Sam Sifton Gets Made at Daniel; Appleman Will Butcher at Pulino’s

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Daniel Boulud left last week's Epicurious Entertains event in a hurry when he heard that Sam Sifton was dining at Daniel. [NYP]

David Chang is interested in opening a Momofuku Milk Bar in D.C. [WP]

Ruth Reichl got a free sandwich at the Newark Airport yesterday when the clerk recognized her and said, "I'm so sorry; this one's on me." [NYP]

Wendy's is launching a new ad campaign touting the freshness of its products. [WSJ]

Baltimore's anonymous pizza bloggers are getting odd packages like steak knives in tomatoes or messages in jars left on their doorsteps. [Slice]

Despite the recession, business is great for food festivals. [WSJ]

Nate Appleman plans to bring in and break down whole cows for Pulino's. [Zagat Buzz]

At 1,725 pounds, a pumpkin grown in Ohio may be the world's largest. [NYDN]

Ferran Adri will be the subject of a ten-part series on Spanish public television. [Eater National]