Gordon Ramsay Attacks; Bush Fails Eaters

Gordon Ramsay lays into Marco Pierre White, Frank Bruni, and Big Macs in this wide-ranging interview, which ends with this complaint: Im being judged on my persona as opposed to my food, and you know what? Fuck it. [The Independent]

Morgan Stanley and other firms wont let their executives entertain clients or expense lunch at the Hawaiian Tropic Zone because its too much like a strip club. We are a totally misunderstood restaurant, claims the owner. [NYP]

Less than 10 percent of food imported to the U.S. is even examined by the FDA, which is woefully understaffed and underfinanced by the Bush administration. [NYT]

Who has the most restrictive, ideologically burdensome diet? Here are ten different varieties, from simple vegetarianism to the (made-up) breatharianism. [Chow]

Monday Rooms sommelier gives advice on how to enjoy the tiny, low-profile tasting room set inside of Public. [Gothamist]

Mothers Day menus from all around the taste spectrum, and all around town. [Eat for Victory/VV]

Gael Greene readying her own blog, Insatiablecritic.com, which will include her best stuff from the seventies, previously unavailable online. [Eater]