Brooklyn Street-Food Crackdown; Cracker Jack Still Selling


• After a fight between two rival halal chicken vendors at SUNY Downstate, police have begun cracking down on food carts outside the hospital. [NYP]

• Despite the increasingly upscale food available at baseball stadiums, Cracker Jack is still very popular. [NYT]

• The WWE has sent the Wine School of Philadelphia a cease and desist after learning about the school’s “Sommelier Smackdowns.” [Philadelphia Inquirer]

• The owner of the Empire Room, slated to open soon in the Empire State Building, wants the lounge to appeal to locals and tourists alike. [Zagat Buzz]

• Seattle-based Beecher’s Handmade Cheese is looking to open a Manhattan location. [Feed/TONY]