Anne Burrell Too Busy for Gusto; a ‘Top Chef’ in Yankee Stadium

• Anne Burrell’s a bit too busy with Centro Vinoteca and her new Food Network show to start working at Gusto right now. [Fork in the Road/VV]
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Strip House will expand into the space occupied by a neighboring bookshop after the shop closes this summer. [Jeremiah’s Vanishing NY]

BLT Market’s Wild Blossom cocktail won the third-annual Sidewalk Café Drink Mix-Off, beating out a fermented-milk drink and a non-alcoholic peach puree. [NYDN]

• Before opening 24 Prince, Top Chef’s Nikki Cascone worked as the food-and-beverage director at Yankee Stadium. [Restaurant Girl]

• Au Bon Pain is giving away free iced coffee after 2 p.m. today at all of its locations. [Blondie and Brownie]

• The founder of Hardee’s, now an international food chain with over 2,000 locations, died last week at the age of 89. [NYT]