Gordon Ramsay's Flaws Are Not His Own; Cockroach Drops In at Waverly

• Notoriously hot-headed Gordon Ramsay claims he doesn’t like to swear and blames his potty mouth on the industry: “[A]ny chef would be a hypocrite if they didn’t admit to swearing in the kitchen.” [NYDN]

• A cockroach supposedly fell on a Brazilian C-lister’s head the other night at the Waverly Inn, but the restaurant suspects the story may have been a ploy to get a better table. By the Brazilian, not the roach. [NYP]

• An economic downturn doesn’t mean tough restaurant reservations will be any easier to score, and if restaurateurs follow Drew Nieporent’s lead, entrée prices won’t be declining. [NYT]

• Despite failed attempts at selling non-fried chicken in the past, KFC is gearing up to start serving grilled chicken in select U.S. cities, in hopes of luring back those health-conscious customers it apparently thinks it once had. [NYDN]

• A Bronx man is suing Wendy’s after chipping his tooth on a screw that had been cooked into his burger. [NYP]

• Starbucks’ planned changes for improving their drinks are nothing to get excited about, so just head to the Mercury Dime if it’s great coffee you’re after. [Guest of a Guest]

• A meat factory in Arkansas mysteriously blew up. Was it eco-terrorists? Or just ammonia? [AP]