Greenhouse Sued for a Billion; Bloomberg Endorses Fairway


• A billion-dollar race discrimination lawsuit has been filed against Greenhouse, with the plaintiffs charging that they were turned away because of their race. [NYP]

• In a recent interview, Mayor Bloomberg endorsed Fairway’s onion bagels, calling the specimen “one of the best bagels I’ve ever had in my life.” [NYDN]

• Artisanal American cheeses are increasingly popular in Europe. [WSJ]

• David Chang’s Momofuku cookbook features a lot of swears. [WSJ]

• The El Rey mini-chain of restaurants is selling a fish stew they call “Viagra Soup” because “there’s something in seafood that makes you horny.” [NYDN]

• Unless restaurant management is able to make an agreement with its employee union, BiCE will close in January. [Crain’s]

• Kraft may sell Maxwell House to Sara Lee. [NYP]