Celebs Tell Nobu to Lose the Tuna; Waterpod Strikes Deal With Greenmarket


Could this be the end of tuna hand rolls at Nobu? Celebs including Sting, Charlize Theron, Sienna Miller, and Woody Harrelson wrote a letter to Nobu, asking the restaurant to stop serving bluefin tuna, and Drew Nieporent told the Post, We are going to do the right thing. [NYP]

Danny Meyer calls his new restaurant in the Gramercy Park Hotel a recession baby, but hes not sure what to actually call it. [NYO]

Fancier food on lunch trucks doesnt necessarily mean better food, but that hasnt stopped a nationwide fleet of gourmet trucks from popping up. [WSJ]

The Waterpod, a barge that will become an open-to-the-public project in sustainable living ( la biosphere), will grow food and have a chicken coop. But if that doesnt work out, the artists living on board will barter for food with the Union Square Greenmarket. [NYT]

Major wine auction houses like Zachys, Acker Merrall & Condit, and Christies are cutting the asking prices for bottles of Bordeaux, Burgundy, and Barolo. [Reuters]

According to a study, people have to concentrate so hard when they use self-checkout that they dont make impulse snack-food buys near the register and they tend to be thinner. [Yum Sugar]