Cupcake Stop Will Open Shop; Chains Sued for Carcinogenic Chicken


• Food truck the Cupcake Stop will open a brick-and-mortar store in the East Village. [Fork in the Road/VV]

• McDonald’s, Burger King, and Friendly’s were all named as defendants in a class-action suit charging that the chains sold carcinogenic chicken without a warning. [Bloomberg]

Michael’s patrons are divided on the restaurant’s new Twitter feed that names celebrities in the house, with Anna Wintour thinking “it is probably ill-advised” and Jerry Della Femina being all for it. [Diner’s Journal/NYT]

• Brooklyn has led the city in food recalls every year since 2005. [NYP]

• McDonald’s profits rose 5.9 percent in the past quarter. [WSJ]

• The number of hungry people worldwide soared to 1.02 billion this year. [NYT]