Bloomberg’s Last Meal; Starbucks Sandwiches Reprieved

Mayor Michael Bloomberg channeled Elvis when describing what he would eat if he had one last breakfast: Wonder Bread toasted, with Skippy Super Chunky melted on it, slices of overripe banana, and fresh, crisp bacon. [NYP]

With calorie counts now on display, its frighteningly clear how Americans consume too many calories. Ever heard of the 2,330-calorie Jack Daniels Sampler appetizer at T.G.I. Fridays? [WSJ]
Related: The Shocking Secrets of Chain-Restaurant Calorie Counts

Maybe if Americans werent eating such large portions, the rest of the world wouldnt have to starve. [Reuters]

Reversing an earlier decision, Starbucks will continue to sell warm breakfast sandwiches, but with a less overpowering odor. [WSJ]

Now that youre eating at home more often in an effort to cut back on spending, the big food companies are seeing their profits rise. [NYT]

Cant afford the pricey lobster rolls of Manhattan? As with so many other things, just head to Brooklyn for cheaper versions. [Chow]