Gryphon Not Happy About the Griffin; Bottled-Water Deposits Move Ahead


• The owner of Miami club Gryphon has sent a cease-and-desist letter to the Griffin. [NYP]

• A federal judge has lifted the injunction preventing New York from collecting deposits on bottled water. [NYT]

• A taco dish created by Rachael Ray will make its debut on New York City public school menus today. [NYP]

• Do-it-yourself butchery is increasingly popular, with classes cropping up in cities across the country. [NYT]

• Brooklyn parents are angry about a new DOE regulation that allows for only one bake sale a month, charging that the revenue from bake sales is crucial to struggling schools. [Gothamist]

Hallo Berlin owner Rolf Babiel has passed away, leaving the chain’s future in question. [Midtown Lunch]

• Wolfgang Puck and Mario Batali will join Daniel Boulud in opening restaurants at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands resort. [NRN]

• The “Smart Choices” program, which allowed food manufacturers to label their foods as healthier options, has been suspended after the FDA announced it would investigate whether the program is misleading to consumers. [WSJ]