Esca Chef to Work for Mets; Bourdain Back on Food Network

Esca chef David Pasternack will be right at home in the new Mets stadium come 2010, running a place called the Fish Shack. [Insatiable Critic]
Related: Hark! New Shake Shack to Open at Shea Stadium

Kim Severson just ruined our breakfast with a look at PETAs "Got Pus?" campaign and the question of whether or not milk contains pus. Let's all share the nausea, shall we? [Diners Journal/NYT]

A Brooklyn pizza maker accused of gunning down a mobster was acquitted yesterday, but the case still reinforces those old mafia-in-cahoots-with-Italian-joints stereotypes. [NYDN]

The Food Network has had a change of heart about Anthonys Bourdains series A Cooks Tour and will be adding episodes from the shows two seasons to its regular lineup. [Yumsugar]

A couple of striking screenwriters have taken their talents to the Web by launching a blog that covers food, politics and love. [Mouthing Off/Food & Wine]

Theres a creepy new cartoon video that is a tribute to pork and all of its glories. [The Grinder/Chow]