Julia Child Book Sales Soar; Sex and the City Hits Le Souk


• Publicity from Julie & Julia is propelling Mastering the Art of French Cooking to the top of best-seller lists. [Crain’s]

• The Sex and the City sequel is hosting a casting call at soon-to-open Middle Eastern restaurant Le Souk. [NYP]

• Bill Clinton celebrated his 63rd birthday at Las Vegas’s Craftsteak last night. [Caucus/NYT]

• Queens’ community-farming scene is slowly catching up to that of Brooklyn. [NYDN]

• A new report from the School Nutrition Project indicates that school lunches are slowly improving, with more meatless options and local fruits and vegetables being added. [Diner’s Journal/NYT]

• Kensington residents are unhappy about El Galivan, a once-quiet Mexican restaurant that they claim has recently morphed into a nightclub. [NYDN]

The Brooklyn Kitchen is opening a cooking school in Williamsburg [Brooklyn Based]