Saffron Prices Soar; Renaissance Reached in Kosher Foods

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• The price of saffron is nearing $3000 a pound. [WSJ]

• “A renaissance in Kosher foods in America” is urging Whole Foods and other super market chains to roll out new Kosher products. [L.A. Times]

• Speculation that Gourmet and Bon Appetit could have their publishing schedules reduced is running wild at Conde Nast. [NYO]

• Melting Pot restaurants win Best California Wine List of any national chain by the California Restaurant Association. [Reuters]

• The grand-nephew of M.F.K. Fisher is writing a book about the friendship between his great aunt, Julia Child, and James Beard. [NYO]

• Johnny Rockets announces a new Cherry Kool-Aid shake with 16 grams of protein, available through October 19th. [Drinks Business Review]

Saffron Prices Soar; Renaissance Reached in Kosher Foods