Kogi in New York; Obama Fried Chicken Undeterred by Protestors


• L.A. Korean-barbecue truck Kogi wants to open a truck or a stand in New York. [Zagat Buzz]

• Despite protests led by Al Sharpton, the owner of Obama Fried Chicken refuses to change the restaurant’s signage to another name. [Urbanite/amNY]

• Brooklyn wine shop the Greene Grape was just named New York Wine & Spirit Retailer of the Year by the New York Wine & Grape Foundation. [Brooklyn Paper]

• The Obama administration’s response to the pistachio-salmonella scare signifies a shift in food policy to one that’s tough on safety. [NYT]

• A job opening for a Client Relations Manager at OpenTable sounds … inappropriate. [Gawker]