Chang says in an adoring Times profile. Side note: A Momofuku may indeed open in Las Vegas. [NYT]
Related: The I Chang [NYM]

At a book signing at Borders, Marco Pierre White responds to Gordon Ramsays admission that he stole Whites reservation book some years ago: That just shows what kind of person Gordon is. Hes a liar, a thief, and a huckster. [Serious Eats]
Related: Batali, Bourdain, and Ramsay Mentor to Finally Take on America? [Grub Street]

Which wont get in the way of Ramsay's selling the movie rights to his life story: I've been approached by some amazing guys who see it as a kind of Billy Elliotstyle film, only with chefs whites instead of ballet shoes. The climax will be our young hero picking up his first Michelin star. Were already tearing up. [Digital Spy]

Westchester schoolkids get sick after drinking Snapple milk beverages given out at lunch. [NYT]

His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama enjoyed a nice big meal of veal in Milwaukee recently, much to the surprise of some of his admirers. [Chow]

A 129,000-pound, fifteen-state beef recall is underway after an E. coli breakout in Michigan. New York isnt one of the states at least not yet. [USAT]