Fast Food Elicits Guilty Plea; Where the Brangelina 8 Should Eat

A Brooklyn rapist pleaded guilty in exchange for KFC and Popeyes chicken, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, carrot cake, along with a pizza, two calzones, lasagna and ice cream. [NYP]

A small group of teens opened a caf for two days at the seaport this week as part of an entrepreneurial-training program. [Downtown Express]

Marions Continental Restaurant and Lounge is closing after eighteen years on the Bowery, but will operate under that name until the new management figures out what to do with the space. [Eater]

Where should the Brangelina 8 eat in the United States? Food writers recommend the family-friendly Good Stuff Eatery in D.C. and Spruce in San Francisco. [Mouthing Off/Food & Wine]

Chinese treats to eat tonight during the opening ceremony for the Olympics: Peking duck, dumplings, and bao. [NYDN]

Charring foods create cancer-causing chemicals, so dont grill dinner on a daily basis. [Diners Journal/NYT]