Supersizing Wall Street; Sizzler Threatens Midtown

• A Wall Street analyst who covers fast food is researching his sector by eating at “quick service” restaurants daily. [NYP]

• The McCain recipes weren’t just taken from the Food Network Website, but also from a cookbook one New York Times writer wrote. [Diner’s Journal/NYT]

• Jean-Georges Vongerichten is considering opening a restaurant in Vancouver, just a month after Daniel Boulud signed a deal there, too. [Vancouver Sun]

• Even with a good gig like being the pastry chef at Gramercy Tavern, Nancy Olson is reminded of the pleasures of rural living whenever she rides the 6 train. [Restaurant Girl]

• The McGraw-Hill building in midtown is rumored to be getting two new restaurants, one of which might be a Sizzler. [Midtown Lunch]

• A six-year drought in Australia has caused a global shortage of rice. [NYT]

• Is there’s too much Thai food on lower Second Avenue? [Melissa Kirsch]