Salman Still Obsessed With Padma; the Swiss Army Knife of Pizza Boxes


• Salman Rushdie’s ex-girlfriend says he’s still obsessed with Padma Lakshmi. [NYP]

• The new GreenBox line of pizza boxes transform into plates and leftover containers. [NYDN]

Le Cirque’s 35th anniversary party on Sunday featured a kitchen reunion with alumni like Bill Telepan, Daniel Boulud, and David Bouley working side by side. [Diner’s Journal/NYT]

• Cyndi Lauper and Sharon Osbourne served burgers at Burger Heaven as part of a Celebrity Apprentice promotion yesterday. [Fork in the Road/VV]

• There are at least fifteen Guy Fieri impersonators running around the country. [Eat Me Daily]

• Restaurants serving Pat LaFrieda meat can now advertise that fact with window signs. [Midtown Lunch]

• Despite Keith McNally’s claims that Minetta Tavern’s décor is unchanged, a portrait of Joe Gould is missing. [Vanishing New York]