‘Top Chef’ Filming in New York Right Now?; 50 Cent Sues Taco Bell

An excited reader spots a film crew and someone in a Top Chef apron outside of Craft. [Time for Cheese]

Rapper 50 Cent is suing Taco Bell for $1 million for using him in a “guerrilla” ad campaign. [NYDN]

A Palace Fried Chicken in Long Island City became Flushing Burgers so that Lindsay Lohan could film a scene from Ugly Betty there. [NYDN]

A woman is suing Baguettes and Co., on Park Place, for serving her a sandwich that gave her salmonella. [NYP]

Former Freemans chef Jean Adamson, Isabelle McNally (daughter of Keith), and the owner of the Heartschallenger truck are among the New Yorkers whose homes are photographed in a series by Todd Selby. [Gothamist]

A church across from Brooklyn Flea wants it closed down because it’s reducing church attendance and clogging traffic. [NYS]

Four writers take Restaurant Week for a test spin at four local restaurants and get mixed results. [Metromix]
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