John McCain Likes Pepperoni Slices; Hung’s First Passover

• John McCain bought a slice of pepperoni pizza for $3 yesterday at Verrazano Pizza in Bay Ridge and, generous tipper that he is, left a $20 bill. [AP]

• In order to prepare his Passover menu at Solo, Top Chef winner Hung Huynh had to learn a lot, namely what matzo is and how to cook with it. [NYDN]

• As seafood prices rise, you might need to pick up some less expensive varieties. Tautog and croakers, anyone? [NYDN]

• If the British are throwing a third of their perfectly edible food away, then surely Americans are doing the same or worse. [Bitten/NYT]