PETA Wants Frankenmeat; Ramsay Loves Fast Food

PETA is getting involved in the Frankenmeat debate by offering a $1 million to the first person to come up with a method to produce commercially viable quantities of in vitro meat at competitive prices by 2012. Yeah, good luck with that. [NYT]

Mark from Top Chef worked Publics table at last weeks Taste of the Lower East Side. [Gothamist]

Playboy has launched a nationwide search for Olive Garden servers to pose in an upcoming pictorial unimaginatively called "Girls of Olive Garden." [NYP]

Gordon Ramsays love for explosive language is trumped only by his lust for In-N-Out burgers. [Sunday Mail]

Yet another factor contributing to rising food costs: climate change. [Metro NY]

Forget the flavor debate grilling with charcoal is greener than using propane. [NYT]

Mamouns is now bottling and selling their hot sauce for at-home enjoyment. [Fork in the Road/VV]